Sourcing Specialist - Procurement - Vilnius - 15534BR

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The Procurement Group is comprised of 4 different departments; IT Sourcing, Sourcing (non-IT), IT Asset Management and Procurement Operations which includes purchasing, contracts management and reporting.

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Provide sourcing and vendor management services to the various lines of business. Represent and be the liaison for the Procurement & Sourcing Group in all relevant initiatives including:

  • Assist in developing, implementing and / or executing a sourcing and procurement category strategies aligned with the Sourcing groups’ objectives
  • Provide guidance and/or lead negotiations and sourcing engagements including process activities such as e-sourcing, RFX, Project management, etc., as assigned
  • Manage projects against a plan and objectives to ensure commitments are met by monitoring, assessing, and resolving variances in budget, timing or quality of work
  • Monitor and keep up to date with related category supplier specific business activities as well as the extended category industry
  • Present/update all pertinent supplier and/or industry issues to stakeholders and immediate management and propose recommendations as they apply to existing strategies
  • Ability to facilitate agreement on the plan with business partners and other stakeholders, monitor progress against the plan in a cross-functional category team, and identify and implement corrective action to make sure progress is achieved against the plan.
  • Define or apply the category segmentation structure and taxonomy or each category and value/prioritize all of the potential opportunities.

Qualifications

Required

  • Solid experience in Sourcing
  • Experience in initiating, developing and executing market leading sourcing strategies and their implementation
  • Ability to review and analyze key external trends and influences from a wide range of information used to support the development of IT sourcing plans in support of business direction
  • Exceptional relationship management skills to effectively shape strategic solutions with stakeholders and key suppliers
  • Excellent influencing skills and experience of managing multiple and diverse stakeholder groups in a major complex organization
  • Strong change management experience and delivery
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as interpersonal skills, in order to effectively build relationships with internal and external clients, present business recommendation
  • Experience in a wide variety of sourcing categories (Non-IT,HR, Professional Services, etc.)
  • Experience with reviewing contract terms drafting and negotiation and recognizing and limiting risk
  • Ability to write, implement and make a recommendation using Request For Information, Quotation and Proposals
  • Ability to analyze and write business cases, track results and perform financial analysis reporting
  • Ability to perform trend analysis, forecasting and modelling in order to provide recommendations
  • Ability to work autonomously while keeping management apprised of projects and initiatives
  • Fluent in written and spoken English a must
  • Experience in the financial services industry a plus
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Business (or equivalent) from an accredited college/university
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