Senior Product Sourcing Lead
About the Role:
This role is fantastic for anyone wanting to help improve and think creatively about sourcing and supply chain processes. This role will have a regional impact on project delivery and collaboration for our company by connecting the sourcing activities to the project deliveries through design and development. It will require a commitment to understanding and learning about the past and present processes while proactively molding future processes thereby establishing a clear path for growth and expansion.
Who + What We're Looking For:
The Development Team is looking for motivated individuals with a love of learning and collaboration who are eager to join a workplace built around the mindset of "we" over "me". We're committed to investing in team member growth and encourage applicants to consider the direct and/or indirect ways in which they meet the following criteria.
Reporting to the sourcing leader, Product Sourcing is responsible for partnering with business stakeholders and develop forward looking opportunity analysis, engage in a sourcing effort which will result in the lowering of costs, improvement of quality or reduction in time to deliver a project. this role will be primarily responsible for executing and implementing the sourcing strategies into projects.
Focused on materials, including but not limited to furniture, fixtures, lighting, construction materials, consumables, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, telecommunications, networking equipment, etc.
Engage in monitoring of contracts and contractual obligation of suppliers, partner internally to measure and execute on a supplier relationship management program.
Deliver information about completed agreements to WeWork partners; publicize agreements in order to achieve greater participation and savings.
Develop and refresh documentation to support the Supply Chain team, which may include RFX documentation, spend analysis, and other documentation as needed.
Work with the WeWork team members to coordinate efforts to monitor and encourage compliance with agreements.
Track performance against metrics to track success of implemented process solutions and provide reports to larger organization.
Communicate regularly with the Director of Sourcing and Supply Chain and the Supply Chain team to provide progress updates and coordinate initiatives.
Collaborate closely with Supply Chain team members focused on People and Product.
Collaborate closely with all Discipline Heads (e.g. Engineering, Interior Design, BIM, Arts & Graphics, Construction, Operations, etc.) and their respective teams.
Collaborate closely with all Regional Clusters and teams to better understand their process challenges
4 year degree or equivalent preferred.
Ability to prioritize tasks and work on both short term and long term solutions simultaneously.
Must be very organized and exhibit excellent time management skills.
Experience in negotiating pricing, contracts, and commercial terms.
Clear communicator and excellent presenter with oral, written, and graphic presentation skills.
Reliable, focused, and detail oriented.
Self-directed with a high level of initiative and a "can do" attitude, but open to feedback and a strong desire to learn.
Excellent people skills with an ability to build consensus.
Proficient in documentation.
Culture + Benefits:
At WeWork, we want you to bring your whole, authentic self to work, because no matter your background, we are on this journey together. As part of our Development Team, you will enjoy an array of benefits including:
Comprehensive medical coverage, including parental leave
Paid vacation + holiday leave
A robust Professional Development program
Complimentary meals + beverages
Company retreats, events, and wellness programs
Lifestyle perks + discounts
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