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Sr. Procurement Specialist

Kelly Services
Chicago, IL 60684
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 6+ month, long term contract opportunity as a Sr. Procurement Specialist

for a top fortune 500 company in Chicago IL.

**Title:** Sr. Procurement Specialist

**Duration:** 6+ months

**Location:** Chicago IL

**Positions Available:** 2

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Participates in and may lead the development and execution of sourcing initiatives.

+ Develop and execute sourcing strategies in alignment with applicable market sector and commodity strategies.

+ The role includes understanding the local business objectives and desired outcomes, engaging internal customers, understanding options and risks associated with supply chain activities, building supplier relationships in order to achieve superior supplier performance, negotiating commercial terms to deliver best value solutions, and the measurement/reporting of the value delivered.

+ Working with the relevant market sector and commodity managers to implement sourcing processes to ensure delivery of business plans and market sector/commodity strategies

+ The development of sourcing strategies in alignment with applicable market sector / commodity strategies and specific business objectives (both local and global)

+ Understands business requirements for third party goods and services

+ Developing and maintaining knowledge of relevant supply market places

+ Engaging the business and provide guidance on PSCM process and risk management

+ Manages supplier relationships, engagement and involvement

+ Leading the full sourcing process which includes development of scope, supplier selection, commercial negotiation, and contract execution

+ Provides on-going contract cost management and risk assessment

+ Championing and supporting the deployment of the appropriate purchase to pay solution

+ Ensuring the PSCM common processes are implemented, used and continually improved

+ Coaching less experienced PSCM staff

+ Participating in company networks, sharing information, best practices and lessons learned

+ Interfacing where relevant with the Indirect Procurement Operations Centre

+ Effective utilization of IP Procurement Operations Center to deliver sourcing activities

+ Work closely with Service Delivery Leads and Service Delivery Coordinators to assure sourcing delivery to the business stakeholders

**Education / Experience:**

+ Bachelors degree

+ Ample procurement and sourcing experience

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Michelle Niemira ( ) for immediate consideration.

**Why Kelly?**

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks

+ Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options

+ Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

+ Several employee discounts

+ And more!

**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/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: 2021-02-15 Expires: 2021-03-18

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