Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Contractual | 6+ months | STRATEGIC SOURCING , SAP , WORD
St. Louis, MO, Missouri, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 617-2673

Title: Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Location: St. Louis - HQ, MO
Duration: 6+ months


  • This role will be responsible for leading bid events (RFPs) and Request for Information (RFIs) in the capital category of construction services.
  • The role will be responsible for collecting information to commercially prequalify contractors in alignment with the Client Vendor Qualification Process (S&IM), conducting bids, summarizing, and participating in award scenarios.
  • The individual will also be responsible for understanding upcoming project requirements and planning time to support project requirements from central or factory engineering in alignment with Client Competitive Bid Policy.
  • There will be a high degree of interaction with factories, NiM colleagues, and Engineering stakeholders including Legal.
  • Identifying and developing strategies to create value and deliver speed to the market through a prequalified and negotiated supply base is a key aspect of this role through Strategic Sourcing and Category Management.

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To set up and execute RFPs and RFIs related to local project needs in the categories of Land, Buildings, Services, and Equipment sourcing.

Key Outputs / Deliverables:

  • Conduct RFI’s and RFPs in the construction service category and designate suppliers in the Client supplier portal.
  • Recognize strategic drivers and activities that support key priorities within the category and across the organization
  • Leverage intelligence tools and participate in professional associations to learn best practices and industry trends
  • Comply with all Procurement and company policies, procedures, and practices, and promote adherence across the organization
  • Apply project management principles to drive cross-functional teams in effective and efficient delivery of business objectives for both day-to-day activities and key projects
  • Lead bidding events for services required more than Client Competitive Bid thresholds
  • Submit the RFIs / RFPs requests to NBS to ensure timely generation of the RFPs / RFIs Events.
  • Generate Proposals comparison, and ensure adherence to Client Contract Template, Payment Terms, and Procurement standards requirements.
  • Receive and execute against intake forms
  • Follow up with the Project manager through project completion relative to commercial aspects
  • Compiling and communicating bid summaries
  • Work with team on assigned RFPs
  • Communicate award scenarios
  • Compile contract documents as required
  • Support sourcing efforts in the area of Maintenance, Repairs, and Operations
  • Document and input savings into the cost-saving tool (OSCAR)
  • Support key Procurement KPIs relative to Ensure Supply, identifying and developing alternate suppliers



  • Candidate must be detail-oriented, proactive, high degree of initiative and results results-focused
  • Proven ability to analyze and present findings in a clear and cohesive manner
  • Capable of navigating through ambiguous situations and managing relationships
  • Strong communication skills are needed to liaise between the internal customers and the NiM team
  • Ability to work collaboratively and support multiple sourcing initiatives at once

Critical Experiences/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in the areas of Supply Chain, Business, Engineering or Equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of sourcing, supply chain, and technical/manufacturing experience preferred with experience in sourcing processes, negotiations,  construction, category strategy and supply agreement development
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • SAP, Ariba (eSourcing), PowerBI, experience preferred
  • Understanding of multiple factory operations a plus
  • Database building or assembling of data into metrics and dashboards is a plus
  • Contract negotiation experience is a plus

About us:
At our organization, we take our mission and values to heart! We are on a mission to offer more and better jobs all over the world! Our goal is to care for you while you care for our clients and get you paid the highest pay possible. All our associates working with us are expected to embrace our RACE values: R - Results Matter, A- Approachable, C - Care, and E - Emergency i.e. work with a sense of urgency.

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