Job Description VP, Sourcing
This position will be part of the Procurement and Sourcing organization and is responsible for leading a team of professionals responsible for sourcing IT Professional Services.
This position will manage and oversee the IT Services spend and support IT and business leaders in management of IT Vendor relationships for this category. In addition to supporting project-specific sourcing requirements, this position will be responsible for leading IT executives in the development and execution of category sourcing strategies and cost reduction initiatives.
- Bachelor's degree
- Strong skillset with MS Office Suite
- Extensive experience sourcing Software (including on-premise, cloud, software-as-a-service, etc.) related maintenance and service agreements and IT outsourcing
- Experience managing other Sourcing and Procurement professionals for a Fortune 100 company
- Strong working knowledge of relevant licensing concepts and contract terms, and the ability to assist direct reports with risk-based decision-making and wielding influence with internal stakeholders such as Legal, Information Security, etc.
- Deep understanding of the software and technology market landscape, vendor pricing and business practices, software revenue recognition, sales & marketing strategies and procurement processes
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and collaborate with multiple internal stakeholders at CXO levels while effectively interacting and communicating at all levels of the organization
- Ability to assess and mitigate risk from a company, project, business, financial and contractual perspective, including a working knowledge of legal terms and conditions, long-term impacts of various business terms and conditions
- Must possess the ability to concurrently manage the end to end process flows and requirements for multiple projects and priorities
- 12-15 years' experience, 7-10 with strong experience in Software and IT Services and a minimum of 3 years staff management
- Ability to manage and negotiate complex, large cross functional supplier agreements
- Leadership experience in negotiations strategy and oversight of Procurement programs for a wide variety of items and services
- Proven ability to influence CXO level leadership and enhance processes across business lines
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Experience utilizing best practices to lead and manage major corporate cost reduction initiatives and process improvement programs
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