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Senior Global Purchasing Manager - IT Job (United States)

Senior Global Purchasing Manager - IT-PUR0003007

Sr. Manager, IT Global Purchasing

As Sr. Manager, IT Global Purchasing, you'll be leading a team of Global Purchasing Managers and Buyers that work within the GM IT Global Purchasing organization and manage large cross-functional IT projects from the initial stages of pre-acquisition planning through to the delivery of best commercial solutions, utilizing sourcing best practices in the RFP and contracting stages.

You will lead a global team and guide/mentor them in their job responsibilities as well as their careers.

You will ensure the engagement of C-Level stakeholders early in the strategic sourcing process and maintain a consistent, objective and transparent approach focused on excellent customer service.

You'll be responsible for sourcing strategy development, spend analysis, market assessment, competitive bidding with e-sourcing tools, cost and price analytics, and contract negotiation.

You will be dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers, establishing and maintaining effective relationships and gaining their trust and respect; a trusted advisor.

You will negotiate best in class price, quality, terms and conditions, and service levels for IT products and services.

You'll handle high-level negotiations, targeting bottom line impact through cost reductions to the business and in meeting your savings targets. You must be an absolute self-starter, with strong people leadership skills, communication skills, and possess the ability to effectively manage multiple demands of your time and resources to deliver exceptional results to the GM GPSC and GM IT organizations.

This Position will be reporting into Chief Contracting Officer & Global Purchasing Director – IT.


Requirements for the position include:

- Minimum 10 years of Strategic Sourcing experience in technology related areas such as Software, Hardware, Outsourced Services, Digital Technology, and IT Professional Services projects in excess of $10M.

- Proven ability to negotiate successfully with suppliers (small, medium and large) in an intense IT sourcing environment

- Strong strategic sourcing skills including contract negotiation, e-sourcing, market benchmarking, spend analysis, supplier diversity

- Excellent communication skills both one-on-one and in group situations where you are the leader of large negotiations with diverse internal stakeholders

- Ability to clearly define strategy, identify project objectives and drive aggressive schedules for sourcing activities to meet time sensitive IT schedules

- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite and ability to learn use of SAP

- Ability to lead teams and make an impact in a rapid paced global Sourcing Organization

Education Background:

- Masters Degree or equivalent experience

- (Preferably MBA)

Location: Austin, TX

Primary Location: United States

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Posting Date: Jan 23, 2014, 9:08:36 AM - Ongoing

Job: Purchasing

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