Project Manager II (Sourcing & Category Management)

Nashville, TN 37201

Posted: 11/01/2018 Job Number: 11544371
Akraya is looking for a Project Manager II (Sourcing & Category Management)  for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call Saloni @ 408-907-3201. If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com  and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.

Primary Skills: Sourcing/Procurement, Category Management/Indirect Supply Chain
Duration: 6+ Months
Contract Type:  Only W2 


  Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the sourcing and contracting process for categories cross-functionally (Technology, Corporate Services including Travel, Training, Marketing, HR, Legal, Finance, Banking and Services).
  • Assisting RFX process, doing market research, negotiating with suppliers on contracts less than 500K, performing spot buys when applicable and providing contracting support on MSA' s, MLA' s, MSaaS' s, and SOW' s.
  • Strong contracting knowledge and will be seasoned in strategic sourcing process knowledge and at negotiating small purchases.
  • Provide Senior Sourcing Manager with support as needed on contracts/purchases.
  • Support multiple categories through the entire sourcing lifecycle for products and services up to $500K threshold.
  • Provide marketplace insights and proactively engage with the teams to help in the supplier discussions.
 Required:
  • 5+ years relevant work experience and Bachelor' s degree in relevant field.
  • Experience managing multiple projects at once.
  • Strong expertise in RFx process and demonstrated understanding of strategic procurement processes.
  • Demonstrated experience in small deal negotiating, contracting and working with suppliers across multiple categories.
  • Technology contract,  negotiations experience and  understanding of risk management. 
Please apply directly with your updated resume or call  Saloni @ 408-907-3201.

About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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