Sourcing Specialist

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
22 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 4299/B2117

Job Description

Serve as the campus expert within highly specialized subject matter areas by forming and managing cross-functional commodity teams to develop robust business cases, RFI, RFQ and/or RFP packages; evaluate proposals; and select successful bidders. Provide leadership and expertise regarding procurement standards, product types, negotiation strategies, industry practices, relevant law, application of campus policies and contract issues. Develop and promote policies, standards, practices, procedures, templates, and other essentials of an effective and strategic acquisition process. MUST INCLUDE COVER LETTER IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S. in Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Purchasing or a related field, strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, the ability to manage projects, Microsoft Office, and three to five years of experience in procurement, sales or marketing preferably. SAPSRM, Ariba Sourcing and CPSM experience also preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular