Strategic Sourcing Senior Analyst Manager


Posted: over 1 year ago

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Position type
full time
Job source
Remote ok
Job location
Seattle, Washington, United States

Strategic Sourcing Senior Analyst

The Strategic Sourcing Senior Analyst is a hands-on, high visibility role that will require extensive
experience across the entire spend management life cycle. Reporting to the Director, Strategic
Sourcing, the ideal candidate will be responsible for supplier category strategies for Professional
Services (e.g. Contingent Workforce, Consulting, Supplier Inclusion and Diversity), Facility
Operations, and other assigned ad-hoc projects for LiveRamp. In this role, you will define best
practices to optimize spend across the People and Work Experience Category and establish a
diverse supplier program.
You will:
● Collaborate closely with key stakeholders and act as a “trusted advisor” across business
units, Legal, IT, Finance, HR, Procurement and other teams to ensure that the overall
ecosystem is working towards a unified strategy.
● Provide oversight and strategic guidance for the company covering all third party spend.
● Support and evangelize our contingent workplace program adoption globally and cultivate a
strong internal and external brand for the team.
● Partner with LiveRamp’s internal teams to expand our modern supplier diversity program.
● Oversee/maintain highly effective internal controls and support internal and external financial
● Negotiation and Contract Development: ability to successfully negotiate contracts/business
requirements that meet the needs of organization (risk, quality, cost, etc.) across both programs.
● Strategic Sourcing: ability to lead complex sourcing projects from requirements development
through supplier selection (experience with cradle to grave RFx process).
● Category Deep Dive: ability to collect and analyze data and subsequently generate findings and
opportunities within categories; lead category strategy discussions with the internal business
partners and jointly execute strategic plans.
● Supplier Relationship Management: lead performance management process by identifying and
managing suppliers to a set of metrics that will help maximize program successes; drive business
reviews with identified strategic suppliers and lead any supplier disputes/issues.
About you:
● Foundational knowledge and 5+ years tech industry experience and familiarity sourcing
Professional Services and Supplier Inclusion and Diversity programs.
● Proven ability to take ownership, drive positive change, and build strong stakeholder
● Good sense of humor and unflinching attention to detail and willingness to roll-up sleeves and
do both tactical and high level strategic work.
● Strong written and verbal communication, cross-cultural collaboration and relationship
management skills.
● Experience with relevant tools such as Workday, ScoutRFP, Coupa VMS, Zip and other
specific software.

Bonus Points:
● Strong technology background and able to navigate new systems and tools as both a user
and administrator.

● Demonstrated experience collecting and analyzing data, applying principles of financial
analysis, aptitude in decision making
● Proven ability to engage and influence senior business leadership in a fast-paced, high-
growth environment.
● High customer centricity, business acumen and ambition to contribute towards enhancing the
overall domain of program management for contingent workforce and supplier inclusion.
● Project management and process improvement background with exceptional analytical,
organization, and problem solving skills; use data to drive recommendations
● Experience collaborating with TechScale, WBENC, NMSDC and other leading supplier
inclusion organizations.
● People: work with talented, collaborative, and friendly people who love what they do.
● In-Office Food: enjoy catered meals, boundless snacks, and the occasional food truck.
● Fun: we host in-person and virtual events such as game nights, happy hours, camping trips, and
sports leagues.
● Work/Life Harmony: flexible paid time off, options for working from home, and paid parental leave.
● Whole Health Package: medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance. Plus mental health
support (via Talkspace) and fitness reimbursement up to $100 per month.
● Savings: our 401K matching plan helps you plan ahead.
● RampRemote: a comprehensive program to assist you in setting up a home office that works for
● Location: preferred hybrid work (1-3 days a week in office) from San Francisco, New York,
Seattle or Little Rock but fully remote may be possible.

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