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Commodity Manager, Professional Services
Ref No.: 18-38139
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 85,000.00 - 94,000.00 /Year
Skill Type
Skill Type:Professional
  • Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred
  • 5 years plus of Strategic Procurement experience
  • Ability to function from a stable state of independence, displaying ability to manage assignments without significant oversight
  • Preferred certifications: CPM
  • Ability to multitask and adapt priorities quickly
  • Effective and advanced communication skills
  • Advanced planning & analytical capability
  • Advanced, complex problem solving; able to identify key issues and effectively coordinate efforts to achieve resolution
  • Leadership & teamwork; able to build internal & external alliances with focus on "customer relations”
  • Ability to read drawings and understand technical specifications
  • Prior designated commodity and materials' buying experience
  • Advanced commodity knowledge:
  • Professional Services Strategic Sourcing
  • Cost driver structure and cost modeling
  • Business, industry and commodity acumen
  • Strategy formulation, development and implementation including:
    • Supplier segmentation
    • Spend analysis & costing models
    • SWOT analysis
  • Advanced purchasing fundamentals:
    • RFQ/RFP, bid analysis, supplier selection and award
    • Negotiation strategy & execution
    • Supplier & internal customer interface
  • Contract development, negotiations, management & administration
  • Financial Analysis & Project Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and negotiation
  • Proficient in "Problem Solving Decision Making "
  • Provide Procurement support ensuring Procurement representation and participation in all issues related to assigned Professional Services categories
  • Support the co-development of Category, supplier and negotiation strategies, and work plans, in conjunction with stake holders and support execution to established timelines
  • Support the identification, research and evaluation of Professional Service providers that meet the organization's standards of quality, value, timing, service and reliability of supply
  • Interact with suppliers and internal "customers " to identify , implement and realize optimal value and performance
  • Support the execution and management of Procurement processes for designated Categories to reduce total cost of ownership for goods & services while ensuring uninterrupted supply
  • Facilitate Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) efforts including strategic segmentation and supplier rationalization
  • Ensure supplier qualification efforts including diversity initiatives
  • Manage and enhance supplier performance through the establishment of KPI's/SLA's (contract content) and effective supplier and stake holder interaction
Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.