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Strategic Sourcing Analyst
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Hybrid
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Applied on July 4, 2022
Job Id #56649 Posted May 31, 2022

Job Description:

  • The Strategic Sourcing Analyst will support the Sourcing organization in order to execute sourcing projects that range from simple to medium complexity, from start to finish, including but not limited to – sourcing request validation per client guidelines, assisting with requirements analysis for competitive events, collaborating with client requesters to close any data gaps, prepare and publish the contract package to the identified suppliers, following up with suppliers to ensure adequate participation, and summarizing proposals back to the requestor, and working with the legal team to ensure a robust agreement that hold suppliers accountable for performance is executed. 
  • The Strategic Sourcing Analyst will be expected to understand and comply with Company contracting and purchasing guidelines, as well as be able to effectively work within a matrixed and global organization.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review and negotiate contracts of low, to medium, value and risk with vendors, adhering to sourcing governance in order to achieve the best outcome for Company.  As part of the process, will need to ensure strong communication with internal stakeholders as well as ongoing management of contracts and issues (50%)
  • Manage sourcing-related process and systems, including required data entry, reporting, automation and enhancements (20%)
  • Develop relationships with key Business Areas, including interviewing users to determine parameters of proposed transactions and/or improvements (15%)
  • Support, and as applicable will handle, Requests for Information (RFIs), Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and scoring/evaluation engagements in coordination with, and oversight by, the Strategic Sourcing Manager for the respective category and stakeholder groups. (10%)   
  • Coach Business Units on vendor management of their suppliers, and support resolution of supplier performance issues when appropriate. (5%)
Experience, Education, Certifications, Licensing:

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of purchasing/contract experience
  • Two-year degree required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4-5 years of purchasing/contract experience
  • BS/BA degree and/or CPM Certificate

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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