at Frontdoor in Memphis, Tennessee, United States
+ Supports assigned business categories with a long-term spend of $150M+ by interfacing with business units to understand and support assigned spend category requirements by developing unprecedented solutions to a wide range of difficult problems; supports sourcing managers to negotiate new agreements and manage existing relationships with suppliers. May lead negotiations under guidance.
+ Leads key projects, processes, and other duties supporting management with guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.
+ Utilizes systems to improve visibility and management of information; effectively manages contracts and supplier performance.
+ Defines opportunities to improve cost and add value by creating complex models and conducting analysis.
+ Conducts research and stays current on category market, business, and technology trends
+ Supports enforcement of procurement policies and processes, including the use of Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposal (RFP) processes to identify potential suppliers.
+ Establishes and supports the development of ongoing reporting for key category metrics.
+ Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in business, finance, operations management, or a related field required
+ Demonstrated planning and time management skills
+ Ability to work on multiple projects
+ Ability to build and maintain relationships
+ Strong communication skills
+ Strong research and analytical skills
+ Microsoft office skills (Excel, Word, Access and Power Point)
+ Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential function to this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as AHS Proconnect , an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves more than two million
Memphis, Tennessee 38111