The Supply Chain (SC) Sourcing Intermediate Analyst is an intermediate level position responsible for participating in procurement activities such as defining the need for goods and services, negotiating price contracts and authorizing payment for goods and services in coordination with the Corporate Services team. The overall objective of this role is to acquire goods and services requested by company personnel in support of the company's business.
Participate in sourcing process for the various products and services within the sourcing team
Facilitate sourcing process and assist cross-functional team in developing and executing sourcing strategies, supplier management strategies, and contract negotiations including drafting and red-lining contracts
Monitor all aspects of sourcing and contract processes including strategy, negotiation and contract execution as well as assist in supplier negotiations, and financial analysis/modeling while ensuring licensing usage is aligned with license agreements
Respond to customer service inquiries, clarify requirements, and provide information as needed
Utilize Citi tools and processes to research supplier and commodity information as well as work with suppliers to measure and track performance and reporting/reconciliation requirements
Report and record procurement transactions including sourcing request forms, sourcing strategy, savings, contracts, and approved suppliers
Participate and assist in the development, management, and analysis of request for proposals and/or eAuctions
Meet reporting requirements and audit guidelines ensuring adherence to Citi processes and procedures as well as draft and check the accuracy of reports for the team in support of the senior managers
Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
The person in this role will be primarily responsible for Facilities-related Sourcing activities in Russia with category oversight/back-up activities for Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
2-5 years of relevant experience
Experience with process improvement
Experience in vendor management, contracting, financial acumen, and commercial awareness
Experience in financial modeling and accounting
Experience with reporting tools preferred
Working knowledge of Procurement tools (e.g. Oracle or SAP eSourcing)
Demonstrated negotiation strategies
Proficient computer skills with a focus on Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Excel
Russian language – native speaker or advanced Business Russian.
Experience in Facilities Sourcing is a plus.
Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience
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