Experienced sourcing manager - able to work independently and can manage sourcing projects from initiation (gather requirements) to completion (contracting & negotiations, including obtaining necessary approvals and signatures to execute).
Project manage one or several specific tracks of a business process reengineering/improvement effort
Data analysis: identify sources, gathers and analyze data, review work of analysts, define data requirements - Process architecture: design complex processes, ensure process mapping is complete, interview stakeholders and process owners to define processes.
Help define standards and methods
Process recommendations determine process recommendation documents, including presentations, process maps, supporting metrics, business requirements and related impact analyses for complex processes or for portions of larger or inter-related processes.
Performance management and control: define, develop and evaluate perform metrics to establish process success, participate in working with multiple stakeholders, often with competing/conflicting objectives, to ensure cohesive and reachable measures of success.
Review data post-implementation to measure success; participate in defining standards of improvement success.Manage major risks and issues through effective contingency plans and proper escalation
Change management: participate in and help lead change management activities associated with process improvement.
Engage leadership and stakeholders to obtain support and buy in for changes.
Partner with management, project champions, and process owners to align process improvement initiatives with business objectives.
Influence results through othersWork effectively in a self-directed environment
Present to senior management on program status
Typically 5-10 years relevant procurement experience; preferably with Financial Services and/or with professional services, outsourcing / offshoring, software / SAAS, and market data.