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Global Sources Research Coordinator

Boston Consulting Group

BCG is a global consultancy with 35+ North America offices that partners with business leaders and society to solve industry-defining challenges.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
The Global External Content Management (GECM) team helps BCG’s internal stakeholders through the enablement and procurement of research sources and tools. This includes managing research sources suppliers, providing operational support, risk reduction and act as the central coordination of stakeholders.

As the Senior Coordinator you will work alongside the Sources Lead and the Sourcing Manager to serve as BCG’s relationship manager with providers of third-party data and research. You will support the creation of internal business data strategies, planning, and drive business behaviors as it relates to vendors. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Manage, including renewals, a portfolio of vendors across different geographies and to ensure no disruptions to business
Identify savings opportunities and build relationships with stakeholders and teams
Lead/support multi-country and multi-function teams through supplier evaluation and selection
Support/lead regular business reviews of their sources and planning
Negotiate and set new vendor contracts

YOU’RE GOOD AT

Vendor /contract management and negotiation and other vendor oversight activities
Developing and owning internal business relationships while managing external vendors
Solving problems, using analytics to leverage available management information to build negotiation strategies
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Influencing senior business stakeholders

YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)

Undergraduate degree with high academic achievement
2-4+ years of relevant business experience in the professional services industry preferred
Advanced knowledge of the key players in the information management industry and their strategies, pricing models, and technologies
Good understanding of content rights management and copyright law concepts, and how to minimize liability and cost preferred
Solid experience in negotiating with vendors at senior level
Strong analytic and communication skills
Excellent presence and business acumen, planning, organizational, interpersonal skills with the ability to influence senior stakeholders

YOU’LL WORK WITH
We are part of the global external content team; covering Sourcing/Contract management, Sourcing Operations, Integration & Portal, and Training & Communications. Your role focuses on the Sourcing/Contract management vertical and will be working closely with sourcing team mates and other colleagues, and business stakeholders & vendors globally

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Boston Consulting Group

BCG is a global consultancy with 35+ North America offices that partners with business leaders and society to solve industry-defining challenges.

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