Sourcing Specialist 2 - Sourcing Initiatives

  • Competitive
  • United States Texas Houston
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas

Role Summary:
In this role, you will be responsible for providing strategic sourcing support to the Digital Technology Sourcing Team working with suppliers that provide Digital Technology related products and services.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will establish relationships by building trust with internal stakeholders and third-party suppliers, then develop/execute strategies for each transaction in order to achieve business outcomes. You will lead and have responsibility for negotiations and sourcing initiatives for the Digital Technology staff and team.

• Drive global sourcing strategies in alignment with the Baker Hughes’ Digital Technology requirements • Partner with Sourcing and DT leadership to ensure all commercial requirements capture desired cost, performance, service, and business outcomes
• Develop & cultivate mutually beneficial relationships and strategic engagements with key suppliers and stakeholders
• Plan and assist Commodity Leaders with technology related negotiations across the company, and managing category spend
• Partner with Senior Commodity Leader(s) to negotiate all needed contracts, including: hardware, software (& SaaS), or professional services with an emphasis on software contracts
• Collaborate with appropriate finance, compliance, and legal subject matter experts in the negotiation and execution of contracts including Master Services Agreements Software License Agreements, Cloud-technologies including SaaS contracts, Master Product Agreements, Statements of Work, and Non-Disclosure Agreements

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college and a minimum of 5 years of experience in IT Sourcing (OR High School Diploma / GED and a minimum 8 years of experience in IT Sourcing or IT Program Management)• • Adept at Office tools including Excel, Word, PPT and other workplace tools necessary for data analysis and contract review

Desired Characteristics:
• Ability to work independently in a high volume, global environment
• Ability to use Ariba and other ERP systems on day 1
• Experience with RFQ and RFP development, implementation and execution
• Highly organized and resilient
• Able to flex as business priorities change
• Proven ability to quickly learn processes for Buy to Pay and Source to Buy
• Proven strong analytical skills
• Demonstrated results-oriented team player
• Demonstrated professional oral / written communication and negotiation skills
• Strong customer focus and relationship management ability.
• Proven strong project management skills
• History/knowledge of supplier base consolidation

Work Schedule: M-F 40 hr./wk.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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