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Posted: Fri Nov 10 2023

GPO Sourcing / Procurement Consultant

Chicago, Illinois
Salary:$45 Per Hour
Per Hour


Sourcing Analyst (3 - 5 years)
Sourcing/Procurement Professional

Desired Start Date:    11/30/2023 
Duration:    3 Months  w/possible extension
Hrs/Wk:    37.50 

General Information
Job Description:    THIS IS A HYBRID ROLE . (average 4 days per month in office) with the possibility of EXTENSION

The GPO consultant is required to become subject matter expert (SME) for the assigned cross categorical contracts; within 60-90 days, 8-10 agreements from our portfolio are transitioned/allocated to the GPO Consultant. He/she is independently responsible for ongoing contracts management, building a successful contract(s) strategy, managing supplier relationship and evaluating the agreements for the potential enhancement. For the assigned categories, the consultant needs to develop and implement a strategy to business stakeholder's utilization and achieve budget targets. . He/she must maintain the practicality of the allocated agreements by evaluating the likelihood for amendments (term extensions, enhancement of the current services and prices, addition of the new services) and review suppliers’ proposed changes and complete them independently as needed.

The consultant is required to provide input to developing budget for the allocated categories and manage the performance of the assigned portfolio. The consultant is expected to understand the allocated contracts terms and conditions and perform the negotiations to determine new agreement terms. He/she is required to collect, analyze and interpret data to identify the problem and recommend the solution.

The consultant is responsible to develop and maintain the project plans for the assigned initiatives. He/she must gather all business requirements to create RFP/RFI/RFQ document; determine stakeholders needs, write the RFP document, release/distribute to the selected suppliers, evaluate and re-evaluate the shortlisted suppliers by evaluating the Best and Final Offer (BAFO) and submit the final findings to stakeholders for their input. In the RFP development phase, the consultant is required to understand the scope of project and the criteria for evaluating the entries. He/she is required to develop the bidding process, create scorecards, compile, and provide the final scores to the business stakeholders. The consultant must engage the selected suppliers by completing NDAs and ensure all NDAs are executed prior sharing any confidential information.
The GPO consultant assists and support other GPO areas in completing research, evaluation, and creating PPT presentations. As needed, the GPO consultant will support any sourcing/procurement tasks as assigned by manager or GPO leadership utilizing their knowledge of Word, Excel and PPT and provide any reports from GPO tools and platforms (Salesforce, eProcurement) as requested.

* Deliverable:    Experienced sourcing/procurement professional

Dress Codes:    
Business Casual

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