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Sourcing Manager

Kelly Services
Cleveland, OH 44101
Kelly is hiring a **Procurement Manager** for one of the largest and most respected Higher Education Institutions in the Cleveland, OH / University Circle area. Our partner is known for world class research and is one of the highest ranked Universities in the US. This is a Temporary role but may converted to permanent based on performance during the assignment!


Our client has implemented a COVID vaccination policy requiring evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.


Support and/or manage general goods and services sourcing activities across any categories as assigned (with higher focus on technology goods and services).


This individual will indirectly assist business leaders in managing their respective P&L's with regards to spending, planning, and development of supplier relationships.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


+ Utilize knowledge of technology trends and remain up to date on the strategic vision of the university as it relates to technology needs.

+ Assist in developing and implementing and/or executing an existing sourcing and procurement category strategy aligned sourcing groups' objectives

+ Lead major negotiations and large sourcing engagements including process activities such as e-sourcing, RFP/RFQ, Project management, etc., as assigned. Requiring oversight of $20 million annual spend in their respective commodity with direct responsibility to deliver an annual savings through strategic negotiations.

+ Review and recommend best in class suppliers for RFP/RFQ bid processes.

+ Apply strategic sourcing practices and manage supplier negotiations to ensure full benefits are realized and sustained.

+ Make recommendations and/or provide effective input to stakeholder financial goals and/or plans as it relates to assigned sourcing assignments

+ Manage negotiations and relationships with strategic partners on key strategic initiatives. Create, renegotiate, renew, and discontinue supplier agreements or contracts as appropriate.

+ Review contractual terms and conditions to ensure university terms are met. Participate in term negotiations and discussions with general counsel, contracts manager and vendor. Route final contracts to vendors.

+ Monitor activity during contract life cycle.

+ Maintain all documentation in compliance with best practices and Internal Audit procedures of quotes, vendor profiles, cost savings documentation, receipts, reports, etc.


**Salary commensurate with experience. Please call Debbie @ 330-688-8400 if you have the following qualifications and would like more details.**


Excellent benefits. Opportunities for advancement, generous paid time off and holidays, tuition reimbursement, and remote work (hybrid schedule) and much more!


QUALIFICATIONS


Experience: 7 years of experience required. Prefer experience with strategic sourcing and contract review.


Education/licensing: Bachelors degree required. Certified Professional Supply Management (CPSM) recommended or obtained within 2 years of employment. Advanced degree highly preferred.


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**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 440,000 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 (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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.

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Posted: 2022-01-14 Expires: 2022-02-14

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