Strategic Sourcing for Indirect Spend Consultant

Resources Global Professionals Los Angeles, CA

Strategic Sourcing for Indirect Spend Consultant

Los Angeles, California, US

Apply Job ID 14693 Date posted 04/30/2015

Join our worldwide community of supply chain professionals.

Lend your talent, skills and experience to a world-class company, and enjoy the freedom and flexibility to choose your engagements, manage your workload and control your work-life balance. If you are ready to work directly with business leaders and their teams to solve problems, implement initiatives, and drive change, then a career at RGP is right for you.

Our supply chain Consultants help leading companies in optimizing business performance across the supply chain enterprise. Working as part of the client's team, they achieve operational objectives, build internal capabilities, and transfer supply chain knowledge.

We are looking for Strategic Sourcing Consultants with indirect spend experience to join our supply chain / procurement management practice in Southern California. The ideal consultant will possess 5-10 years of indirect spend in a mid - large size company and have worked with and supported cross-functional teams within the organization.

As a Consultant with Resources Global Professionals, you will have the ability to play an instrumental role in assisting clients in a variety of challenging projects that will make a positive impact on their ability to do business. We are currently seeking supply chain professionals who demonstrate expertise in category management and strategic sourcing functions, including category assessment, spend analysis, bid process management, contract development and negotiation, and supplier relationship management.

Attributes of our global professionals include: a dedication to client service, the ability to think in complex and ever changing situations, strong communication skills and the ability to solve problems, execute and transfer knowledge.

Professional Qualifications:

* 5 - 10 years of experience in Supply Chain , Procurement Management, including strategic sourcing (indirect spend), procurement, contracts and vendor management in a mid to large size company

* Expertise in full cycle strategic sourcing with indirect; categories with $3 to $5 million in spend

* Demonstrated success in performing spend analysis, managing the entire RFQ, RFP process, and negotiating and managing large, complex contracts in corporate environment

* Proven ability to articulate a (5 to 7) step strategic sourcing methodology, process map; dashboard experience preferred

* Proficient in sourcing tools (i.e. Ariba, eProcurement, etc.) preferred

* Knowledge of large ERP systems (i.e. SAP, PeopleSoft, etc.) preferred

* Experienced in leading and managing sourcing projects and support cross functional internal organizations

* Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience

Our Consultants enjoy the flexibility and autonomy to choose the client projects that interest them, while continuing to build professional relationships within our global community of Consultant and business professionals. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including health and life insurance, a 401(k) savings plan which includes a discretionary company match, employee stock purchase plan, paid personal time off program, professional development and certification courses.

For more information please visit us on RGP.com or check us out on LinkedIn.com or Facebook.com

RGP is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We encourage minorities, females, disabled persons and veterans to apply. Criminal history of qualified candidates will be considered consistent with applicable law. RGP participates in the E-Verify Program.

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