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Category Sourcing Manager, Junior

Springfield, VA 22151

Posted: 07/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Miscellaneous Job Number: 9276

Job Description

Our client is one of the leading utility companies in the Washington, DC Metro area.  They have a unique opportunity for a Junior-Level Category Sourcing Manager to join their team.  Bring your top-notch communication skills to the team where your contract and procurement experience will be put to good use! 


This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging organization that is highly focused on results. This is a 6-month contract opportunity with the possibility of going perm, and is located in Springfield, VA.  Per our client contract, candidates must be Green Card holders or U.S. Citizens.


  • Responsible for thorough sourcing and contract management
  • Execute amendments to contracts
  • Compile RFP packages and complete award documents (SOWs and SLAs)
  • Evaluate and analyze suppliers and coordinate legal review of the contracts
  • Working knowledge of contracting principles, including contract drafting, legal documentation, price analysis and negotiation
  • Evaluate offerings to determine the overall best value for a product/service
  • Maintain communications with stakeholders, keeping them informed of any necessary changes to the specifications/terms of service with the supplier/contractor


  • 3 - 5 years of contract/procurement experience, particularly contract administration and sourcing for construction/engineering projects
  • Strong working knowledge of contracting principles, including contract drafting, legal requirements, terms and conditions, price analysis and negotiation
  • Experience with pricing analysis
  • Vendor negotiation experience
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Project Management, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • Per our client contract, candidates must be Green Card holders or U.S. Citizens 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Utility or Energy Industry experience
  • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
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