Sr. Sourcing Analyst
Do you thrive in dynamic, team-oriented, high impact environment? If so, an elite team at Expedia’s Global Procurement is looking for a Sourcing Operations professional who would represent multiple categories to our internal and external stakeholders.This position is responsible for driving operational excellence within Global Procurement’s Sourcing Operations team. This position will be working with various stakeholders, such as business, legal and finance partners, across varied categories. Typical work will include new procurements/contracts, extensions/renewals of the existing activities, procurement intake triage, promotion and education of the stakeholders on preferred supplier contracts/solutions.
What you’ll do:
Driving a timely and accurate triage process of the procurement activities coming through the intake mechanism at the Expedia Group
Act as a consultant to business on existing preferred provider relations, as well as path forward on acquiring the right good or a service at Expedia Group
Provide category assistance, including stakeholder work on getting complete and accurate project information (i.e. specifications, timing, challenges, etc.)
Continuous improvement of procurement processes
Handle administrative processes and activity reporting as needed to support projects
Contract creation/negotiation, including drafting and refining redline contract terms in collaboration with Legal and other departments
Analyze and communicate ongoing opportunities to drive spend to varied category teams for more strategic solutions
Support clients in management of suppliers as it relates to supplier performance, contract compliance, and any escalations/remediations
Who you are:
3+ year of experience in Procurement, including contracting and process management/optimization
Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or other relevant fields
High level of competence in process management, including familiarity with LEAN/Six Sigma or other process improvement methodologies
Strong skills with Microsoft Office Suite
Proficient in “Customer Value Creation”
Positive, “can do” attitude
Propensity to operate independently, while functioning as a team member
Proficiency in exercising “soft power” at various org levels, including C-level executives
Innovating and unconventional thinking (i.e. “outside the box”)
Envision, plan and realize effective, customer valued programs
Prioritize and redirect under pressure
Navigate and adapt in an ambiguous environment
Strong sense of personal accountability for evolution and success of the entrusted space
Effective communicator (i.e. message delivered through different methods, under various circumstances in a collaborative manner)
About Expedia Group
Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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