Our direct client in Irvine, CA is in need of an IT Sourcing/Procurement consultant for a 12-month contract to help support the Program Manager with a large portfolio of offshore vendor engagements in their Global Sourcing Office (GSO). The tasks that the role will facilitate and support will include new demand execution, ongoing project transition support for effort owners, and most importantly maturing the sourcing portfolio (moving engagements into fixed price, managed services, facilitating technology and resource consolidation), change/expectations management and helping develop tools and mechanisms to meet the intended objectives. Works as point of contact for designated areas/projects and translates scope of work into Statement of Work (SOW) in working with vendors and effort owners. Assists with scope definition and project planning. Thereafter supports and coordinates all tasks required to transition projects as per offshore engagement model. Assist with the development of Service Level Agreements and associated performance penalties and/or incentives. Projects strong understanding of matured sourcing/managed services, SLA driven delivery and contract management. Brings forward good working knowledge of development, application and infrastructure maintenance and quality management. We will call qualified candidates after review. Resumes will NOT be sent to clients without your approval. REFERRALS WANTED - $1000 REWARD! Refer a colleague to us, and Precision will pay you $1000 if we find a job for that person! Overtime: straight time - 6+ years of IT experience - Prior work experience in offshore setting with good understanding of matured sourcing models. - Strong technical and business skills with experience on business and process modelling. - Good understanding of IT terminology and infrastructure related terms - Excellent communication, follow-up and documentation skills. - Demonstrated strong organization and follow through abilities. - Ability to handle multiple tasks on short deadlines; must be very detail oriented and open to making firm requests from other persons. - Motivated self starter who functions well in a fast paced, rapidly changing and collaborative team environment. - Strong MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Visio - Working knowledge of Sharepoint - B.A or B.S College Degree
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