Principal, Strategic Sourcing

Posted on Mar 17, 2023 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
$160k - $160k Annual

Principal, Strategic Sourcing

Salary: $160k +

Bonus: 20%

Location: Hybrid role in Chicago, IL

*We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role*


  • Bachelor's Degree required; Supply Chain Management preferred
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in procurement, specifically in the technology space including contracting, sourcing and negotiations for consulting services and goods
  • 6+ years Technology procurement experience
  • Successful track record in a large procurement organization
  • Supplier management and asset management experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • ERP system experience
  • Strong ability to build relationships and effectively communicate to all levels of the organization, including senior management
  • Process driven with strong analytical acumen
  • Strong negotiation expertise with an understanding of key contracting concepts and legal terms
  • Strong ability to translate business requirements into technology sourcing practices and business outcomes


  • Support the execution of strategic sourcing & business strategies in a collaborative team-based environment to achieve company goals
  • Work cross-functionally with key stakeholders to drive sourcing transactions with the goal of achieving significant initial cost reductions while maintaining/improving product quality and enhancing supplier service levels
  • This includes RFx development, facilitation, scorecard, analysis, vendor selection, negotiations and issue resolution
  • Identify and evaluate sourcing opportunities in alignment with strategic, operating and financial objectives.
  • Lead the negotiation and purchase of goods and services with a focus on the technology category.
  • Partner with internal business clients to ensure that purchased goods and services meet their needs.
  • Proactively seek ways to drive down total cost of ownership through competition and vendor relationships

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