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Supplier Networks Specialist
Summary
Title:Supplier Networks Specialist
ID:5152U
Location:Scottsdale, AZ
Description

Who is BGRS?

At BGRS, we create customized mobility solutions that transform mobility into a driver of recruitment, development and retention. We are proud to be the partner of choice for many of the world’s most recognizable brands, including 35% of the Fortune 100 as well as the governments of the United States and Canada. Our diverse client portfolio represents a variety of industry segments.

BGRS is all about mobility. Come join one of the leading companies in global talent mobility, partnering with some of the largest organizations in the world to keep their employees on the move. We are committed to keeping our own talent on a career growth trajectory by fostering an engaging environment with development opportunities that create success for our clients and you. We support our employees by offering a flexible, innovative environment that allows them to focus on their clients and careers. We look forward to you joining our team and experiencing the power of what talent mobility can achieve.

Role Overview

The Supplier Networks Specialist is responsible for managing our supplier network in the Americas, reporting into the team’s Regional Manager. The Supply Chain Management (SCM) department is responsible for supplier selection, negotiating pricing, contracting, training, and supplier performance management, with focus on client satisfaction. SCM is also responsible for supporting business development and Client Services by providing internal training and attending client review meetings and presentations.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Assist in managing lower volume Destination Service Providers – Selection (through RFP), price negotiation, contracting, system updates, training, issue logging and resolution, performance review
  • Act as principal SCM point of accountability for portfolio client base, other accounts primarily focused outside of the Americas region, and lower complexity clients
  • Support allocated client services team members with supplier issues and escalations on all service lines (not limited to Destination Service Providers) belonging under the Supplier Networks team
  • Provide administrative support for client RFPs / RFIs, and re-bids for existing client business
  • Lead data integrity reviews and work with the suppliers to improve IGP completion
  • Support more senior SCM team members with projects and administrative tasks, e.g. issue log updating, site visit log, contract development, survey alert follow up and logging
  • Support more senior SCM team members with client meeting/review preparation, including supplier performance data analysis and slide preparation
  • Occasionally support client transitions and attend client meetings
  • Develop solid skills in Excel and understanding of procurement strategies; provide data support for pricing analysis, cost savings reports and other data tracking


What You Bring to BGRS

  • College/University degree or equivalent
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Native level of English
  • One year in Relocation Industry OR one year in supply chain management role
  • Experience of living abroad or working with different cultures
  • Experience in client/assignee relationship management and transactional supplier management
  • Clear ability to present solutions; solve issues and be a supplier, client and internal advocate
  • Solid interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Well-developed problem solving/decision making skills
  • Ability to be proactive and to work on own initiative
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • Ability to analyze key financial data
  • Solid negotiating and analytical skills

What BGRS Offers
  • Competitive salary and incentive plans
  • Workplace flexibility for a balanced work/life approach
  • Comprehensive benefits packages and wellness program
  • Generous company-paid vacation days and holiday time
  • Challenging, collaborative, diverse corporate culture
  • Ongoing opportunities for learning and career development
 

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, BGRS embraces diversity and, as such; is dedicated to considering all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy and parenting status, protected veteran status and any other characteristic protected by law. Employment may be subject to additional background checks, drug testing and fingerprint processing.

 

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