Working with Operations and Supply Teams, the Sourcing Analyst will be responsible for supporting procurement and sourcing activities which includes educating our vendors and internal stakeholders on should costs and providing analysis to internal constituents. The candidate will support high-dollar, high-risk sourcing projects and contract negotiations. The candidate will be responsible for generating analysis that translates into meaningful stories regarding supply/demand facts associated with a spend category. The candidate will also be responsible for generating supply compliance data that supports the relationship scorecard between SWN and its key suppliers. The Sourcing Analyst will be versed in using creative approaches that allow hypothesis and opinions to be proven or invalided.
Periodic spend analysis, opportunity assessment and sourcing activity prioritization
Procurement functional scorecard
Business unit analysis
Ad hoc reporting
Should cost modeling
Support of sourcing initiatives
Leadership – Observes and models behavior of leaders and co-workers who consistently display exceptional leadership traits; Ability to self-manage
Teamwork – Displays understanding of team values such as communication, accountability, and acceptance; places the importance of team goal accomplishment above personal goal accomplishment
Initiative & Creativity – Completes assignments in an efficient manner and works to develop logical solutions while seeking to learn innovative approaches
Effective Communications – Presents ideas in a coherent manner and is developing the ability to respond to challenging points; developing listening skills and receptive to candid communications
Technical, Operational & Business Capabilities – Highly proficient in Microsoft Office and database software applications; ability to troubleshoot application issues. Proficient in sourcing specific software. Developing an understanding of company business objectives and sourcing policies and procedures. Performs preliminary analysis and works with sourcing team to develop recommendations.