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Associate Director - IT Strategic Sourcing

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Waltham, United States

- High-visibility role in pharmaceutical industry.
- Encompasses IT categories: hardware, software, telecoms, enterprise agreements

About Our Client
Our client is a global firm focused on manufacturing, production, and research/development with a strong emphasis on pharmaceuticals and medical device products; design, manufacturing, and distribution.

Job Description
The successful Associate Director - IT Strategic Sourcing will:
- Lead development of strategic sourcing initiatives through the introduction of a competitive marketplace, demand management, supplier consolidation, and process re-engineering
- Management of competitive bid processes including RFP's, RFI's, RFQ's
- Negotiation of various types of IT Vendor agreements
- Own the full strategic sourcing cycle, including vendor identification and selection, price negotiation, and contract "red-lining" (editing).
- Thorough reporting and analyses of sourcing activities at the group and functional levels.
- Leverage technology for the benefit of internal clients; recommending process improvements where applicable
- Lead and drive the identification, planning and management of a pipeline of strategic sourcing projects
- Market research and bench-marking of suppliers and related service categories
- Think and act globally to lead and collaborate effectively on a cross-functional basis

The Successful Applicant
The successful Associate Director - IT Strategic Sourcing will have:
- BA/BS in applicable field, preferably MBA
- Minimum of 5 years of IT sourcing experience
- 10+ years of strategic sourcing and vendor management success
- Strong analytical and negotiation skills within a global matrix-style environment
- Experience in vendor evaluations and action planning with demonstrated results

What's on Offer
The target compensation for the Associate Director - IT Strategic Sourcing will be $130,000 - $150,000 base salary commensurate with candidate experience + company performance-based bonus + excellent benefits. Role is based in the Waltham, MA area.


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