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Sr. Sourcing Manager, Supply Chain

ATR International
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328, United States
February 23, 2018

Job Title: Sr. Sourcing Manager, Supply Chain

Job Location: Atlanta, GA

Job Duration: 4 Months

Job Description:

We are seeking a Sr. Sourcing Manager, Supply Chainfor a very important client.

The Sr Sourcing Manager, Supply Chain will lead the development and provide the ongoing support for a corporate wide strategic sourcing and vendor rationalization program for assigned category. This position is responsible for the delivery and execution of strategic Indirect sourcing projects for the category. This includes defining category specific strategy plans and leading the sourcing process to include market and baseline analysis, managing suppliers, developing and implementing strategies, performing supplier capability assessments, continuous improvement and benchmarking that supports the sourcing category.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions

Provide comprehensive strategies that ensure the ''best value'' result is achieved within the Indirect category.

Identifying, evaluating, and selecting vendors to meet internal business needs, managing sourcing processes and completing necessary documentation (including RFQs, RFIs, and RFPs), and conducting vendor capability and suitability assessments.

Assist in negotiating product/service pricing and contractual terms and conditions.

Assist in establishing standardized and comprehensive contract management packages that comply with the Contract Department processes and procedures requirements and that also minimize any potential financial or contractual risks.

Provide evaluation of vendor performance and compliance when considering contract renewals.

Have a deep understanding of our internal customers businesses and their objectives to develop strategies that meet their current and future procurement needs as well as develop broad vendor, product, and industry knowledge to provide expertise to internal clients.

Engage suppliers by leading the end-to-end supplier selection and bidding processes across high value spend and continuous improvement processes. Results and benefits will be measured across financial and operational dimensions, including price, quality and service.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:


1. 5+ years of experience required in related field (i.e. Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Strategic Sourcing, etc.); 5+ years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree.

2. Requires strong knowledge of MS Office (Microsoft Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word).

3. RFx experience required.

4. Excellent negotiating and influencing skills through written or verbal communication with specific experience in management reporting and executive presentations and skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization.

5. Solid analytic capabilities required.


1. BA/BS in Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Human Resources, Operations or a related discipline. Master’s degree a plus.

2. Experience in telecommunications industry desired. With knowledge of telecommunications equipment and installation services. Examples include:

• Video, data and voice equipment for use in multiple deployment types

• Understanding of telecommunications protocols or services

• Design and installation service providers

• Knowledge of operational processes to include in contracts

3. Prefer certification in CPSM.

4. Top 5 consulting experience a plus.

5. Understanding and demonstrated use Vendor Management System and E-Sourcing highly desirable.