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IT Sourcing Specialist at Aston Carter

IT Sourcing Specialist

Aston Carter Falls Church, VA (Onsite) Full-Time
IT Sourcing Specialist

Pay: $90,000-115,000

Location: 99% Remote

(May need to travel to Falls Church for meetings with Executives and Stakeholders)

Start Date: End of March

6 Month Contract to Hire or Direct Placement

Job Description:

Functions as an IT Category Sourcing Specialist within the Corporate Global Supply Chain Management organization to provide support of an effective strategic sourcing procurement program. Sourcing Specialist will manage IT master agreements, technology professional services and supplier relationships assigned for IT group spend. The position is expected have IT experience and to become an expert in the managed category field, understanding the market dynamics, sources of supply, influences on major suppliers, and the needs of internal company stakeholders at program and corporate levels. The position will assist with identifying areas of addressable spend targeting

supplier and commodity optimization through negotiated strategic agreements, actively track supplier performance, and develop & report metrics for internal stakeholders, with the goal of assisting the company to operate leaner, faster, and more effectively for indirect and direct projects.

Day-to-Day Duties:

• Identifies and manages the relationships with major suppliers and internal stakeholders.

• Performs market research and functions as a market expert for the IT category. Assesses cost savings, cost avoidance and process innovation opportunities.

• Manages IT category portfolio of internal projects routinely distributing brief(s)/reports to provide strategic sourcing updates.

• Oversees data gathering and analysis, exploration and research into current industry trends, publishing the results to a wide list of company stakeholders (indirect stakeholders and Global Supply Chain buyers where appropriate)

• Manages corporate/strategic agreements and purchase orders including monitoring performance, prices, and certifications; exercising of options, conducting market analysis, and negotiating prices; cradle to grave maintenance of agreements/subcontracts and purchase order files; issuing modifications as necessary; assisting management in resolving supplier problems; and resolving invoicing issues with Finance and Accounting.

• Oversees/evaluates potential suppliers and ongoing performance. Performs periodic reviews of procurement actions for compliance with policies and procedures, competition, and prime contract requirements.

• Ensures that all necessary data is entered and maintained in automated systems; provides feedback on data quality and system/ process improvement opportunities

• Monitors the Small Business (SB) Program and identifies potential sources for compliance with the SB Program. Solicits new procurement sources with the assistance of management including small, disadvantaged, HUB zone, veteran-owned, woman-owned businesses, in addition to other Small Business subcategories recognized by the US Small Business Administration.

• Compiles and submits reports to customers and management.

Core Experience Necessary

7+ Years Sourcing/Procurement | FARs | IT Procurement | Negotiations

Bonus Experience

Deltek Costpoint

About Aston Carter:

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At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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