Sr. Sourcing Specialist, IT
Company: SAN MANUEL INDIAN BINGO & CASINO
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Senior Sourcing
Specialist position is responsible for the negotiation aspect of
the IT procurement and ongoing IT category management and supplier
performance management that require a high degree of experience,
knowledge, and professionalism. The IT Sourcing Specialist is
responsible for category management for the IT spend portfolio
including, but not limited to: hardware, software, and professional
services in support of their assigned Business Partner vertical's
IT needs. Activities include participating in RFI/RFP/RFQ cycles,
completing supplier negotiations, periodically soliciting Business
Partner and Business Requirement Management (BRM) input on supplier
performance, developing supplier scorecards with Operations input
and driving supplier performance management.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Solicits bids and proposals, conducts pre-bid meetings and/or
job walks, evaluates and analyzes supplier responses (including
complex supplier proposals), negotiates and makes award
recommendations to Business Partners and BRM for supplier
Partner with BRM and Business Partners in developing and
maintaining IT sourcing strategies from discovery through
contracting ensuring fairness and objectivity throughout the entire
Represent Sourcing & Procurement in the development of
RFI/RFP/RFQ package for IT/Business Partner needs, supplier
assessment criteria and supplier selection, ensuring compliance
with company policies and procedures.
Build and maintain vendor/contractor relationships with the
objectives of eliminating inefficiencies in the supply chain,
reducing total costs, and increasing productivity.
Reconciles purchase orders, investigates any discrepancies,
ensures corrections and/or credits are made with the vendor and/or
Drive collaborative relationships in order to gather feedback,
understand issues, recognize opportunities, and influence category
Negotiates adjustments with vendors involving replacement of
equipment or goods not conforming to purchase specifications,
cancellations/terminations of contract and/or purchase orders.
Work with IT and Business Partners to collect feedback,
understand risk and issues for in-flight projects
Generate category spend reports, supplier score cards and
coordinate/conduct supplier business reviews on behalf of San
Manuel as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned to support the efficient
operation of the department.
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Information
Systems, Supply Chain, Logistics, or Finance required.
- A minimum of six (6) years of professional work experience with
direct hands on experience managing and executing sourcing and
contracting activities for hardware, software, and professional
services spend either as a sourcing specialist or an account
- Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant
and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum
educational/experience requirements indicated above.
- Familiarity with typical SLA and KPI for IT categories.
- IT Sourcing Specialist must have strong organizational,
customer service, and negotiation skills.
- Ability to work cross-functionally, seek guidance when required
in a matrix, customer-oriented environment. On the job experience
negotiating supplier contracts and supplier performance management.
Positive communications skill, high energy level, continuous
improvement mindset, and a sense of urgency are all integral to the
- Ability to leverage data and analytics to generate business
cases in support of lease vs. buy decisions.
- Excellent team interpersonal skills and ability to handle
multiple sourcing assignments while providing superior
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and advanced knowledge of P2P
- Knowledge of casino/gaming industry, suppliers, cost drivers a
- At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission,
you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
- Professional Purchasing certification a plus.
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will
make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990.
As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire,
San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of
its employees. Join our team today!
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