Looking forSourcing Manager local to Overland Park, KS / Frisco, TX / Bellevue, WA. Job Details: Job Title: Sourcing Manager Job Duration: 6 Months on W2 Job Location: Overland Park, KS / Frisco, TX / Bellevue, WA Job Description:Candidate needs to have strong project management and follow up skills, contracting skills, and excellent interpersonal skills. The person also needs to have sourcing experience and understand the sourcing process (i.e. Issuing and managing RFP’s, RFI’s, etc.) Nice to have would also be to have experience with Ariba. Other than that, the ‘gotta have’ is the experience or expertise in contracting and sourcing.This position directly interacts with peers in Procurement, and professionals in Legal, Risk Management, and Supplier Enablement (for negotiating and papering contracts). They also interface with project owners in business units such as Tax, Audit, Accounting, Marketing, Product, and Technology Services, as this position provides sourcing and contracting support based on those business units’ requests.Candidate will be working on consulting/professional services master agreements and statements of work. This category of spend encompasses ALL Telecommunication business units. Candidate will be supporting the Procurement Team in sourcing, negotiating, and contracting procurement agreements with consulting and professional services suppliers.