Consultant Sourcing Job Description

Consultant Sourcing Job Description

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Consultant sourcing provides expertise and guidance to internal stakeholders in the area of contract negotiation, contract management, and supplier management.

Consultant Sourcing Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective consultant sourcing job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included consultant sourcing job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Prioritize needs and discuss work load with team
Insure pipeline is documented through excel spreadsheet that details outreach and active candidates
Attend Hiring Manager intake sessions when possible
Manage adhoc work - lead miscellaneous department projects
Responsible for end-to-end project management and implementation of initiatives which includes determining project scope, research/competitive intelligence, RFX, price negotiation, contracting and all project related communications including stakeholder alignment and status reporting
Ability to lead cross-functional and cross-segment project teams, manage issues and foresee barriers to prevent project delays
Development of business requirements, applicable technical specifications, ROI and vendor ramp-up to sponsor acceptance
Responsible for end-to-end project management and implementation of initiatives which include determining project scope, research/competitive intelligence, RFX, price negotiation, contracting, all project related communications including stakeholder communications
Ability to lead cross-functional and cross-segment project teams, manage/manage up issues/barriers, status reporting
Development of business requirements, applicable technical specifications, requesting vendor effort/non-transactional cost estimates, and vendor ramp up to sponsor acceptance

Consultant Sourcing Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Consultant Sourcing

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPSM, APICS, ISO9001, PRINCE, DFSS

Education for Consultant Sourcing

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the consultant sourcing job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Education, Engineering, MBA, Human Resources, Library Science, Business/Administration, Management, Finance, Marketing

Skills for Consultant Sourcing

Desired skills for consultant sourcing include:

Working on MS Office
Business spend management challenges and solutions
Industry standard project management tools
Methods and reports for resource planning and other project management functions
This category managed
Cloud products and services – SAP Ariba solutions
Communities and business practices of northern Quebec and Abitibi is an added bonus
Contract and vendor selection techniques
Contract terms & conditions and contract negotiation practices contracting creation/drafting
Contracting and preferably within the area of Pharmaceutical Outsourcing and rotations within Procurement

Desired experience for consultant sourcing includes:

Manage the external vendor relationships for when search or research is needed to supplement the talent pool
Ability to work independently and with a team located in the same office and in other geographies
Ability to influence across senior and peer positions with a well developed sense of professionalism is preferred
Experience working within a recruiting agency and corporate recruiting department is preferred
Experience or involvement with a start-up department or sourcing capability would be preferred
Ability to speak multiple languages is preferred

Consultant Sourcing Examples

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Consultant Sourcing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a consultant sourcing. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for consultant sourcing
  • Establish candidates to be presented to consultants for their respective areas
  • Review and pre-screen candidates
  • Work in conjunction with Recruitment Consultants to ensure fulfilment of all roles and resource for suitable candidates
  • Manage a candidate/supplier care strategy during the recruitment process
  • Identify sources for candidate attraction such as job boards, job events, database utilisation, talent pooling, social media, headhunting and networking
  • Maintain and build talent networks, pools and banks to support the sourcing function
  • Use of Social media as a recruitment channel to identify and engage high quality, diverse candidates for niche skill-sets
  • Build and develop understanding of the Williams & Glyn business in order to effectively source suitable candidates
  • Review, develop, redline, and negotiate third-party vendor contracts utilizing internal contract templates and vendor paper to include Master Services Agreements (MSAs), Statements of Work (SOWs)
  • Conduct sourcing process including RFI/P, designing bid structure, managing bidding process and negotiation
Qualifications for consultant sourcing
  • Must have experience with integrating Ariba solutions with SAP and non-SAP applications
  • You can expect to be fully integrated in a team with support from experienced Directors and Partners, opportunities in taking ownership of large projects work streams, with a high degree of independence
  • Basic understanding of procurement business processes
  • Experience of working across different stages of the IT sourcing lifecycle including requirements gathering, evaluation, RFP development and negotiation
  • Providing advice and guidance on Public or Private sector procurements
  • A good graduate degree (1st or Upper Second) from a reputable university
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a consultant sourcing. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for consultant sourcing
  • Develop and track global supply chain metrics including areas of spend analytics, operational efficiencies, supplier performance, and project contribution impact
  • Provide input and data analysis to procurement teams to aid in strategy development
  • Execute sourcing initiatives that support the company’s overall objectives
  • Manage the strategic sourcing and procurement within the professional services category (Global Labor and Consulting)
  • Support the development of the category strategy and lead the execution of the strategy
  • Develop and leverage existing deals and negotiation strategy, and contract business terms with team, and lead negotiations with vendor, internal domain leads, and legal counsel
  • Provide the correct level of governance and oversight for suppliers based on the risk profile
  • Support global regions by leveraging supplier spend and sharing best practices
  • Communicating acquisition/deal structure, highlights, terms, conditions, pricing, risks and exposures, to senior management
  • Directly source active and passive candidates through various channels including LinkedIn Recruiter, Talent Pools, CV Databases, Referrals, Networking
Qualifications for consultant sourcing
  • Has demonstrated leadership, project management and business development skills through extracurricular activities or jobs/internships, sports
  • Proficient HR professional
  • Ability to work collaboratively achieve goals independently
  • Proficient knowledge of human resources and employment law
  • Action oriented, managerial courage, dealing with ambiguity, career ambition, command skills, motivating others, organizing, drive for results, strategic agility
  • 5 years of directly-related experience of which 2 years must be in full cycle recruitment
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Consultant Sourcing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of consultant sourcing. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for consultant sourcing
  • Build and develop strong relationships with the Hiring Community, ensuring service excellence is delivered at all times and adhering to the end to end Recruitment processes, ensuring PeopleFluent is kept up to date and accurate
  • Ensure all roles are sourced in an effective and efficient manner appropriate to the role, screen and short-list CVs for all vacancies, improving the CVs to Interview to Hire ratios quarter on quarter
  • Network with existing contracts and applicants to generate further candidate referrals, ensure strong Candidate Pools are maintained at all times and that the candidate experience when applying for a role exceeds their expectations
  • Adhere to the candidate care strategy including, but not be limited to frequency of contact, information provided, quality of feedback
  • Supporting practice development initiatives, such as the Digital Supply Network
  • Have access to our extensive knowledge base accumulated over hundreds of successful projects to develop your career
  • Work at client’s locations mostly across Western Europe, UK, but also other locations, excluding Poland
  • Travel – Clients engagements will require extensive travel- typically 3-4 times a week (Monday - Friday) on client’s location abroad with fly-backs for each weekend to Warsaw, Poland
  • Lead work-streams on projects, or lead projects end- to- end (for the Senior role)
  • Lead small teams on projects (for the Senior role)
Qualifications for consultant sourcing
  • Strong analytical skills to contribute to hypothesis development and integration
  • Understanding of contract language and general contract law
  • Actual experience coordinating and negotiating Professional Services across various Indirect categories
  • Experience pertaining to intellectual property rights in contracts
  • Experience drafting technology oriented consulting services agreements and SOWs
  • M&A experience desired
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a consultant sourcing. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for consultant sourcing
  • Defines current work flow, performance metrics, relationships among commodities and processes
  • Assesses leverage opportunities across organization
  • Responsible for the execution and implementation of traditional, sub-category sourcing strategies
  • KPI development and Annual CSR reporting stage
  • Conduct in depth interviews, rank slate and recommend top candidates to Hiring Managers and Recruiters through management of all candidate pools, including but not limited to employee referral candidates, directly sourced candidates, direct applicants, internal applicants, agency submittals
  • Strategic sourcing, contract development, master service agreements, partnering with internal business partners, running RFI's and RFP's
  • Strategic Sourcing Consultant Senior level that has at least 4-6 years’ experience, strategic sourcing, contract development, MSA's, internal business partners, RFI's, RFP's, handled negotiations as well
  • The client handles around $200M, national sales account team, commercial business and specialty divisions, product and planning
  • Support the legal external category in sourcing, incentives and rewards, office supplies, mailings, shipping, and a couple other small categories
  • Handle multiple projects, multi-task across diff projects and business partners, execute
Qualifications for consultant sourcing
  • Specific knowledge of Indirect categories
  • Ability to meet travel requirements and work on projects abroad
  • Experience in of the main Procurement and Sourcing tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Legal or other business related field is required
  • Minimum 5 years of progressively increasing responsibility in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Engineering or Business Operations
  • Accounting or Finance degree preferred, but will consider other educational backgrounds/equivalent work experience
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of consultant sourcing. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for consultant sourcing
  • Actively gain copies of contracts, spend data, assess and summarize intricate corporate agreements for Client contracts and amendments
  • Analyze Client contracts and spend to support the sourcing owners' optimization strategies
  • Arrange for supplier provided training to the Client for products and services based on transition and integration needs
  • Coordinate with the Client for posting of contract documents to their preferred contract management system
  • Lead various cross-functional teams, including internal (Client Business Process Champion, Legal, Administration Information Services, and Clinical representation, ) and external resources (consultants or contractors, and suppliers, ) toward implementation of sourcing objective(s)
  • Maintain a working knowledge of current industry trends and product/service development through participation in professional associations and related professional publications
  • Maintain expertise of current client business processes and technologies through engagement with the client's sourcing team
  • Matrix reporting into the Engagement Process Consultant on project tasks, execution, and risks for each Client opportunity
  • Present cost savings data with supporting detail on budget and staff impact of projects for leadership
  • Time reporting in PPM and Travel expense management within appropriate systems
Qualifications for consultant sourcing
  • You are intellectually curious, highly determined, detail oriented, have an affinity for systems and data and an unrelenting inner drive for generating results and creating efficiencies with data and processes
  • You have a demonstrated ability for data mining and gathering market intelligence
  • You are a consummate team-player and like to work in a fast paced, iterative, collaborative environment
  • In your previous position you have performed a role in of the
  • Relevant experience in supply chain environment and sourcing and procuring
  • This position may involve travel therefore flexibility with travel is essential

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