Finance - Sourcing Group Specialist ( Temporary)

Work Location: 600 Washington Blvd, Stamford, Connecticut

Duration: 6 Months

Job Title: Finance - Sourcing Group Specialist

Compensation - $550 per day

Job Description:


An experienced strategic sourcing professional providing advice and guidance across multiple commodities and categories. Providing input to own area/business plan/objectives and managing delivery of key objectives. Developing strategies, policies or procedures which impact Group-wide; involvement in high level analysis and decision making; utilization of resources impacting own area of responsibility and discrete parts of the Businesses/Functions; project management; relationship management internally and externally.


Typically, this role is responsible for contract negotiation and management as part of an end to end sourcing process. The incumbents are highly skilled sourcing professionals who may specialize in specific procurement fields, and are responsible for the key and strategic contracts and suppliers for the organization. In addition to being sourcing professionals, these individuals will have a good understanding of the dynamics and goals of the business unit and product/process to which they are assigned and can translate this into the necessary effort to ensure Strategic Sourcing support the delivery of business unit objectives. 


Bachelor's degree in business or a related technical field required 5 years relevant experience at a Fortune 500 organization; prior sourcing or consulting experience preferred; Ability to work under pressure with efficiency and accuracy; Ability to plan and prioritize workload; Experienced in driving change across levels of an organization, and challenges that purchasing department experiences. Understanding of role that purchasing plays in an organization, and challenges that purchasing department experiences. Project management experience preferred.


Need extensive IT Contract negotiation and sourcing strategy experience, SW licensing experience, outsourcing experience, Ariba experience preferred, financial industry regulatory experience preferred.


Malcolm Boyd
Managing Partner
MJ Boyd Consulting
400 Madison Avenue, Suite 1202
New York, NY 10017