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The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.
That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.
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Strategic Sourcing Analyst will write and distribute Request for Proposals/Quotations (RFP/Q) to obtain bids on specific goods and services for the organization’s requirements. Strategic Sourcing Analyst will spend significant time gathering requirements, analyzing bids, negotiating agreements and managing annual contract renewals. Strategic Sourcing Analyst must have procurement experience and possess knowledge of strategic sourcing disciplines, contract development and supplier relationship management. Strategic Sourcing Analyst works independently, understands and executes procurement systems accurately and timely, communicates with all levels effectively, and builds strong business relationships that foster early procurement access and involvement.
+ Serves as liaison between Procurement and a variety of business units
+ Works with internal customers to turn business requirements into bid proposals
+ Conducts industry research on best-in-class suppliers for their sourcing responsibility
+ Meets regularly with internal clients to understand their future purchasing plans and needs
+ Participates in forecasting activities and generate reports and updates
+ Creates RFP/RFQ… evaluate summarize and review results from supplier responses with internal clients and participate in the supplier selection process
+ Negotiates and redline supplier contracts for price, terms, conditions, etc. (within established limits of authority)
+ Places purchase orders with suppliers and ensure the timely delivery of those goods and services
+ Communicates procurement activities and results throughout the process to business owners
+ Maintains specific supplier relationships and ensuring contract performance
+ Maintains a system of records relative to contracts, purchase orders and approvals
+ Manages a list of contract renewals to ensure timely execution
+ This role is responsible for ensuring that all commodities are sourced from appropriate approved suppliers, maintaining high levels of quality the company requires whilst always ensuring that you minimise costing to the business, work closely with Global Procurement and apply their practice and apply standard payment terms as per Global Procurement Policy
+ Bachelor’s Degree with 4 to 6 years procurement experience or related
+ Strong verbal and written English
+ The incumbent will have demonstrable experience within a Purchasing environment and a proven track record in contract management, purchasing best practices and cost reduction. Exemplary negotiation and communication skills are required
+ The incumbent should have knowledge of Global Procurement or should worked with Global Procurement team earlier
+ Technical Knowledge & Skills: PeopleSoft, Excel, Microsoft Word and Email
+ Understanding contracts and legal implications
DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at for assistance.
DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Throug

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