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Indirect Procurement Specialist

Company: 2-10 Home Buyers
Location: Aurora
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Indirect Procurement Specialist Targeted compensation: $58,000 - $82,000 + bonus Salary commensurate with experience and skill set Who we are: 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty is a leading home warranty provider in the U.S.; serving the protection needs of new home builders and owners of new and existing homes. Our mission is to improve the quality of housing and the experience of homeownership. Founded in 1980 and with a corporate office based in Denver, Colorado, we are an industry leader protecting one out of every seven new homes in the U.S. and continuing to grow our brand and expertise in the market. Please watch our 2-minute video to see what it's like to join our team! Core Job Responsibilities: This role will develop and continually improve post-award, indirect supplier processes designed to enhance relationships and ensure the effective delivery of goods/services, while minimizing risk. In addition, this position will support competitive bidding and other supplier qualification processes, development of agreements, and ensure strong operational performance. This individual will be the trusted advisor to various stakeholders, will develop a pipeline of opportunities, and will facilitate strategic sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations in the Human Resources, Marketing, IT, Finance, and other Professional Services categories. This individual will be expected to lead teams of key cross-functional stakeholders through the strategic sourcing process to drive measurable commercial improvements. What is the role and where can you add value? * Assist in facilitating complex, sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations * Conducts market research and maintain a working knowledge of current business trends including industry changes, cost drivers, pricing, market conditions and economic indicators * Conduct ongoing benchmark reviews and perform financial analysis, projections and evaluations of supplier proposals for existing and new contracts * Becomes a key leader in the sourcing process, including managing proposals, developing proposal recommendations, assisting with final contract negotiations, and creating and executing supplier transition plans. * Identifies opportunities to improve supplier quality and reliability while reducing expense. * Manages continuous engagement with the stakeholder community in the procurement process and category management. * Acts as a liaison between internal stakeholders and vendors to ensure compliance to sourcing and contracting policies and procedures * Ensures that newly negotiated rates are implemented and tracked * Monitors and reports on the progress of technology implementations, contractual commitments, contract dates (notice, expirations, benchmark, etc.) and supplier performance against SLAs and KPIs * Supports compliance to the procurement process at Corporate and increases involvement of procurement in alignment with the various business groups. * Collects and monitor changes in demand, spend, performance, SLA penalties and volume discount/credit structures * Facilitates supplier review meetings and develop and manage supplier scorecards * Becomes the escalation point for supplier performance issues and implement action plans for performance improvements; conversely act as liaison for suppliers for 2-10 HBW related issues * Evaluates, communicates, and propose process improvements to enhance SRM effectiveness * Participates in the long-term strategic plan and the annual goal setting process addressing the key areas of cost, safety, risk, reliability, continuous improvement, technology adoption, supplier innovation and service. * Performs other responsibilities or tasks as requested What skills and experience should you bring to this role? * Bachelor's Degree required preferably in Business, Supply Chain, or other related disciplines. * Three or more years of experience in procurement, supply chain, and/ or contract management. * Experience with business data analytics and reporting, defining requirements and providing actionable conclusions. * Experience in supplier relationship management and supplier performance management. * Ability to effectively manage large, complex, strategic projects with aggressive milestones, significant risk components and significant monetary value. * Strong preference for experience supporting indirect procurement. * Excellent written and verbal communications directed at internal and external parties as well as towards the development of RFx's, contract documents and executive presentations. * Proactive and collaborative approach delivering superior internal client engagement. * Strong analytics and problem-solving capabilities. 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty is an Equal Opportunity Employer All POSITIONS REQUIRE A PRE-EMPLOYMENT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK

Keywords: 2-10 Home Buyers, Aurora , Indirect Procurement Specialist, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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