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Strategic Sourcing Manager - Transportation

Atlanta, GA 30303
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Make decision whether to maintain, exit or source new vendors.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to perform spend analysis and develop a sourcing roadmap focused on cost savings, risk reduction, process improvement, and new opportunities\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide insights and recommendations based on analysis, research, industry trends, benchmarking, and best practices\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExcellent Excel and PowerPoint skills, including the ability to analyze complex data and provide useful, clear information and recommendations\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003C/div\u003E
Posted: 2020-08-25 Expires: 2020-11-09
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