Cardinal Health
- Advisor, Strategic Sourcing Indirect Procurement
At a glance
Location: US-OH-Dublin Map
Posted: 07/13/2020
Closing: 08/12/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description

Strategic Sourcing Indirect is responsible for developing and executing strategy to source IT indirect goods and services to support our business stakeholders and programs. Perform analysis to select supplier and negotiate best value for Cardinal Health. Provide supplier relationship management and contract compliance management, including maximization of financial deliverables and risk mitigation. May work within various procurement systems to execute purchase orders and resolve technical issues as identified. This position will have a focus on IT software sourcing.


  • Category Sourcing Advisor for assigned indirect categories or projects with a focus on software sourcing
  • Primary Sourcing business partner support for key stakeholders within assigned indirect categories
  • Work closely with indirect suppliers to source indirect goods and services
  • Initiate, negotiate and finalize new indirect supplier contracts and maintain existing indirect supplier contracts 
  • Identifies innovative procurement solutions that provide cost savings and process efficiencies for the organization
  • Assist with Request for Proposal (RFP) events within assigned indirect categories
  • Drive purchasing discipline and compliance with internal stakeholders
  • Review and approve BuyNow purchase requests within assigned categories or projects


  • BA, BS, or equivalent experience in related field
  • 2-4 years of experience in indirect procurement or related field
  • IT software strategic sourcing experience preferred  
  • Negotiation experience and/or understanding of contractual terminology is preferred

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work independently; receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

    Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

    Advisor, Strategic Sourcing Indirect Procurement