Manager, Category Management & Strategic Sourcing in New York

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • New York, New York View on Map
  • Apply Before : February 14, 2023

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Manager, Category Management & Strategic Sourcing, Apply WSP jobs New York New York. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Manager, Category Management & Strategic Sourcing

Work location : New York, New York

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 3585

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Manager, Category Management & Strategic Sourcing for our New York, New York (One Penn) office.The following location will also be considered: Ephrata/Lancaster, PA.   Be involved in projects with our Procurement Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
Your Impact

 Supports completion and presentation of business cases for strategic sourcing initiatives for both direct (client project-related) and indirect spend, based on rigorous data analysis and understanding of the organization’s business plans and strategic priorities.  Partners with client departments to better understand their business environment and roadmaps.
 Leads the end-to-end strategic sourcing process, from requirements definition and gathering, to market analysis and RFX design, to analysis of supplier proposals, to articulation of final solution and supplier recommendation and negotiation of key business contract terms.
 Supports development and implementation of robust strategic procurement plans and category strategies for key spend categories considering industry dynamics while ensuring alignment with core business strategies.
 Identifies opportunities for optimizing existing vendor relationships to reduce the Total Cost of Ownership for the organization.
 Assists in contract consolidation and transition as part of the integration process of companies acquired by WSP.
 Provides advice and support in setting, measuring, and reporting key metrics for the Procurement department.
 Captures and reports savings from strategic sourcing initiatives and other expense management activities.
 Supports important initiatives, such as policy design and implementation, technology deployment, process reengineering, etc.
 Exercises responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adheres to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
 Performs additional duties, as applicable.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or related field is required.
7+ years of extensive strategic sourcing experience and advanced knowledge of a variety of spend areas, such as IT (primarily software, but also hardware and audio-visual), corporate services, professional services, real estate, human resources, and contingent labor.
Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Proficiency in contract law fundamentals.
Enterprise view of end-to-end procurement processes and ability to identify and address inefficiencies.
In-depth knowledge of vendor governance processes and third party risk management concepts.
Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external parties at any level of the organizational hierarchy.
Exceptional analytical skills, including ability to create hypotheses based on complex vendor and spend data sets.
Thorough understanding of P2P technology platforms, especially Oracle SaaS.
Highly adept at supporting change and transformation initiatives.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications

MBA or Master’s degree in Finance, Supply Chain Management, or related field strongly preferred.

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: NEW YORK – PENN PLAZA
All locations: US-NY-New York, US-PA-Ephrata

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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