Job Description Summary: Job ID: 5542 - FT - Unclassified (salaried) Plans and conducts strategic sourcing process on defined opportunities, engaging key stakeholders in the process, to meet departments’ procurement needs Maintains deep category expertise through understanding and application of industry developments, marketplace trends, emerging technology, new techniques, leading practices, and shared experiences Develops and maintains relationships with departments for purposes of gathering, analyzing and conveying information to support category management and strategic sourcing efforts Manages key supplier relationships and conducts periodic business reviews to drive savings through innovation and resolve issues and disputes Reviews and processes requisitions and bid requests above established dollar threshold amounts in assigned categories in timely manner Develops and maintains Sourcing Plan that coordinates the sourcing and contract management activities within assigned categories to deliver targeted benefits Measures and reports benefits delivered through strategic sourcing and ongoing contract management activities
Duties/Physical Demands: Ability to make decisions with potentially limited information and data or with conflicting stakeholder interests. Resolve supplier related disputes. Diagnosing system issues may be required at times. Self-motivated and able to work independently
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Minimum Qualifications: 3+ years of procurement or supply chain experience, or other relevant experience 4-year college degree
Internal Number: 5542
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“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
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