Procurement Lead

JOB FUNCTION: Supply Chain & Operations
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
POSTED: Jun 16, 2022

Our client is a global service company providing strategic, tactical, and operational procurement for its clients. They are currently seeking a Procurement Lead to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$165K with Target Bonus (Depending on experience)

Position Overview:

Our client is seeking a dynamic, client-focused Procurement Lead to join their US Outsourcing and Offshoring Sourcing team. This Procurement Lead must have experience in the end-to-end sourcing lifecycle across a range of outsourcing categories including ITO and BPO and capable of performing in a consultative capacity.

Responsibilities of the Procurement Lead:

  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with business partners
  • Leading assigned sourcing initiatives (tactical and strategic) which vary in terms of scope and scale
  • Conducting market tenders (RFPs, RFIs) and managing the evaluation process across a cross-functional team to determine supplier selection
  • Understanding complex business requirements and shaping deals to meet those requirements
  • Calculating financial baselines, pricing models, and future case analysis from client data for use in developing negotiation strategies
  • Negotiating deals to achieve optimal commercial terms
  • Drafting contracts (reviewing, redline/edit, reviewing comments, identifying business issues, and legal issues) based on standard terms and conditions (including master agreements, task orders, change orders, amendments, etc.)
  • Accountable for leading negotiations that yield the right business outcome, ensuring compliant contracting, performance management, and issue resolution
  • Maintaining market awareness for assigned categories and contributing to sourcing area plans
  • Adhering to the company corporate standards, including using the defined sourcing tools and processing in the delivery of sourcing initiatives, maintaining and managing contract data qualit

Qualifications of the Procurement Lead:

  • Minimum 10+ years experience with active contract and commercial sourcing negotiations across various outsourcing categories
  • Experience in relationship management, deal structuring, vendor management, and procurement
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel and database analytic tools and sourcing systems
  • Proven capability running multi-million dollar sourcing projects
  • Experience with contracts and ability in contract drafting with limited legal support
  • Excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills
  • Client/stakeholder focus within the corporate environment with the gravitas to influence stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities often to tight deadlines and deliver results
  • Professional team player that is committed, motivated, and flexible

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain concentration and/or Master’s degree is preferred


  • Full compliment
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Position ID: 110940