The Group

Sourcing at Teradata is changing for the better. We are maturing our organization from areactionary to becoming a more strategic business partner. Service redesign, digital enablement, and overall process transformation are only a few of the new directives of the Sourcing and Procurement strategy. Are you ready to change with us?

Your mission will be to support a center-led operating model to promote role clarity and work optimization, drive in greater visibility and influence in the organization and ensure Teradata is achieving the best value for its spend.

The Work

As a Strategic Sourcing Specialist at Teradata, you will be a key member of our Enterprise Sourcing & Strategy Solutions team, charged with driving compelling results and value to Teradata through strategic procurement activities.

What You’ll Do

Support Category Leaders in developing and executing Category strategies Conduct financial, demand and supply market analysis, and interact with business leaders to support the Category Leaders in the development of Category strategies Conduct spend analytics; use data to influence change with clients and build strong ROI Support Category Managers with spend data analytics to assess current performance and identify improvement opportunities. Prepare performance scorecards and other reporting as requested. Model, monitor, and report trends in underlying cost drivers Efficiently and effectively process procurement request from Category Leaders within set timeframes Conduct other (frequently cross-functional) projects as assigned.

Your Background

Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of experience in Procurement, Business, Operations, Supply Chain, Finance, or Consulting Demonstrated experience in strategically supporting data-driven cross-functional efforts and managing communications with diverse set of stakeholders. Understanding and application of sourcing policies, procedures, and supply strategies Capable of coordinating across business units and sharing critical information, with a strength in explaining complex concepts and coaching individuals through complex decision-making Capable of managing deadlines and balancing multiple priorities Comfort with Business Objects or comparable data analytics reporting a plus.

This position will sit in our Peachtree Corners office near Atlanta, GA. We will also consider candidates local to our San Diego, CA headquarters.