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KPMG Senior Associate, Category Sourcing in Dallas, Texas

Business Title: Senior Associate, Category Sourcing

Requisition Number: 101729 - 87

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest:

State: TX

City: Dallas


Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate, Category Sourcing to join our Strategic Sourcing and Procurement organization.


  • Provide sourcing expertise and management across a wide range of various corporate services categories, including but not limited to Marketing, Office Services, Human Resources and/or IT Hardware and Software

  • Support procurement activities such as managing contracting needs including negotiation and issuance of master agreements, SOWs, amendments, and purchase orders

  • Work closely with business stakeholders and align with leadership on Sourcing/Procurement project objectives, structure key activities/deliverables, conduct in-depth assessments, improve Sourcing/Procurement processes, reach consensus on bottom line cost reduction strategies, and facilitate implementation of changes

  • Facilitate and lead the contracting life cycle working alongside business stakeholders and legal counsel including negotiations, redlines, and ensure proper representation and enforcement of critical terms and conditions

  • Manage sourcing exercises to drive value for the business including RFx, and direct negotiations with suppliers

  • Develop and build trusting and influential business relationships with both stakeholders and suppliers engaged with the business


  • Minimum three years of recent work experience in sourcing, contract negotiation, supplier management, outsourcing, and project management

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • Experience demonstrating success in positions of increasing complexity; combination of management consulting & line role experience desired

  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative and influencing skills to effectively navigate a complex management and organization structure with a high degree of ambiguity; ability to work effectively with suppliers, project team members, project sponsors, functional leads, and senior management

  • Solid organizational, time management and project management skills; able to execute on multiple projects, RFXs and contract negotiations simultaneously

  • Proven analytical, financial, problem solving, organization and project management skills to include stakeholder and meeting facilitation skills; have executive presence, presentation, and engagement experience

KPMG complies with all local/state regulations in regards to displaying salary ranges. If required, the salary range(s) are displayed below and are specifically for those potential hires who will perform work in or reside in the location(s) listed, if selected for the role. Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data, ranges, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD, technology), for example.

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

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