Job Description

Sourcing Associate
Job Number: 21-10465
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Sourcing Associate for our client in Tampa, Fl.
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
  • Understand the Professional Services (PS), Consulting and Human Resource (HR) business requirements and translate them into effectively leading sourcing initiatives including Requests for (Proposals, Information, Solutions etc. (RFXs), PS Agreement execution, the execution of Master Services Agreements (MSA), and Statements of Work (SOW)
  • Facilitate continuous improvement and ideation that will enable the Business Partner, Category and Functional Leads to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to manage sourcing projects in support of business requirements and expected business outcomes.
  • Business partnering with Procurement and other functional areas, e.g. Legal, HR, Software Asset Management, and Finance, globally.
  • Extensive interaction with Business Partners is required to ensure that strategies, objectives, total costs are aligned and optimal savings are realized in the execution of contracts.
  • Major Duties include:
    • Contract Negotiation and Development ability to negotiate and draft Commercial Terms and defend Legal Terms on standard internal template agreements for Professional Services, Consulting and Human Resourcing engagements
    • Build, maintain and enhance relationships with leading Professional Services, Consulting, HR firms and internal stakeholders
    • Leads in the development and evaluation of supplier Requests for Information/Proposal/Solution (RFx's) including ensuring comprehensive requirements and specifications, pricing models and contract terms are included.
    • Lead and manage the full RFx process from RFx development through contract execution.
    • Evaluate competitive offerings to determine the overall best offer for goods or services.
    • Negotiate and/or issue contracts, amendments, and attachments obtaining legal review and approval of a contract when required.
    • Facilitate and lead appropriate contracting processes from proof of concept to award/supplier selection.
    • Manages multiple, complex projects independently.
    • Aligns Procurement goals with client's business objectives.
    • Apply appropriate business analytics to review proposals and provide accurate financial comparisons of business proposals
    • Drive sustainable/substantial cost savings and value beyond savings for the PS, Consulting and HR categories.
    • Utilize e-Procurement tools (Ariba) to manage sourcing projects
    • Operate as trusted advisor by providing procurement insights and subject matter expertise to internal stakeholders
  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • 5+ years in Indirect Procurement Services Categories preferably supporting PS, HR and Consulting Services categories,
  • Proficient working knowledge of enterprise IT software and services norms and practices, preferred
  • Experience in evaluating the market, assessing suppliers, contracting and financial analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with and manage internal stakeholders at all levels within a highly matrixed organization, working across cross-functional, cross-organizational teams
  • Experience negotiating with top tier IT suppliers
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree
  • Demonstrated leadership, procurement and business acumen
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills and ability to collaborate cross-functionally
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies, particularly Agile Contracting is a plus
  • A proactive, creative and analytical approach to challenges.
  • Demonstrated high degree of independence, requiring minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to partner, manage and influence.
  • Ability to demonstrate both empathy and assertiveness when communicating a need and/or defending a position/decision.
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
Chris Imbien

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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