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Sourcing Specialist-Procurement

Company: Infosys BPM
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Procurement-Sourcing Specialist
Senior Process Lead

In the role of Process Lead, you will act as an expert for the project team to different stakeholders, ensure process compliances, resolution of escalations, track and report project status regularly and contribute to process improvements to sustain delivery predictability and meet client and internal commitments within the guidelines, policies and norms of the company.

In this role you will be responsible for client and team interactions, transition activities, floor operations, quality and process compliance, knowledge management, internal/external audits and process compliance.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Run various sourcing activities as assigned (e.g., RFx development, NDA management, supplier communication, negotiation, draft contracts and recommendation summarization)
Provide RFx sourcing services to our clients based on predefined service levels, managing multiple simple and/or intermediate projects simultaneously
Once a project request is received, recognize if there are missing requirements, perform due diligence validation, follow up with the requestor to obtain further project details and answer any process related questions
Gather and summarize bid requirements, prepare bid package and publish to suppliers using an eSourcing tool
Research and identify suppliers as required (i.e. supplier market analysis)
Project documentation (e.g. create project folders, spend and savings documentation/validation, status updates)
May participate in peer reviews for other team members projects and check for quality, consistency and compliance with Infosys quality methodology and client specific requirements
Perform in-depth proposal analysis draw conclusions regarding supplier selection recommendations, present back to the requestor in a concise manner
Follow the deliverable schedule for the team and ensure delivery of output within client timeframes and quality
Proactively raise any source data issues early in the process
Proactively propose improvement suggestions
Be able to interpret requests and determine what is required to achieve the desired goal
Location for this position is Redmond, WA.

Qualifications
Basic
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
At least 6 years of relevant experience
Preferred
Ability to work with international teams and take direction
Confident ability to priorities own work often within tight deadlines
Strong and proficient in MS Excel (essential) including working knowledge of filters, sorting, pivot tables, basic formulas, lookups, advanced formatting techniques and advance data manipulation techniques
Highly valued skills include Ariba Sourcing (important), MS Dynamics (additional) VBA Macros (additional), Power BI tools (additional) or other spend tools (additional)
Strong customer service orientation
Strong team player
Results & outcome oriented
Able to interpret and follow process document guidelines
Enthusiastic and able to drive own activities
Good concise English verbal and written skills (with suppliers and Client stakeholders)
Able to communicate to the point in a quick and effective manner, ability to summarize information
Note: Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa (H1B or otherwise).
The job entails sitting as well as working at a computer for extended periods of time. Should be able to communicate by telephone, email, or face to face.

COVID-19 Considerations:
Vaccination required. Masks are required to enter the office. Extra screening, sanitation and disinfecting procedures are in place.
Work Remotely: This role is based out of Redmond, WA and is temporarily remote until company's decision to return to office.

About Us
Infosys BPM Ltd., the business process management (BPM) subsidiary of Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY), was established in April 2002. We offer integrated end-to-end transformative BPM services and have journeyed through the table-stakes of effectiveness and efficiency with an ever-increasing focus on enhancing stakeholder experience and empathy. We enable clients to navigate their digital journey, operating from 33 delivery centers across 14 countries. We employ over 44,443 people from over 110+ nationalities, as of Dec 2020.

The company has been consistently ranked among the leading BPM companies globally and has received over 60 awards and recognitions in the last 5 years, from key industry bodies and associations like NASSCOM, SSON, and GSA, among others. Infosys BPM also has very robust people practices, as substantiated by the various HR-specific awards it has won over the years. The company has consistently been ranked among the top employers of choice, on the basis of its industry leading HR best practices. The company's senior leaders contribute widely to industry forums as BPM strategists.

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Keywords: Infosys BPM, Redmond , Sourcing Specialist-Procurement, Other , Redmond, Washington

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