Strategic Sourcing Specialist
ConocoPhillips - Houston, TX

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The Strategic Sourcing Specialist/Coordinator supports development of global strategic sourcing strategies and provides rigorous analytical support during all phases of the sourcing process to the Strategic Sourcing Lead. Additionally, this position will assist with the development of strategic sourcing initiatives, develop comprehensive cost models, conduct in depth market research, assist with the evaluation model and award strategies.

Responsibilities may include:
Building Should Cost Models

Analyzing financial data and market intelligence, including spend, markets, and supply chains

Profiling categories of spend in context of company business plans to prepare negotiation strategies

Participate in complex negotiations with suppliers

Presentation of key information to stakeholders at all levels

Application of each step in full scale strategic sourcing processes

Mentoring junior analysts


Legally authorized to work in the United States

Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain or Business related field

3+ years Strategic Sourcing Experience

Effective communication and collaboration skills- ability to work with multiple stakeholders

Ability to perform complex analysis

Committed to achieving results

Support and embrace change; focus on continuous improvement

Contract Management System/gCMS, SAP, and Microsoft Excel experience

5+ years experience in Supply Chain Management or related field

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of

February 18, 2013


Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer

Job Function


Procurement and Purchasing

Job Level


Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Primary Location






Line of Business


Corporate Staffs

Job Posting


Feb 11, 2013, 5:31:15 PM

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ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston,...