AECOM Strategic Sourcing Analyst in Germantown, Maryland

United States of America - Maryland, Germantown

Job Summary

We have an immediate opportunity for a Strategic Sourcing Analyst in Germantown, Maryland. The ideal candidate can perform strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills, including but not limited to quantitative (financial and non-financial) and qualitative analysis of internal and external data to support the development and execution of business improvement strategies.

The Strategic Sourcing Analyst is responsible for fact-based research and in-depth quantitative and qualitative analysis to support the development and execution of new category, strategic sourcing, and supplier relationship management initiatives. Research would include gathering internal and external data and documentation; budget forecasts and operating plans; economic and market trends; and supplier performance. This position is responsible for analyzing data to identify trends, creating and interpreting fact-based reports, and supporting the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement teams in developing and executing strategies to achieve operational and financial excellence, mitigate risk, and improve supplier performance.

Gather and analyze quantitative and qualitative information from multiple internal and external sources to perform the following:

  • Provide analytical support for strategy documents, RFPs, and analysis of contract performance.

  • Support Category Sourcing Lead to scope and manage the delivery of analytical projects

  • Assist in the data and documentation collection required to aid Strategic Sourcing activities.

  • Create reports with both conceptual analysis and quantitative findings to recommend opportunities for enhanced value.

  • Generate reporting on supplier performance metrics and scorecards.

  • Actively participate in the development of long term strategic plans.

  • Provide as needed support in the execution of new projects, strategic sourcing activities, supplier evaluations, and performance reviews.

  • Ensure contract compliance by suppliers through the tracking of cost reduction/efficiency projects.

  • Research and assist in the resolution of issues relating to invoices, rebates, discounts, pricing, and other contractual issues.

  • Develop and implement models to quantify and report value realized through sourcing improvement initiatives.

  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned or as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Possess a Bachelor's in Business, Supply Chain, Management or in a technical discipline and experience in the field of Contracts and Procurement, equivalent to 3 or more years.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop recommendations that translate detailed information into succinct findings and action plans which are supported by in-depth insights including longer-term implications of alternatives

  • Conduct complex analysis and recommend strategies or policies to drive continuous improvement.

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills is highly desired with additional proficiencies in the use of other Microsoft Office tools including Project and Visio.

  • Experience in supporting supplier sourcing and RFP.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Problem Solving & Analytical Skills

  • Effective Written and Oral Communications

  • Taking Initiative

  • Results Orientation

  • Planning and Organization

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Procurement

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199944BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.