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IT Sourcing Consultant

Kelly Services
Northbrook, IL 60065
My name is George Rogers and I am a Recruiter with Kelly Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 workforce solutions company. We are currently seeking to fill an **IT Sourcing Consultant** position in **Northbrook, IL.** I have attached the details of the opportunity below:





**Duration: 6+ months**



**Pay: $55.00 - $65.00/HOUR**



**Responsibilities:**



Seeking an experienced individual to join the Sourcing and Procurement Solutions team to actively work and complete contracts with our customers. Contracts will mostly be Professional Services, Software and Software as a Service (SAAS) contracts. Individual must have prior contracting experience, preferable professional services, software and SAAS and be a quick learner with good customer service skills and ability to navigate through approval processes. Should also have an aptitude for dealing with high volumes. Contracting experience means both the sourcing method and contracting terms for these categories.






+ Actively partner with internal clients to understand business objectives, requirements, market /industry benchmarks and trends, and company purchasing patterns to assess sourcing opportunities.

+ Proactively establish sourcing strategies which includes evaluation of sourcing alternatives, identifying the sourcing approach, and establishing project plan / timeline to deliver an effective sourcing solution.

+ Effectively lead execution of the sourcing strategy for projects which includes ability to create and utilize appropriate sourcing tools / templates, align business client needs, identify supply alternatives (inclusive of diverse suppliers), effectively communicate with suppliers, and manage and influence cross functional teams / advisory groups.

+ Develop supplier selection criteria and gain client alignment. Ability to facilitate cross functional teams (and participate as appropriate) to evaluate supplier responses to select finalists. Contribute to the development and/or validation of cost benefit analysis for assigned projects. Effectively communicate the impact of sourcing decisions to involved clients, management, impacted employees and suppliers, as appropriate.

+ Negotiate complex, critical, and/or high-risk projects to drive a clear understanding of supplier, performance expectations, mitigate risk, establish key deliverable dates, pricing, and other contract terms to ensure sourcing solutions drive client value in an appropriate time frame.

+ Collaborate and communicate with Legal, Risk Management, Privacy, Security Governance, and internal client throughout the negotiation and contracting process.





**Qualifications:**




+ Strong knowledge procurement techniques and principles specifically in IT Software

+ Sourcing process, negotiations, contracting, supplier management, supplier diversity, industry/trend analysis, metrics/measurement, etc.

+ Procurement tools (i.e., financial reporting tools, contract management tool, reverse auctions, etc.)

+ Knowledge of assigned commodity industry / marketplace

+ Strong experience with RFP development and execution

+ Strong negotiation experience, with large and/or highly complex products and services in IT, specifically software

+ Effective communication and interpersonal skills, to interact with executive levels from both internal customers and external suppliers







****Important information** : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Please submit your resume to be considered for this position by pressing the SUBMIT RESUME button below. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position **(** George.Rogers@kellyservices.com **),** **however,** your resume should be uploaded via the **_SUBMIT RESUME_** button included within**






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping
you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ
each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a
leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable
a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety
of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females,
individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2019-10-21 Expires: 2019-11-21

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