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Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing
Ross Stores, Inc.
5130 Hacienda Drive
Dublin, CA 94568
|Description: The Strategic Sourcing Senior Manager will lead strategic sourcing
projects to help Ross procure the best services and products at the
most competitive cost.
This person will be responsible for leading strategic sourcing
projects from start-to-finish, including process steps such as vendor
research, category/market research, market index analysis, data
analysis, baseline development, RFP development, bid management,
negotiations, offer analysis and scenario development. This role will
also be heavily involved in post-bid management, which includes
activities such as spend analysis and vendor management. He / she
will manage multiple projects at a time, as well as support ad-hoc
Strong leadership skills, project management and communications are
key in this role as this person will be interacting with many Ross
employees especially within the Finance and Store Operations
departments. He/she will also engage a wide variety of vendors to
facilitate strategic sourcing processes and support other company-
Drive Strategic Sourcing Process Execution
Present and communicate effectively with all levels of the
Conduct detailed savings analysis and savings projections and
synthesize into actionable recommendations
Lead RFx (RFQ, RFP, RFI) processes from start to finish, for projects
that vary in complexity
Evaluate RFx responses (quantitatively and qualitatively)
Conduct detailed market and vendor research and communicate these
findings through meaningful research summaries
Develop and manage complex short and long term project timelines
Facilitate the development of award scenarios and recommendations for
stakeholder evaluation, consideration and decision-making
Work with the Director to identify and strategically grow the
Strategic Sourcing practice with an entrepreneurial mindset
Independently originate and execute project work plans and
successfully deliver on timelines and project goals and objectives
Potentially manage the Direct Imports program including multiple
store fixtures categories. Interfacing with overseas suppliers in
Asia and domestically in the USA is required.
Contract Development and Management
Lead contract negotiations with internal stakeholders and Legal from
simple to complex agreements
Review contracts to assess for potential sourcing project
Meet with Contracts Manager / Legal to follow-up on concerns relating
to RFPs / sourcing projects
Draft contract terms upon the conclusion of a sourcing project for
Ad-Hoc Analysis and Project Support
Assist Director with planned and unplanned projects from stakeholders
across the company
Able to develop PowerPoint presentations for internal stakeholder
communications / updates, also review other team members’
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a
comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s
Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider
individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills,
abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of
the Company’s overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a
strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to
complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based
on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry,
physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes
pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related
to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military
status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical
condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic
information, gender, gender identity, gender express |
|Requirements: BA/BS in Business, Economics, Accounting or Engineering. Advanced
degree is a plus.
Mandarin Chinese language skills is a plus.
Minimum of 7-10 years strategic sourcing experience. Multi-category
sourcing experience required, including sourcing of both products and
Consulting experience preferred; experience in retail is a plus.
Contract writing and management experience preferred.
Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Occasional international and domestic travel required with advanced
Experience in working with raw material / market indices.
Must have a data driven approach to solving problems.
Requires very strong quantitative skills and a good sense of how to
Must have very close attention to details and the drive to get things
right with minimal supervision.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, work independently and keep a high
level of focus.
Must be able to listen, understand, and communicate with employees at
all levels of the company.
Needs to be able to build effective working relationships within
Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the
telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or
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