Kelly Services Procurement Specialist in San Francisco, California

Procurement Specialist in San Francisco, CA for 6 months

Job Description:

The sourcing specialist is responsible for the management and execution of the enterprise sourcing process including supporting the business in making effective sourcing decisions. This person executes and delivers value through strategic, operational and transactional sourcing initiatives working in partnership with the Business Units .

  • Act as a trusted advisor and provide leadership through sourcing strategy advice and consultation to best achieve the business strategy and objectives

  • Provide guidance to Business partners and seek alignment to influence spend and cost savings through vendor rationalization and driving economies of scale

  • Analyze the supply market to identify best sources for acquisition of goods and services

  • Manage vendor selection and qualification through a competitive bid process for goods and/or services

  • Promote small, disadvantaged, and minority-owned businesses through a supplier diversity program

  • Facilitate vendor risk management, due diligence and on boarding activities

  • Lead, structure and guide business partners on complex contracts

  • Research cost drivers and conduct industry analysis for the development of negotiation strategy

  • Contribute to the analysis of complex situations, identify risks and contribute to the development of risk mitigation ideas

  • Ensure vendor management principles and best practices are incorporated into contracts Utilizing contract templates and create contract documents that fully encompass the business requirements and provide protections

  • Preparing for regulatory filing, contract approval process and award purchase orders

  • Assist the Business in maintaining compliance with all policies regarding contracting and purchasing

  • Assist the Business to resolve vendor management issues such as vendor disputes and/or vendor termination

  • Present status and issue identification/resolution effectively to management

  • 7-10 years experience desired, with some experience in the Healthcare Industry

  • 4 year degree preferred

  • Strong communication skills

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

  • Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

  • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

  • Weekly pay and service bonus plans

  • Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

Let us help advance your career today.

*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity, and is committed to employing a diverse workforce.

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