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Category Sourcing Manager, Senior (Direct Hire)

Springfield, VA 22151

Posted: 02/11/2020 Specialty: Supply Chain Job Number: 9381

Job Description

Our client is one of the leading utility companies in the Washington, DC Metro area.  They have an immediate need for several Senior Category Sourcing Managers to join their team. As a Category Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for the sourcing and maintenance of new and existing vendor relationships. If you know the ins and outs of sourcing and are ready to hit the ground running, please apply!


Located in Springfield, VA, this is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging organization that is highly focused on results. Per our client contract, candidates must be Green Card holders or U.S. Citizens.


  • Source new vendors to respond to RFPs
  • Perform pricing analyses
  • Conduct fair and reasonable negotiations with vendors
  • Work with the business units to create the SOW, evaluation criteria, and scorecards that will be utilized to evaluate the vendor responses
  • Maintain communications with stakeholders, keeping them informed of any necessary changes to the specifications/terms of service with the supplier/contractor
  • Evaluate and analyze incumbent and potential suppliers and coordinate legal review of the contracts with internal and external stakeholders


  • 8+ years of experience with the following: 
    • Vendor sourcing and negotiations (either goods or services) 
    • Pricing analysis
    • RFP development and release
    • Stakeholder management
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of contracting principles, including contract drafting, legal documentation, price analysis, and negotiation
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Per our client contract, candidates must be Green Card holders or U.S. Citizens


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Utility or Energy Industry experience
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