IT Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Job ID: 38792

United States – New Jersey – Parsippany
May 3, 2019


The IT Strategic Sourcing Specialist is responsible for executing enterprise-wide procurement and cost optimization opportunities, capturing cost reduction on Tiffany expenditures for goods and services, and assisting the Manager – Global Procurement with the execution of procurement strategy for Information Technology.


The Strategic Sourcing Specialist will support the planning and executions of strategic sourcing initiatives using a multi-step sourcing process for prioritized spend categories. S/He will develop category specification requirements and scopes of work that is consistent with business requirements and Global Procurement strategy. The Specialist will conduct spend analytics and utilize analytical expertise to deliver a comprehensive total cost of ownership assisting the business in delivering measurable cost savings.

The Strategic Sourcing Specialist will initiate and structure RFI’s and RFP’s while participating in supplier negotiations. This role will support and execute negotiation strategies based on supplier proposals and spend analytics and manage supplier selection process and provide data and recommendations to ensure informed business awards. S/He will develop and administer contractual agreements in collaboration with business and legal departments. Additionally, this position will identify continuous improvement initiatives by monitoring supply markets and assessing opportunities resulting from new technology and product offerings. The Specialist will support the supplier quarterly business review process.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, or Supply Management
  • Minimum of 2 to 4 years of strong IT procurement experience
  • Must be flexible to support other business categories
  • Excellent math and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with suppliers and strong relationship management experience
  • Knowledge of contract fundamentals
  • Proficient in Microsoft and knowledge of Procurement tools
  • Ability to interact with all levels of Management
  • Master’s Degree, CPM or similar certification
  • Consulting or private equity background a plus