Strategic Sourcing Specialist

JOB FUNCTION: Supply Chain & Operations
LOCATION: Basking Ridge, NJ
COMPENSATION: $50/hr - $60/hr
POSTED: Nov 15, 2023

Our client, a global pharmaceutical company committed to advancing innovative healthcare solutions and improving the well-being of people worldwide. They are seeking a Strategic Sourcing Specialist to join their team!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$50 – $60/hr

Position Overview:

As a Strategic Sourcing Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our strategic sourcing initiatives. As a Strategic Sourcing Specialist you will collaborate closely with business partners, leveraging your supplier relationship management and financial analysis skills.

Responsibilities of the Strategic Sourcing Specialist:

  • Engage in meetings with business partners, meticulously gathering requirements and reviewing scope of work (SOW)
  • Analyze SOW intricacies, deciding on the viability for sending out Requests for Proposals (RFP)
  • Compile and dispatch RFPs, followed by in-depth analysis and financial scrutiny of pricing responses
  • Create comprehensive pricing templates and collaborate with stakeholders to review RFP responses
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, working to shortlist vendors based on compelling RFP responses
  • Lead the vendor selection process, orchestrating pitches and evaluating stakeholder scorecards
  • Oversee and facilitate annual Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) reviews with Tier 1 vendors
  • Leverage e-procurement tools for SRM scorecards, emphasizing continuous improvement

Qualifications for the Strategic Sourcing Specialist:

  • 5 to 7 years of strategic sourcing expertise in a discreet field
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Supplier Relationship Management
  • Meticulous attention to detail with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Zycus or similar e-sourcing tools (Word/Excel usage not favored)
  • Preference for pharmaceutical industry exposure, but not a prerequisite

Educational requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Associate’s degree with substantial experience is acceptable
  • Master’s degree is considered advantageous


  • Atrium Care Package available, upon eligibility. (Including healthcare plans, discount programs and paid time off)
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Candidates who apply for roles through the Atrium website will be added to our candidate pool and may be considered for additional roles of a similar title. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 133442