Sr Professional, Sourcing Services

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Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jan 05, 2018
Closes
Jan 21, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A SR. PROFESSIONAL, SOURCING SERVICESAbout This OpportunityBroad knowledge of sourcing services expertise including sourcing tools, processes and approach.  Is the gatekeeper as it relates to sourcing integrity, brand and adherence to sourcing processes including the use of competitive sourcing and e-sourcing tools. Manages all sourcing systems activity driving savings for Target.  Has the ability to manage low complexity sourcing events. Support Target and COE goals as it relates to savings, diverse suppliers and supplier risk.Requirements• Partners with category (sourcing) leaders and clients to understand business requirements effectively supporting sourcing efforts.
• Drives category commitment to the usage of standardized sourcing processes and deploys best practices in an ethical business manner
• Influences sourcing and supplier communication strategy
• Strong knowledge of e-sourcing tools
• Executes and manages e-sourcing event activity ensuring sourcing best practices and effective event methods are utilized and optimal savings obtained.
• Coordinates indirect supplier onboarding process supporting Targets supplier risk management program.
• Skilled and effective communicator to both internal and external partners
• Reviews and/or utilizes basic financial analysis methods
• Basic contract knowledge-Operates as a consultant with limited direction
•  Participates in cross-functional project teamsMinimum Requirements:
• 4-year college degree and/or equivalent experience
• 2-6 years of relevant experience
• Strong written & verbal communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite                                              • Attention to detail
Desired Requirements:
• MBA• Ariba Sourcing Tool Experience