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Sr. Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Date: Feb 7, 2018, 13:47 PM
Title: Sr. Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Agency: Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission ( WSSC)
Address: Laurel, md
Salary Range: $ To $

Job Description

WSSC, one of the largest water and wastewater utility in the USA, seeks a Sr. Strategic Sourcing Specialist. The incumbent will perform complex Strategic Sourcing and contracting duties across all business and functional groups within WSSC both independently and within a team setting. Specifically, the Sr. Strategic Sourcing Specialist performs these essential functions; • Authority to bind the Commission on purchases per the delegation of authority; • Gains a thorough knowledge of products & services, supplier's processes and industry trends and practices. • Analyzes spend data/trends to identify and develop overall strategic sourcing initiatives. • Performs intricate financial analysis of supplier data, organizational spend, project data, and assess total cost ownership to identify savings and general sourcing opportunities. • Identifies and assesses potential opportunities, develop business cases, and present recommendations to various levels of management to build support for Sourcing initiatives. • Applies Qualitative Thinking – Leverages both data and non-data driven insight to form an opinion thereby facilitating Technical decision making.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Construction Management, Public Administration or a related field. • 7 years of experience in Procurement and contract administration of strategic or complex contracts, including experience leading cross-functional teams in a Public or Private Sector Engineering, Finance, Operations, Procurement or Supply Chain Management Office.

Application Process: If you are interested in this opportunity; please apply via our Career Center at or go to

Contact Name: Shareena Dixon
Contact Phone: 301-206-7018
Closing Date:

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