The Senior Sourcing Analyst will be responsible for strategic sourcing of indirect material goods & services. This involves working with internal stakeholders to understand their needs and driving sourcing projects to generate savings and process improvements for Palo Alto Networks. He/she will play a key role in aligning and supporting corporate goals which include identifying cost savings, implementing service level requirements, and supplier consolidation opportunities.
-Negotiate pricing, terms and conditions.
-Ensure that PANW's contractual needs, quality requirements and service levels are agreed to and met.
-Monitor contract compliance.
-Lead sourcing projects and administer supplier identification, RFP's, competitive bidding, supplier selection and consequent contract management.
-Build and maintain partnerships with internal customer groups.
-Communicate proactively with stakeholders on a regular basis.
-Manage vendor relationships.
-Conduct supplier performance reviews, and participate in corporate-led meetings with global strategic suppliers.
-Identify new sources of goods and services to support business needs and corporate strategies, and to encourage competitive bidding.
-Support a broad range of sourcing projects that may include but not be limited to facilities, marketing services, I.T, and travel related activities.
-Perform data gathering analysis to assist with recommendations and new opportunities for savings and/or process improvements.
Required Skills and Abilities
|Location:||multiple, multiple |
|Headquarters:||2130 Gold Street|
Alviso, CA 95002