Gathering, sourcing, creating and issuing Request for Proposal (RFP), proposal evaluation, contract negotiations, contract drafting and administration. Functionally responsible for ensuring compliance with Company Procurement policy, ethical and legal business practices, and lowest total cost procurement.

Job Description:

  • Serves as the primary point of contact to assigned business units for sourcing needs. Executes the Frontier Strategic Sourcing Process which includes; strategic planning, scoping, bidding, contract execution, compliance, and supplier management activities for assigned categories.
  • Must have in depth industry and category expertise in area of concentration.
  • Will have knowledge of trends, should cost models, ability to develop long term sourcing strategies, and be able to develop a pipeline of initiatives to drive cost out of the spend area.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams comprised of business managers, Legal, Risk Management and other impacted organizations to coordinate Company sourcing activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and analyze financial models to evaluate proposal scenarios and present recommendations in a clear and concise format.
  • Structures contracts as to pricing, performance measures, and breach of contract remedies and/or termination options.
  • Must be skilled in negotiating, renegotiating, and administering contracts with suppliers and vendors such that the best interest of the Company is paramount.
  • Must be adept at communicating with vendors and internal business partners to establish and maintain credibility for the sourcing function, while increasing service to our internal business partners – improving the quality and performance levels of the supply base to achieve the lowest total cost to the Company.
  • Must be able to develop, coordinate and control multiple process and or projects, achieving on time contracting services to satisfy the operating requirements of the Company, while delivering a high level of customer service to the organization.
  • Must be able to create and maintain documentation, in adherence with policy, to meet internal and external audit requirements.
  • Must have excellent written communication skills to effectively and accurately convey detailed and complex information regarding contract specifications, policies and procedures to consultants/contractors and internal clients.
  • Computer skills should include proficiency in MS Office including: Word, Excel and Power Point. Experience working with Lotus Notes, Access, Visio, MS Project, E- Emptoris, and Document Imaging systems is also desired.
  • Able to comfortably interface with all levels, inside & outside the organization.

Educational & Experience Requirements:

  • The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Engineering.
  • Professional purchasing certification is desirable.
  • Solid background in supply chain management, procurement, or project management with an emphasis on strategic sourcing with 3+ years’ of related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience sourcing materials and services for major projects in a fast paced environment.
  • Strategic Sourcing supports the organization by managing the sourcing process, including Request for Proposals (RFPs), contract negotiations, supplier management, and overall supplier performance.