The company’s Supply Chain Group is seeking a Strategic Sourcing Manager. Under the direction of the Indirect Supply Chain Director, the Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for the development of strategic sourcing plans including supplier identification and selection, negotiation and closing of global high-value long-term agreements, supplier relationship management, supplier partnership and development as well as general contractual suppliers. The ability to effectively manage relationships and influence internal and external stakeholders throughout the process is critical.
This role can be a remote role located within Central or Eastern time-zones.
Lead the execution of the strategic sourcing process including the cross-functional development of the strategy, supplier identification and selection, detailed spend analytics and market analysis, and negotiations of long-term agreements for the IT and Telcom categories across Operating Groups and sites both regionally and globally.
Influence decision-making at all levels and support various business stakeholders and suppliers driving results in alignment with the strategy.
Conduct global market research to identify potential new suppliers with the goal of identifying sources of supply based on competitiveness, capability, and business needs.
Execute RFQs for designated categories to determine supplier capabilities, risks, pricing, and services focusing on the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Develop channels of supply and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), driving optimal TCO, continuous improvements and project savings opportunities, and mitigation of supply chain risks.
Demonstrate excellent global negotiations and contract development skills combined with the demonstrated expert knowledge of procurement and contractual law. Lead contract award notification(s) and contract development, confirming that negotiated outcomes are properly reflected in final contract language.
Assist in the development, documentation, and implementation of policies and procedures.
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree preferred in Business Administration Management, Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
Demonstrated experience leading global enterprise-wide IT strategic sourcing and negotiations.
Ability to work well with others and on cross-functional teams, self-motivated/directed, and driven to achieve organizational goals and objectives.
Ability to effectively communicate, both internally and externally, with customers and suppliers
Strong analytical abilities to understand and facilitate complex supply chain decision making.
Excellent working knowledge and understanding of contractual requirements, business systems, and processes.
Desired qualifications would include Certification in Purchasing, Supply Chain, additional education, and a masters degree in business.
The base salary range represents the low and high end of the company’s salary range for this position in the given work location. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including location, experience, and performance. The range(s) listed is just one component of the company’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, employee stock purchase plan, an open paid time off policy, competitive 401K plan with enhanced matching program, and many region-specific benefits.
This position requires access to United States Export-Controlled information.
EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran
Benefits – Full
Relocation Assistance Available – Possible for ideal candidate
7+ to 10 years experience
Seniority Level – Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required – No
Minimum Education – Bachelor’s Degree
Willingness to Travel – Occasionally
Have you led global enterprise wide IT negotiations?
Why is This a Great Opportunity:
The company is experiencing tremendous growth