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Sourcing Manager

Job Locations US-KS-Wichita
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/23/2020 12:03 PM)
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Job Description

Summary: The Sourcing Manager will analyze and negotiate on a wide range of agreements. Provide strategic guidance to company stakeholders relating to business and legal provisions. Manages the drafting and amendment of vendor contracts, while meeting program measurements and deadlines. Your stakeholder group will involve all levels of business management, Legal counsel, Procurement, 3rd party vendors and our program team which will require clear articulate communication skills. While this is a remote role, candidates MUST be located within a 3-hour radius of Wichita KS. This person will work closely with our client in Wichita and MUST be able to travel to Wichita bi-weekly for meetings.



  • Must be able to travel to Wichita as needed for meetings - current expectations are bi-weekly
  • Manages SOWs throughout lifecycle of drafting, negotiating, finalizing, and executing
  • Identifies correct sourcing strategy to employ based on opportunity of sourcing needs
  • Evaluates and analyzes supplier proposals
  • Reviews, edits, and negotiates contracts and SOWs
  • Drives implementation planning and execution for identified purchasing opportunities within new or existing suppliers and solutions
  • Maintains knowledge of suppliers within categories for opportunity identification and business case development
  • Builds and maintains relationships with internal stakeholders and external vendors
  • Performs governing agreement research to ensure contract compliance and closure of any gapsSolicits formal and informal bids for requested services, considering price, terms, delivery, compatibility, total cost of the supplier's ability to meet their responsibilities
  • Able to influence both internal and external parties towards a sourcing plan or solution
  • Drives to and complies with program standards and procedures
  • Identifies change management opportunities and develops recommendations
  • Works with the contracts department to create agreements/contracts/standing orders with successful vendor(s), using corporate contract templates or other approved methods
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Candidates MUST be located within a 3-hour radius of Wichita KS.
  • 5 years of experience required in related field (i.e. Supply Chain)
  • 5 years of experience required in drafting and negotiating SOWs
  • 5 years of experience creating and executing effective sourcing strategies and plans
  • Aerospace or military/government experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written) ability to effectively communicate
  • Excellence in building relationships and customer service skills
  • RFx experience
  • Certification in Supply Chain Management, CPM or CPSM, a plus

Desired Competencies:

  • Analytical
  • Organized; attention to detail
  • Self-Starter
  • Relationship building
  • Project Management
  • Influencing
  • Presentation


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