5450 - Services Procurement Consultant, Virtual USA

Remote, USA    |     Purchasing/Supply Chain   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 5450 - Posted 22-Sep-2021

The Kelly Strategy Office is currently seeking a services procurement professional with a strong background in services procurement strategy and statement of work program management and operations to support a portfolio of KellyOCG (Outsourcing and Consulting Group) global clients and programs.  This position will provide consultation and support for both Kelly managed services programs as well as consulting engagements.  

This virtual position may require periodic travel to client sites.  Work hours will require flexibility to accommodate global time zones within the United States, Europe, India and Asia Pacific, however primary work hours will be aligned to US time zones.

Tasks may include:

Internal Consultation-providing support to internal Kelly teams which may include:

  • Assist with scorecarding and supplier management activities
  • Establish cost management programs
  • Facilitate competitive bids
  • Interpret data, trends and analytics and formulate category recommendations to present to program teams
  • Support implementation and supplier onboarding activities
  • Conduct product training

External Consultation--consult with clients and complete project deliverables for consulting service engagements: 

  • Consult with clients on program strategies and business process utilizing services procurement and SOW best practices including sourcing, supplier management, SOW development and SOW lifecycle management
  • Assist clients in operationalizing self-managed MSP programs

SME support for Product Growth 

  • Provide services procurement SME support for new business development including sales presentations, discovery sessions, RFP responses and solution design
  • Engage with key client executive sponsors and business stakeholders to provide higher level consult including SOW trends and recommendations for strategic enhancements to program

Job Requirements: 

  • 5 years+ experience in Procurement or an Operations role working with Statements of Work
  • 3+ years of experience in a client-facing or sales-oriented role
  • Required working knowledge of Beeline and SAP Fieldglass
  • Required knowledge and exposure of procurement systems which may include Ariba, SAP, Oracle, Coupa
  • Strong technical aptitude and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Prior experience implementing SOW or services procurement solutions for clients
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to pioneer processes and change in a new environment
  • Strong proficiency in PowerPoint and experience presenting or conducting training

What’s in it for you?

Kelly takes pride in supporting the whole person, their family and their future. We understand that in order to thrive, we have to build lasting relationships and provide our employees with endless possibilities for growth. At the end of the day, we know that work is more than making a living - it’s about making a life.

Additional Benefits:

* Healthcare - Medical, Dental, Vision

* 401(k) Match

* Paid Time Off

* Vacation Purchase Program

* Tuition Reimbursement

* PerkSpot - Personal Online Discount Program

Travel: 10%

Work Location: This job can be performed anywhere except in the state of Colorado. Colorado residents will not be considered for this job posting.

About Kelly Services®

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, including, but not limited to, race, gender, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

                  

What’s in it for you?

Kelly takes pride in supporting the whole person, their family and their future. We understand that in order to thrive, we have to build lasting relationships and provide our employees with endless possibilities for growth. At the end of the day, we know that work is more than making a living - it’s about making a life.

Additional Benefits:

* Healthcare - Medical, Dental, Vision

* 401(k) Match

* Paid Time Off

* Vacation Purchase Program

* Tuition Reimbursement

* PerkSpot - Personal Online Discount Program

Travel: 10%

Work Location: This job can be performed anywhere except in the state of Colorado. Colorado residents will not be considered for this job posting.

About Kelly Services®

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, including, but not limited to, race, gender, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.