25 days old

SaaS Procurement Analyst

Kelly Services
Northbrook, IL 60065
Our client, the third largest personal lines insurer in the US, is currently seeking a **SaaS Procurement Analyst** for a **12 month** contract position located in **Northbrook, Illinois.**

By working for our client, you will be exposed to a large public company (listed on the NYSE), work for a firm with over $30 billion dollars in revenue & 35,000 employees, work in a fast paced corporate environment and be an integral part to the team.

**In addition to working with the worlds most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect:**

+ **Competitive pay**

+ **Paid holidays**

+ **Year-end bonus program**

+ **Recognition and incentive programs**

+ **Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center**

Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

**Pay Rate $40.00-$45.00/hour**

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 Software and will include Software as a Service (SAAS) contracts. Individual must have prior contracting experience, preferable software and SAAS and be a fast learner with good customer service skills. Contracting experience means both the sourcing method and contracting terms for these categories. Below are the details:

+ 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.

+ 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

+ 3 years experience 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. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position

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

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Services , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune
100 companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access
the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect
with Kelly.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people
around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of
talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
Posted: 2019-07-29 Expires: 2019-08-29

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