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Sourcing Specialist

Company: Centerpoint Energy Service Company, LLC
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

An employer in the Downtown, Houston, TX area is looking for a Senior Sourcing Specialist to join their team. This individual leads the development and execution of highly complex holistic, enterprise wide category strategies, including strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, rapid sourcing/negotiation and risk management. Develops, implements, and maintains proactive strategies for assigned categories creating spend leverage across the organization's footprint. The position negotiates work scopes and pricing with vendors and develops contracts using established protocols as defined by the company. Engages all levels of the organization, including senior staff, to develop and execute sourcing strategies. Serves as subject matter resource and formally or informally mentors other member of the sourcing and category management teams.


Sourcing or Purchasing experience with one or more of the following:

Real Estate, Tax, Legal, Finance, Large Consulting Projects, and/or Information Technology.
5+ years of experience required in Strategic Sourcing. (Demonstrated experience in complex negotiations with vendors, proven record of achieving savings for sustainable cost reduction, knowledge of category management principles.)



Demonstrated experience conducting spend analytics, market research, and cost modeling.



Bachelors degree required in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering, Computer Science or other related discipline.

Keywords: Centerpoint Energy Service Company, LLC, Houston , Sourcing Specialist, Other , Houston, Texas

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