The Sourcing Commodity Specialist in our Procurement Services organization collaboratively works with Sourcing Commodity Leads to define and implement category strategies and is responsible for leading smaller scale sourcing projects.
Primary responsibilities include:
Executing commodity and sourcing strategies / practices for one or more Consumer and Commercial operations sub commodities
Creating and developing strong working relationships with key internal and external partners up to Executive levels to achieve strategic objectives of the company
Working with cross-functional teams to lead sourcing initiatives from start to finish, including RFx events, auctions and contract negotiations
Maintaining working relationship with Citizens' vendor base and business line colleagues with the objective to develop innovative solutions to complex problems.
Working with business lines and developing strategic plans that optimize the value derived from third party vendor engagements and mitigating associated risks
Analyzing market data, performance data and other key metrics to optimize service performance
Utilizing analytical thinking and tools to identify new value-add opportunities (spend, performance or risk related) in vendor contracts
Citizens Financial Group, Inc.