Job Description :

This individual will be supporting the sourcing managers and primarily administrative support with managing the intake of work the teams get across the company. 2-4 years of experience. The team is cross enterprise and works with multiple categories of sourced Items.


Story Behind the Need – Business Group & Key Projects


·         Org unit

·         Work environment description & team culture

·         Surrounding team & key projects

·         Purpose of this team

·         Reason for the request

·         Motivators for this need (time, budget, skillset)

Org Unit: Core Data Management

Team culture/work environment:

  • Collaborative team
  • Remote team

Key projects:

  • member of team that supports item set-ups for global supply chain, ongoing work to launch

Typical Day in the Role


·         Start & end dates

·         Typical task breakdown and rhythm

·         Interaction level with team (heads down or collaborative)

·         Chance for extension or conversion

Duration: 6+ months

Possibility for Extension or conversion: possibility for extension

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Provide analytical and administrative support to sourcing managers.
  • Support Item setup activities for Starbucks Sourcing
  • Managing the Item setup process to support our partners in Sourcing

Interaction level with team:

  • Highly collaborative



Candidate Requirements


·         Years of experience required

·         Degrees or certifications required

Technology requirements?:

  • Knowledge of MS Office, Excel, SharePoint


Degree or certifications required?:

  • none

Years experience?:

  • 2-4

Required background? Skills?:

  • Sourcing, Procurement, Supply Chain, Analytical experience
  • Self-starter, detail and results oriented
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to navigate and drive varying stakeholder needs, customer service oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and balance priorities
  • Basic contracting and statement of work experience


  • Oracle, BI Apps, Power BI and SQL
  • purchasing experience, any roles where they have had to learn internal organizations software

Top Candidate Skills



Years of Experience

·         Top 3 must-have hard skills

·         Level of experience with each

·         Stack-ranked by importance


Procurement Support



Experience in learning Internal Systems/ Microsoft Suite



Business Acumen



·         Disqualifiers

·         Performance indicators



  • There is a lot of ambiguity and volume in this role, so they need to be able to prioritize and not panic with the work load.
  • Typos, gaps in resumes without explanation.

How will this candidate know they are succeeding in their role?:

  • How they work with the team, team’s feedback, monthly connects

Candidate Review & Selection


Interview Prep for Candidate


What should the candidate prep? How do you plan to assess candidates?

  • Ability to speak to experience
  • Behavioral questions

How many interviews per candidate? one 30 minute interview via MS Teams with 1-2 interviewers; interviews multiple people


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