The Strategic Sourcing Analyst supports the Procurement team as they engage in strategic sourcing initiatives. Assesses various elements of the spend category and helps to define, execute, and support the refinement of spend data through extensive financial analysis. Identifies and analyzes potential cost savings projects and sourcing initiatives, utilizing UC spend data. Taking a proactive approach, works independently on identified projects, supporting the sourcing team in ensuring commitments to internal business partners are met. Consolidates non-contracted vendor spend to current or new contracted vendors, wherever possible. Monitors and executes sourcing strategy to ensure cost savings targets are achieved. Independently reviews, coordinates and determines course of action for high level, complex Requests for Proposals (RFP), and other bidding tools for the procurement of goods or services. Negotiates contracts, interprets procurement policies, laws and codes to ensure that actions are in accordance with University and other regulatory policies. This job description is not meant to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Additional responsibilities may be assigned, as appropriate.The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.Salary: Commesurate with experienceTotal Hours: 8-5, M-FContract Position.Background check is required.The position will require working in excess of a 40-hour workweek during peak project periods.Business travel may be required, although mainly within California.California drivers' license required.Final candidate subject to background check.As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.Click here to see the Procurement Services website.View Job Description for the position requirements.
Internal Number: 2019-1494
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