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Strategic Sourcing Analyst
Axis Capital Holdings | Alpharetta, Georgia
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Job Description

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital - a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

The Strategic Sourcing Analyst, will support strategic sourcing and contract administration processes for all categories, in addition to supporting team reporting, category spend analysis, and technology support. This is an individual contributor role regularly interacting with AXIS's Chief Procurement Officer, as well as other senior strategic sourcing staff. The role has broad exposure to all aspects of the AXIS's operations with the intent is to allow a successful individual to rapidly advance into a mid-level role responsible for day-to-day sourcing activity.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

* Support the Vendor Management Office's requirements for team reporting, category spend analysis, and technology support.
* Support senior members of the Vendor Management Office conduct strategic sourcing events (category research, RFI and RFP preparation, and bid analysis).
* Support team processes for contract administration process using cloud-based software workflows.
* At request, analyze historical spend and extract potential sourcing opportunities for the business
* At request, research key spend categories to find competitive, leading solution providers
* Develop working relationships with members of AXIS's VMO and key internal customers to proactively communicate status of team activities.
* Supports VMO cloud-based technologies for contract management, e-sourcing, procure-to-pay technology, and spend analysis.
* At request, support vendor risk and performance using AXIS's Vendor Performance and Risk Assessment for new acquisitions and material ongoing vendor relationships

Required Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

* Four year college degree in a business related discipline; JD or MBA preferred
* This is an entry level position for a new graduate of undergraduate or graduate school.
* Preferred experience with contracts, procurement, and vendor management.
* Experience analyzing industries and marketplaces for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
* Ability to analyze and present data using Excel and other data analysis tools.
* Enthusiastic, proactive contributor who takes on tasks and brings them to prompt completion
* Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
* Proven ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and adjust priorities as necessary
* Proven strong administrative and organization skills; respect for confidentiality
* Strong organizational skills including the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and bring them to resolution
* A strong work ethic with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail

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