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IT Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
Kelly Services is seeking an **IT strategic Sourcing Specialist** for a leading company.

If this position may be interested to you, please email me back at (with your most up to date resume in word format) and advise the best time and number at which you can be reached.

**Job Title:** **IT strategic Sourcing Specialist**

**Pay rate: Max $40.37 per hour**

**Location:** **Houston, TX (will be remote until the office reopens)**

**Type: W2 Contract only**

**Duration: 12 months**

**Role Summary:**

In this role, you will be responsible for providing strategic sourcing support to the Digital Team working with suppliers that provide DT products and services that support Corporate and Business Digital Products and Systems.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

As a Commodity Leader for Digital Technology Sourcing, you will establish relationships by building trust with internal & external stakeholders, then develop/execute strategies to meet business outcomes. You will lead and have responsibility for negotiations and sourcing initiatives for the Digital Technology staff and team.


Create and drive sourcing strategies in alignment with the Baker Hughes Digital vision around centralized Products such as Commercial, Data Analytics, ERP, Services, & Manufacturing

Partner with Sourcing leadership at the highest levels to ensure all commercial requirements capture desired cost, performance, service, and business outcomes

Develop & cultivate mutually beneficial relationships and strategic engagements with key partners

Plan and assist Sourcing manager with the most strategic negotiations across the company, and managing category spend

Partner with Senior Commodity Leader within the sub-commodity to negotiate all needed purchases, including: hardware, software (& SaaS), or professional services

Collaborate with appropriate finance, compliance, and legal subject matter experts in the negotiation and execution of high value contracts including Master Services, Enterprise License, Master Product Agreements, Statements of Work, and Non-Disclosure Agreements


Bachelors Degree from an accredited university or college (OR High School Diploma / GED and a minimum 8 years of experience in Sourcing or IT Program Management)

Minimum 4 years of experience in Sourcing or IT Program Management

**Desired Characteristics:**

Minimum 4 years of experience in IT Sourcing

Adept at Office tools including Excel, Word, PPT and other workplace tools necessary for data analysis and contract review

Proven ability to learn processes for Buy to Pay and Source to Buy

Proven strong analytical skills

Lean Six Sigma certified

Demonstrated team player with a strong initiative to win

Demonstrated professional oral / written communication and negotiation skills

Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong customer focus and relationship management ability.

Proven strong project management skills

Working knowledge of ERP systems

Experience with RFQ implementation and execution

History with supplier base consolidation


Soma Patanaik

Professional Technical Recruiter

Kelly Services, Inc

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

By partnering with Kelly IT, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.

**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/non-traditional 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2021-01-04 Expires: 2021-02-04

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