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IT Strategic Sourcing Manager

  • Location: Grapevine, Texas, 76051
  • Salary: 125000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

Global corporation is seeking an IT Strategic Sourcing Manager for a permanent role on their IT procurement and IT supplier sourcing team.  This role will be based in Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW).  Will work from home initially until return-to-office plan is considered and finalized.  The salary range for this role is $90,000 - 125,000, based on experience.

JOB DESCRIPTION
As the  IT Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for developing strong business partnerships to collaborate on strategy across the business units while driving category, supplier, and sourcing strategies to maximize value including optimizing use and reducing cost.   You will also provide management of the overall supplier relationship including negotiating pricing and contract terms as well as supplier performance and compliance.  Will act as a trusted business partner, collaborating with management and other subject matter experts to develop category strategies, alternative solutions when necessary, advising on risks, total cost of ownership, and business impacts.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Proactively source, qualify, negotiate, and present vendor engagement opportunities to the key decision makers in an assigned business unit
  • Extensive experience in facilitating RFP processes and vendor selections
  • Extensive experience in managing the contract process from contract draft to signature – negotiations on business terms and managing the change processes with MSAs, SOWs
  • Ensure the success of vendor engagement from quality, fulfillment, total cost elements
  • Collaborate with team members across assigned business units and spend owners
  • Define and implement category specific savings activities in alignment with area Indirect Strategic Sourcing management and Global Category Management.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8+ years in Sourcing / Procurement, specializing in IT – Hardware, Software, License Agreements, ERP
  • Experience leading global sourcing responsibilities, including opportunity analysis and identification, supplier selection, compliance and risk evaluation, and contract negotiation
  • Ability to develop strategic sourcing strategies in alignment with business initiatives
  • Ability to work independently with strong teamwork, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams - including, but not limited to, Legal, IT Security, and FP&A to provide end-to-end support to the business
  • Ability to develop strategic sourcing strategies in alignment with business initiatives
  • Working understanding of supplier market in respective area of focus
  • Ability to seek out new and innovative ways of approaching situations or tasks. Explores a range of possibilities for resolving a problem or issue
  • Demonstrates confidence in own ability to carry out a task or job. Is confident in the face of opposition from others when expressing their views
REQUIRED SKILLS
  • 8 years of experience in leading the RFP/I/Q process for a solutions focused organization
  • 8 years of experience in negotiating SOW terms, conditions and SLAs
  • A solutions focused sourcing background in Indirect Sourcing (candidates whose backgrounds are commodity / direct sourcing focused are not a fit
  • 8+ experience in the Strategic Sourcing of Information Technology solutions.