Sourcing Manager - Corporate Professional Services

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General Responsibilities

General Responsibilities


This position is responsible to source products, services and technology for the Professional Services (CPS) portfolio by working collaboratively with Hertz business stakeholders to develop and execute sourcing strategies and business cases that deliver continuous cost, performance and process improvements. 


 Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute category sourcing projects including strategy development, benchmarking, supplier negotiation, SOW and SLA development, award recommendation, business case presentation, risk management assessment and contract negotiation
  • Utilize strong analytical skills to develop end to end TCO strategies and challenge the way commodities are currently sourced.
  • Work with Hertz stakeholders to implement, maintain and manage contract and supplier development.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of current market trends, cost predictors and best practices.
  • Provide knowledge and input to stakeholders by undertaking category research on competitive options and industry benchmarks. 
  • Manage high volume of supplier contract negotiations requiring focus on competitive sourcing, mitigating risk and SLA development
  • Introduce systems and processes that will improve the sourcing process particularly in complex categories where sourcing solutions must comprehend total cost of ownership
  • Partner with procurement operations supporting the implementation of Oracle ERP and new P2P processes with the supply base.
  • Perform total cost of ownership evaluations. Stay current with competitive environment, monitoring and assessing changes that could impact category including, but not limited to supplier M&A activity, legislative change, and technology change.   


Mandatory Requirements

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or other related field; MBA desired but not required

Professional Experience: 

  • Indirect category sourcing experience with a Fortune 500 company is preferred but not required
  • Analytical modelling and experience in challenging current business processes
  • Experience working in a less developed system environment where sourcing solutions require high level of data gathering from suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Experience in designing & executing sourcing strategies that consistently deliver measurable bottom line cost savings
  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organizing/time management and problem solving skills
  • Project Management, Sourcing/Procurement/Operations/Supply Chain Management/Supplier Relationship Management/Customer Relationship Management


  • Well-developed analytical thinking with a focus on business.
  •  Experience working with diverse Sourcing and Procurement (Operations/Supply Chain) stakeholders to address complex projects
  • Well-developed knowledge of Sourcing/Category Management processes


  • Results oriented, excellent analytical, process and problem solving skills
  • Team player with initiative and a positive attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong ability to effectively manage in a matrix organizational structure working with multiple internal stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent understanding of the English language
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Project and process management skills
  • Time management skills
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities



  • Effective communication
  • Drive collaboration
  • Builds talent
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Process excellence
  • Passion for customer service & stakeholder success
  • Leading courageously
  • Agility and adaptability
  • Personal accountability
  • Trust and integrity
  • Drives execution
  • Thought leadership
  • Use insightful judgment
  • Display global perspective


Preferred Requirements

Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.


EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets


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