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Title:  Analyst Strategic Sourcing


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  30602

 Position Title: Analyst Strategic Sourcing (Direct)


Position Summary

The Analyst Strategic Sourcing reports to the Manager of Strategic Sourcing. The Analyst is responsible for partnering with the internal business unit in the planning and execution of predominantly longer term and impactful procurement projects. In addition to owning sourcing events from the planning to the contracting stage, the Analyst supports the business units in administering, interpreting and potentially modifying existing agreements. The Analyst supports the Category Manager by providing market intelligence and analytical support to the category team, and assists fellow Sourcing Analysts, Contract Analysts and Buyers in applying and communicating best sourcing practices using analytical tools and techniques.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Executes sourcing events (RFx) for high impact, high spend, complex products and services
  • Proactively monitors market trends that impact spend category and adapts strategies to mitigate risk
  • Analyses historical spend to assist in the development of supply management and channel strategies
  • Partners with business units and legal team in the negotiation of contracts and agreements, including Master Services Agreements (MSAs), Statements of Work (SOWs) and Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Drives value for JetBlue and respective business units by estimating cost savings opportunities and evaluating and tracking strategic sourcing performance metrics (KPIs)
  • Partners with business units in developing budgets for future spend under contracts
  • Works with Financial Planning & Analysis on reviewing category spend to ensure budget compliance
  • Supports the category team and business unit with data analysis and recommendations
  • Ensures compliance with operational requirements, internal controls and regulations
  • All other duties as assigned c

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Aviation, Finance or Engineering
  • One (1) year of finance, strategic sourcing or equivalent experience
  • Expert with Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong financial, quantitative and data analysis skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and project communications and stakeholder expectations
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (20%)
  • 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

  • Knowledge of aviation maintenance, supply chain, and contracts with different financial and operational structures
  • Previous experience working for an airline and knowledge of aviation industry.
  • Experience with e-procurement platforms & tools, in particular Ariba
  • Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet modeling and database administration, including applications beyond Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrated experience presenting to an organization’s Executive Leadership levels

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be availability 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:

  • Normal 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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