Sourcing Manager – Long Island, NY

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Opportunity Highlights

We have been retained by a leading Non-Profit to fill a Sourcing Manager position that will source $20+ million for several indirect categories.  This is a rare opportunity to have a procurement role that can make a real difference in the world working for a Non- Profit with an important social mission.  And if you live on Long Island, it is an opportunity to significantly reduce your commute.


Company Information

Our client is a leading Non-Profit group purchasing organization based on Long Island.



  • Manage, develop, and maintain Category Business Plans
  • Evaluate RFP which includes benchmarking the value proposition from competitive or existing contract vehicles
  • Work with the analytics team on the benchmarking of contracts to create Best In Class contracts
  • Establishes and maintains effective channels of communication and working relationships with members
  • Develops negotiation strategies based on vendor response and market analysis to identify possible outcomes.
  • Guides the evaluation team to award the contract to the most qualified vendor(s) based on relevant criteria.
  • Maintains an active working knowledge of the category based upon market research including attending conferences and trade shows.
  • Monitors performance of supplier against contract obligations and serves as a resource to resolve issues/problems.
  • Monitors supplier market research in collaboration with research analysts to identify appropriate opportunities resulting from new product offerings and/or market shifts.
  • Conduct research and analysis to determine new product offerings/changes in the marketplace and report to team lead on new opportunities.


Essential Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required, Master’s Degree a plus
  • 5-15 years’ experience in procurement with public procurement experience a plus
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a group setting
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel and knowledge of other Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Word & PowerPoint
  • Excellent communications and management skills
  • Professional Certifications preferred (CPSM)
  • Travel Requirement 30%


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