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Strategic Sourcing Associate

Boston, MA

Job Description

Wayfair is looking for unique procurement experts to join a newly formed Global Strategic Procurement Team. At Wayfair, we move extremely fast with a laser focus on customer success. That means we need people who focus on more than just cost. We need adaptable doers who are great at engaging with stakeholders, super spend data gurus, flexible and fast multi-taskers, and who possess a true total cost of ownership philosophy. We need the next generation of procurement talent!

The Strategic Sourcing analyst will assist with strategic sourcing specifically focusing on areas including IT and Network Procurement. There are multiple openings for both individual contributor and leadership roles within this newly formed Global Strategic Procurement Team.

Responsibilities include:
  • Negotiate pricing and terms with suppliers
  • Development of RFIs and RFPs
  • Create and manage purchase orders
  • Verify invoices for accuracy and process for payment
  • Collaborate with project teams reporting key dates and milestones
  • Track and report on status of orders to stakeholders
  • Global contract and vendor management
  • Draft and negotiate contractual documents including but not limited to master service agreements, statements of work, and service level agreements.

  • 2+ years of experience sourcing technology spend through the engagement of suppliers and resellers
  • Prior experience negotiating MSA and SLA terms
  • Working knowledge of procurement legal aspects, contracting for services, and contract administration processes.
  • Ability to lead and facilitate stakeholder meetings and work collaboratively across departments and levels.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadline, and reporting
  • Creative, quick thinking, and able to pivot
  • Strong organizational, prioritization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Articulate, persuasive communicator
  • Savvy, quick thinking, and comfortable in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Proven ability to thrive as part of a team or individually
  • Ability to juggle many projects at many stages of development at one time
  • BA/BS
Requisition ID: 20692