New Directions IT Staffing

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If you’re looking to make a career change, we’d like to introduce you to a highly successful procurement organization who is well-respected throughout New England.   

(Work Environment:  This is a hybrid work environment with three days on site in Amherst, MA and two days remote).  


We are engaged in a search for a Strategic Sourcing Manager.  In this role, the individuals will:

  • Identify, research and propose strategic sources for competitively priced market products and services.
  • Participate in strategic supplier meetings, ensuring compliance and outstanding member service.
  • Manage full life-cycle bid processes that include: researching and benchmarking existing and new category suppliers; developing potential supplier interest; reviewing product or service specifications; managing the proposal evaluations and selection process; evaluating contract submissions; and making final contract award recommendations and managing supplier relationships.
  • Develop and manage supplier contracts for participating member organizations.
  • Perform end to end responsibilities for contract development and management processes for indirect category portfolios.
  • Utilize data and trend analysis to develop and implement procurement initiatives that continuously improves the value of your contract portfolio.
  • Develop and document benchmarking research to ensure competitiveness of assigned contracts.

The appropriate individual will have demonstrated experience in the following:

  • Five plus years in sourcing or category management, purchasing, procurement, or supply-chain.
  • Full life-cycle procurement processes that include developing competitive bids, RFP’s, RFQ’s, selecting suppliers and managing contracts for indirect categories.
  • Working in highly collaborative procurement environments.
  • Exposure to a wide range of sourcing categories.
  • Familiarity with G.L. Ch30B desired.
  • Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official Program (MCPPO) certification. (A Plus).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (strong Excel and Access desired)
  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree.

Are you Ready to move your Career in a New Direction?

Please forward a copy of your resume for us to schedule a time to speak or contact us at (866) 999-8600. We look forward to meeting you.  

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