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IT Sourcing Consultant

  • Location: Mediapolis, Des Moines, Iowa, 50392
  • Salary: 46.17
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Long term contract Opportunity!

Position:  IT Sourcing Consultant
Location: Des Moines, IA 50392
Term: 6 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate IT contracts to solve hard problems in ways that benefit our customers yet work for our business
  • Will be part of the Global Sourcing team who are passionate about providing the most value to our business partners
  • Help us transform the way our teams deliver value to our business partners
  • Encourage innovative solutions that bring value to the enterprise
  • Will work closely with key stakeholders to develop effective negotiation and cost reduction strategies, through dynamic requirements that are tied to strategic level business and information technology objectives
  • Coach and influence internal and external leaders and teams to promote best practices in category management and achieve business results
  • Develop sourcing initiative strategy according to the total cost of ownership model, internal data and market intelligence
  • Collaborate with internal leaders to develop procurement requirements
  • Direct and execute on all aspects of strategic sourcing for medium-to-high complexity (dollar and risk) third-party needs, through negotiation of master license, cloud and services agreements as well as transaction agreements for IT purchases
  • Lead supply & demand planning, supplier selection, and contract review and negotiation
  • Support audit compliance and risk management efforts

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
  • 4+ years in indirect procurement experience preferably in a financial services setting
  • Understanding of complex Spend data
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Supply chain management or other business degree preferred
  • Experience in Information Technology Sourcing with experience in Hardware (Desktop, Server, Storage, Mainframe), Software, Systems Integration, Telecom, Web Services (Cloud Computing), or Business (Financial Services) Technology category strongly preferred
  • Aptitude for solving complex problems and challenging/influencing stakeholders
  • Proven ability to engage with engineers, designers, and company leaders in a constructive and collaborative relationship

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in Demand/ Supply Planning and Spend Analysis/ Supply Chain Mapping
  • Desire to learn about Market Intelligence & Analytics within the Technology area

If this sounds like the perfect fit,Apply Today!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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