Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Analyst

Job Description

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Job Summary 
The SS&P Analyst is responsible for supporting Strategic Sourcing and Procurement (SS&P) leadership with research and analytics aligned with the execution of SS&P initiatives. Coordinate with SS&P and operational stakeholders to facilitate execution of sourcing and contracting activities across the organization. 
Essential Job Functions 
Generate ad-hoc reports and initiates research, analysis, and highlights key takeaways from spend and market data to review with SS&P team and, at times, present to operational stakeholders. With minimal guidance, facilitate support of operational stakeholders by providing custom, non-standard research, analysis, status updates and other related operational questions. With guidance, assist SS&P during the assembly of sourcing documentation (eg support of requirement gathering and consolidation, vendor response consolidation) for low-to-mid complexity assignments and support the execution of the sourcing process with minimal leadership oversight. Facilitate contractual review and execute contractual documentation for low complexity transactions with minimal SS&P leadership oversight. Coordinate with project team to ensure all necessary documents are complete and ready for submission, including Master Service Agreements (MSA), Non Disclosure Agreements (NDA), Amendments, Statements of Work (SOW), and Work Orders (WO).  
Physical Actions 
Physical Environment 
Education Requirements 
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred in business, finance, or related field preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
Experience Requirements 
2 years experience in a sourcing, procurement, or purchasing role required 
Special Skill Requirement 
Adept problem solving and analytical skills Effective interpersonal communication skills Proficient written and oral communication skills Strong desire and capacity to learn Demonstrated project management skills  
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 
Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 11/22/2019