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Sourcing Analyst

Company: Savvas Learning Company
Location: Paramus
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Savvas Learning Company (formerly Pearson K12 Learning) is a global education company that produces award-winning learning solutions that empower educators and engage students with the highest quality content.

Recognized as an industry leader, we serve millions of K-12 learners with innovative, student-centered educational programs that turn today's classrooms into active learning environments. By embracing technology, personalized learning, and immersive experiences delivered across multiple platforms, we design our learning solutions to be more accessible and relevant to each student.

Our comprehensive solutions for core curriculum, and supplemental and intervention programs - supported by an array of professional development services - allow teachers to use data to inform classroom practices and tailor instructions to an individual's abilities and learning styles.

What You'll Do

The Sourcing Analyst will build and develop strong relationships with the wider Sourcing and Procurement team, business stakeholders and suppliers to ensure supplier services and offerings meet our business needs and align with the broader organization strategy. The role will encompass a wide range of indirect category responsibilities with the ability to work through competing priorities and influence desired outcomes being essential to success. The Sourcing Analyst will work closely with both the Director and the indirect Sourcing Specialist to perform strategic sourcing tasks, manage existing and new suppliers, deploy policy and monitor compliance, generate recommendations and reports, and engage on other special projects as needed.

What We Are Looking For

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Experience working in supplier management, sourcing and procurement or a related area, Ideal candidate will have 3+ years' of related experience, experience in education publishing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of some indirect procurement categories including marketing, fleet, travel, facilities, HR, technology, professionals services and temporary labor, office products and print
  • Experience in managing multiple, complex, and data-rich projects under tight timeframes with defect-free execution expectations
  • Knowledge of budgeting and cost accounting is preferred
  • Professional certifications in any area within business, operations, finance or procurement is desirable
    What You'll Bring
    • Excellent business and commercial acumen, proven track record of improving commercial outcomes
    • Ability to work through competing priorities and influence desired outcomes
    • Expertise in business planning, and project management
    • Strong problem solving ability and change management knowledge.
    • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and relationship development skills
    • Outstanding communications skills: verbal, written and presentation
    • Demonstrated data analysis, decision making and problem solving ability
    • Demonstrated knowledge of effective risk management
    • Strategic thinking ability
    • Proactive mindset balanced with appropriate escalation and upward management communication
      • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • This person must be able to sit or stand at a personal computer for a reasonable length of time typing and reading as well as when presenting
      • Ability to handle a high volume of work in a short period of time, handle multiple priorities simultaneously and operate in a demanding work environment is important.
      • Reliable attendance and punctuality is critical to successful performance in this role.
        This role can not be performed in Colorado.

        Savvas Learning Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

        Savvas Learning Company provides access to a benefits experience created to offer our employees choice, flexibility, and the opportunity to save money for the future. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, tax-advantaged accounts, pharmacy, life insurance, disability insurance, matching 401(k), and paid time off. Our benefits are part of a total package that is carefully designed to support the total well-being of our employees.

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Keywords: Savvas Learning Company, Paterson , Sourcing Analyst, Professions , Paramus, New Jersey

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