Sourcing Specialist

Burbank, CA
Date Added: June 11, 2019
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for a Sourcing Specialist in Burbank, CA.

8+ month contract with potential to be extended. A 4 year Bachelor’s degree is required for this position


The Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic sourcing fee and contractual arrangements through competitive bids and contract negotiations. This individual should have a proven proficiency with all aspects of the sourcing process for construction and related services, and should have experience with contracts for professional services, lump sum construction agreements, guaranteed maximum cost agreements, facility maintenance and services agreements, lease and rental agreements and procurement of goods and services.

Other responsibilities include:
  • Participate and lead cross-functional sourcing projects with key internal stakeholders.
  • Evaluate suppliers and consultants based on pre-determined selection criteria.
  • Analyze historical data to provide baseline to support savings and cost avoidance.
  • Lead RFI/RFP’s process for construction and professional services in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Analyze bids based on total cost/supply to identify opportunities to achieve optimal value.
  • Prepare and execute clear, structured negotiation strategies utilizing Strategic Sourcing methodology.
  • Prepare and execute contracts as well as perform post-award administration.
  • Understand and assist in the development and execution of performance management programs with suppliers that focus on quality, responsiveness and cost.
  • Ensure compliance with Sourcing and Procurement policies and best practices.
  • Communicate and report to management the status of any critical external relationships that could affect planning and decision-making.
  • Analyze market industry trends and conditions that affect internal stakeholders and external suppliers and/or pricing.
  • Collaborate with other sourcing teams to consolidate efforts when bidding same categories.
  • Participate in professional development activities to keep abreast of current industry best practices.
  • Demonstrate exemplary integrity and ethics in all instances.
  • Issue internal reports to Management and Stakeholders related to department spend and savings initiatives.
  • Advocate the utilization of Women, Minority and Veteran Owned Business Enterprises, per WMVBE policy.
Basic Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years design/construction-related experience in the strategic sourcing disciplines.
  • Ability to interact with and establish relationships with employees at all level
  • Strong strategic agility
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Internal customer focus
  • Ability/desire to work in diverse environment
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Knowledge of Sourcing & Procurement processes, basic legal terms and conditions, and entertainment industry trends and conditions
  • Experience in drafting and executing design, construction, service, and professional agreements as well as change orders.
  • Established experience working with legal department on matters concerning boilerplate revisions to terms
Required Education:
A 4 year Bachelor’s degree is required for this role.

Don’t delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at http://www.softwareresources.com/it-careers/it-job-search/

Company Overview
Software Resources specializes in IT talent recruitment services and workforce staffing solutions. Founded in 1992 as an IT staffing services firm, we are a privately held women-owned business enterprise (WBE), celebrating our 25th year in business. We are headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida, just outside of Orlando. With branches and sales professionals throughout the U.S., Software Resources is the staffing agency of choice for clients and consultants.
We specialize in IT. It’s what we do and what we know, every day. We provide contract, contract to hire and direct hire placement IT staffing solutions for Energy, Entertainment/Gaming/New Media, Financial Services, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Professional Services, and Security.

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