Lewis James Professional

Strategic Sourcing Commodity Manager

Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking a Strategic Sourcing Commodity Manager for a contract opportunity with a financial services client.


  • Support sourcing activities such as supplier negotiations and RFX activity
  • Assist with business requirements gathering and the development of appropriate supplier specific sourcing strategies
  • Work with Category managers in executing sourcing engagements aligned with defined strategy
  • Lead, execute and manage sourcing category initiatives for client Merger of Equals (MOE) sourcing activities
  • Provide sourcing management support to divisional business managers
  • Establish and maintain supplier relationships


  • Exceptional understanding and application of Procurement principles, concepts, practices, and standards (i.e. effective negotiation, supplier relationship management, business partnering, supplier diversity etc.) along with an in-depth knowledge of industry practices
  • Human Resources and Professional Services category experience
  • Contingent Workforce Program experience
  • Strong Strategic Sourcing and/or Commodity Management experience
  • Prior experience working closely with external suppliers/partners including: negotiations, RFI and RFP development, contract negotiations and contract development
  • Experience with standardizing specifications; rationalizing supply base, reducing consumption, and lowering total cost of ownership
  • Experience leading formal requirement reviews to gather business requirements and develop appropriate supplier specific sourcing strategies
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations to include sourcing strategy, alternatives, cost models, etc. working with Category managers and others to achieve finalization and sign-off
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_2644. You may also send a copy of your resume to: resumes@lewisjamesprofessional.com and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_2644. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V