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Company: Boyd Gaming
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Description: It is the responsibility of the Professional Services Sourcing Specialist to conduct sourcing activities for all assigned professional services categories for Boyd Gaming and its properties, based on established supply chain strategies. This includes using strategic sourcing processes to bring value to the company by developing and conducting competitive RFPs, negotiating supplier contracts, managing program implementation, and finding opportunities to increase efficiencies and standardize processes. The Professional Services Sourcing Specialist will work closely with corporate and property stakeholders to develop and implement sourcing programs. The Professional Services Sourcing Specialist must be proficient in strategic sourcing, project management and contract negotiations specifically related to professional services categories. Responsible for managing assigned professional service categories required by the Boyd Gaming and its properties, Execute established sourcing strategies for assigned professional services categories, to deliver set savings targets, Develop and issue comprehensive, consolidated RFPs, RFIs, etc., Conduct in-depth financial, market, and spend analysis for assigned categories with the ability to quickly find trends and discrepancies, Negotiate, write, and execute supplier contracts with proper terms and conditions for assigned projects, Develop and complete assigned projects based on established timelines, Lead supplier relationship management for assigned categories, including supplier engagement, monitoring and reporting compliance, resolving conflicts and service level issues, and identifying continuous improvement opportunities, Must be able to effectively communicate procurement program requirements and status with team members and stakeholders, with the ability to build trust and influence change, Must possess an excellent understanding of operational protocols and guidelines; ensuring minimum standards are applied and properly documented, Must have a proficient understanding of procurement systems and processes, Effectively manages multiple projects at one time, Effectively deals with conflict inherent in procurement operations between suppliers and stakeholders Position Requirements: Must be 21 years of age. Bachelors degree in business or procurement; or two (2) additional years of comparable work experience. Two (2) years minimum of progressively challenging roles in professional services sourcing/procurement as well as contract/vendor management and supply chain management with multi-property operations. Experience in hospitality is preferred. One (1) year minimum experience conducting RFPs and negotiating professional services contracts, such as marketing, contingent labor, staff augmentation, logistics, utilities, and transportation services. Experience conducting complex financial analysis is beneficial. Strong verbal, presentation, and written skills with ability to communicate and influence across all levels of the organization. Ability to work cross-functionally between internal and external stakeholders. Proficient in the use of all Microsoft products e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, etc. Must be able to travel periodically. Must be able to obtain/maintain any necessary certifications and/or licenses. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Boyd Gaming, Las Vegas , BG - SPECIALIST PROFESSIONAL SERVICES - BGESPSS01, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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