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Title:  Analyst Strategic Sourcing


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  25664

Position Title: Analyst Strategic Sourcing - Indirect



Position Summary

The Analyst, Strategic Sourcing – Indirect is responsible for supporting and leading competitive Sourcing events across various categories of external third party spend that enable JetBlue to maintain and develop its operations. These include, but are not limited to – IT, Marketing, Professional Services, Infrastructure / Facilities, People, and Travel. In addition, the Analyst will be responsible for ad hoc Procurement activities. The Analyst will work on multiple initiatives simultaneously and should possess strong analytical, project management, and interpersonal skills.


Essential Responsibilities

· Collaborate with stakeholders and Category Managers to plan competitive Sourcing events (RFX’s)

· Lead and support RFX’s including needs assessment, information gathering, stakeholder discussions, drafting of RFX’s, business partner research, negotiations, analysis, and presentation of recommendation/results

· Support the Category Manager in the development of category plans and strategy

· Gain stakeholder engagement and successfully influence throughout project lifecycle

· Partner with FP&A on baseline definition and gain agreement and formal sign-off on final savings calculation

· Identify, monitor, and manage / report project risks

· Effectively manage Business Partners throughout the project lifecycle

· Partner with business units and legal team in the negotiation of contracts and agreements

· Manage/coordinate delivery of multiple projects / work streams to deliver benefits within tightly defined deadlines

· Other duties as assigned


Minimum Experience and Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, or related area

· One (1) year of analytical experience

· A general understanding of best in class strategic sourcing processes including spend analysis, sourcing strategy development, competitive event planning / execution, and negotiation

· Able to lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously

· Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills

· Experience in successfully gathering data, conducting analyses, and generating high quality outputs

· Occasional overnight travel (up to 10%)

· Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test

· Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located


Preferred Experience and Qualifications

· Experience in managing relationships with stakeholders in a high-paced project environment

· Proven category knowledge in one or more of the following areas – IT, Marketing, Professional Services, Infrastructure / Facilities, People, Travel and the skills to be able to credibly advise stakeholders

· Knowledge of Procurement related systems including Workday Strategic Sourcing (Scout RFP) and Ariba


Crewmember Expectations:

· Regular attendance and punctuality

· Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice

· Well-groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance

· When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft

· Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun

· Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards

· Identify safety and/or security concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))



· Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

· Traditional office environment

Physical Effort:

· Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)




Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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