Job Description

The purpose of this job is to provide product and services sourcing as well as store support encompassing response and resolution to store needs and problems.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Lead product and services administration and store support including sourcing, testing, and selecting new products, programs, and services; respond to store needs and solve store problems

2. Compile and send out bid packages to potential vendors, analyze returned packages, negotiate contract terms and review, and analyze and edit contracts

3. Recommend and collaborate in vendor evaluation, selection, and negotiation process; establish and maintain contractual and business relationships with the vendors, and adjust sourcing strategies based on supplier performance business unit input

4. Conduct pricing analyses and total cost models as well as ad-hoc and standard reports

5. Organize, review, and analyze company data to identify trends, create meaningful reporting, and develop action items

6. Remain current with market trends through relationship with vendors; perform market research and identify new solutions to company’s key problems

7. Identify, develop, and implement strategies to achieve process improvements and secure reductions according to implementation plans including post-bid invoice review to verify and track attained savings

8. Model behaviors that support the company’s common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level

9. Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures

10. Complete other duties as assigned   


QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree required with major in finance, accounting, or related business field preferred 
    • Minimum three years’ related business experience required


    SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE

    • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft skills
    • Good understanding or knowledge of contract basics preferred 
    • Knowledgeable about factors affecting market and pricing of products


    COMPETENCIES

    • Ability to manage multiple problem resolutions and work-streams concurrently
    • Manage competing priorities while ensuring excellent service and product quality versus cost
    • Demonstrated analytical skills including the ability to perform financial modeling and coherently summarize results
    • Proven and effective verbal and written communication skills 
    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and balance the demands of changing priorities




        6005 Lonas Dr
        Knoxville
        TN

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