Strategic Sourcing Manager

Job Title: Strategic Sourcing Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: USD70 - USD85 per hour, Benefits: Yes
Start Date: 2018-03-30
Reference: 80204
Contact Name: Shawna Leatherwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 31, 2018 02:09

Job Description


The Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic sourcing strategies for operational spend categories. This individual will also analyze third party spend to identify sourcing opportunities, and develop negotiation strategies by analyzing market industry data.


  • Recommend cost savings opportunities by analyzing spend and market industry data
  • Interface with stakeholders and cross-functional teams to determine business requirements and perform market research identifying potential suppliers that meet business needs
  • Develop sourcing and negotiation strategies by analyzing industry trends, and performing scenario analysis and benchmarking
  • Develop, issue and analyze Request for Proposals (RFP) by using Should Cost Modeling Methodologies

  • 5-10 years of work experience in strategic sourcing, category management supporting operations and capital construction projects; 3-5 years in oil & gas industry preferred
  • Extensive knowledge with strategic sourcing processes and methodologies
  • Experience negotiating goods and services contracts  
  • Proven experience with developing strategic sourcing strategies for operational categories
  • Proven success leading cross-division strategic sourcing projects; able to handle multiple priorities with minimal supervision under challenging conditions
  • Dynamic ability to influence others through both direct and indirect networks; a consensus builder and change agent
  • Strong orientation to leadership, teamwork, and positive communication; an effective facilitator, coach, and trainer
  • Working knowledge of contract law
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills; comfortable and credible with both internal stakeholders and external audiences
  • Proven experience in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or Business
  • Experience with MS Office and Oracle



The ideal candidate will possess: (1) the strategic, analytical, financial, and interpersonal skills to act as an effective change agent; (2) demonstrated leadership and expertise in strategic sourcing operational procurement for a growing midstream operator or related company; and, (3) proven experience developing and implementing strategic sourcing strategies and processes.
  • Experience working with Contract Management System(s)