GEP helps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value.
Fresh thinking, innovative products, unrivaled domain and subject expertise, and smart, passionate people this is how GEP creates and delivers unified business solutions of unprecedented scale, power and effectiveness.
With 21 offices and operations centers in Europe, Asia and the Americas, Clark, New Jersey-based GEP helps enterprises worldwide realize their strategic, operational and financial objectives.
Associate Sourcing role based in San José, Costa Rica is an entry level position for passionate and innovative people looking for learning and development in this area.
Required skills include fast learner, passionate for challenges, team work, problem-solving / analytical thinking, attention to detail, proactive and assertive communication, ownership and follow up.
Client centric approach and relationship management. Sourcing experience is a plus but can be developed in the role. We will offer a great work environment to boost your learning.
What you will do
Sourcing Team support :
Collaborate with sourcing team on day to day ad-hoc sourcing requests, processes and analysis.
Assist with supplier management processes : new supplier identification, selection and negotiation.
Assist in the development and execution of project implementation plans to assure a successful program roll-out and compliance.
Analytical thinking towards identifying and suggesting to client best approach.
Preparation of documentation, tracking of process, dashboards, measures related to Sourcing environment.
Operative day to day follows up of expected assigned task under sourcing projects according to client requirements.
Data management and analysis :
Perform sourcing business data analysis according to the provided parameters.
Maintain documents, tools and reports and perform updates as necessary to ensure accuracy.
Conduct data analysis with the ability to quickly identify trends, discrepancies and cost reduction opportunities.
Assist in conducting market and supplier landscape analysis.
Monitor and report supplier evaluations and performance.
Monitor and report program compliance.
All other job-related duties as requested.
What you should bring
Minimum required education : Bachelor’s degree (or in progress) in Science, Business or Engineering or similar stream or a combination of high school education and relevant experience.
Years of experience : 1-3 years previous work experience in support tasks and data analytics.
Languages : required to be fluent in Spanish and English. Fluent also in Portuguese is a plus.
Strong on Customer Service oriented, Client centric.
Ability to participate on multiple project teams ensuring successful delivery (on time, within budget, and meeting agreed upon success criteria) with shared responsibility for outcomes.
Excellent organization, prioritization, project management and problem-solving skills.
Results oriented and data driven approach.
Possess strong quantitative, analytical and communication capabilities and skills.
High proficiency with G-Suite and MO tools (strong technical aptitude). Advanced knowledge in analytical software is a plus.
Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing business requirements.
Resourcefulness and creativity.
Team player, high motivation, positive, can-do attitude
Flexibility to adapt to a changing environment
GEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, sex, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law.
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