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Consultant, e-Sourcing Procurement (P3)

Lincoln Financial Group Greensboro, NC

Job Description

Alternate Locations: Greensboro, NC (North Carolina)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #57413

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates.

The Role


This e-Sourcing Procurement perm position will consult/analyze and deliver on more complex assignments/projects for e-sourcing events (e-RFx, reverse auctions, auctions and surveys). S/he will provide internal and market analytics to support development of category plans and provide market research on best practices of e-sourcing. S/he will also apply key learnings across categories.




  • Assists in the preparation of category business cases and cost models.
  • Champions the use of e-sourcing tools and maximizes the opportunity to exploit digital solutions throughout the sourcing process.
  • Designs and executes more complex e-sourcing events to include e-RFx, auctions and surveys in collaboration with category owners.
  • Develops new ways of working that fully leverages technology that focuses on continual savings/benefit to Lincoln.
  • Executes supplier performance management program for top suppliers in collaboration with category owners leveraging technology which includes setting up the workspace within the Ariba module, issuing surveys, setting meeting agendas and tracking progress.
  • Leads and supports e-sourcing activities across all categories, builds a pipeline of relevant e-auction initiatives.
  • Provides the various analysis required to support category managers in conducting analysis on both the marketplace and suppliers.
  • Researches and identifies best practices per industry standards for recommendation to, and review of, and incorporation by others.
  • Serves as a strategic sourcing resource on e-Sourcing technology, supplier engagement and event management while fostering continuous learning within the team and with internal/external stakeholders on best in class deployment of e-sourcing solutions.


Education & Experience

  • 3 - 5+ Years of strategic sourcing or related supply chain management experience. (Required)
  • 4 Year/Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors) in (Minimum Required) #LI-AY1



This position may be subject to Lincolns Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Job Details

Date Posted October 30, 2018
Date Closes November 29, 2018
Requisition 57413-en_US
Located In Greensboro, NC
Department Finance
SOC Category 00-0000.00