Senior Information Technology Sourcing Manager, Procurement
Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping all children learn. NWEA provides formative assessment, research-based educational growth measures, and professional training to improve teaching and learning. Partnering with school districts, states and other education organizations, NWEA delivers computer-adapted assessment services to more than 2,400 education agencies and two million students nationwide. In addition, its Growth Research Database (GRD), the most extensive collection of student growth data in the country, provides a rich opportunity for the study of academic achievement.
-26 years of proven experience with strategic procurement and sourcing - Strong professional skills in project management - Recognized as clear communicator with strong work ethic and attention to detail - Acknowledged as highly motivated with a track record for meeting or exceeding goals - Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills and proven collaborator among diverse teams and regions - Effective negotiating complex agreements across wide variety of stakeholders and suppliers - Skilled internal client training with effective presentation skills - Ability to implement problem solving strategies to drive change and improvements