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Sourcing Analyst

United States - Washington - Seattle

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Sourcing Analyst

Do you thrive in dynamic, team-oriented, high impact environment?  If so, an elite team at Expedia’s Global Procurement is looking to feel an entry level position into Sourcing, which will be working closely with peers and lead of the group driving triage, projects within multiple categories and interacting with our internal and external stakeholders.

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

  • While under supervision, drive 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

  • Other duties as assigned

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or related field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • 1+ year of experience in Procurement, including contracting and process management/optimization

  • 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

  • “Systems” thinker

  • Cultural awareness

  • 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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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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R-62452

Job Category
Finance and Accounting Group

Job Function
Sourcing

Location
United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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