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Sr. Manager Strategic Procurement I.T.

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

  • Ability to work for an established global manufacturing services company

  • Fast paced work environment, with opportunity for growth

About Our Client

The company is a product solutions company focused on enhancing existing external company's brands.

Job Description

  • Lead, manage and develop IT Procurement Software/Hardware team as well as help to grow procurement skills within the organization.
  • Plan, manage, and coordinate procurement activities in the IT Software/Hardware category. Evaluate opportunities to ensure that the desired business results are achieved based on best total value (savings, quality, delivery, etc.)
  • Compile, analyze, and present data. Serve as the team resource for all compiled coalition data. Present data in a manner from which accurate conclusions and appropriate decisions concerning the category strategy can be made.
  • Construct process templates for tracking results, compliance and savings for each coalition (financial, compliance, market-based, RFx, savings model, other)
  • Analyze, review, and finalize sourcing decisions based on RFx process outcomes, and negotiate regional/national/global agreements to ensure that the selection of suppliers meets all requirements
  • Manage and track corporate contracts with suppliers. Serve as liaison between Legal and Suppliers to speed the agreement process, protect the best interests of the company, and ensure successful and timely contract completion.
  • Follow-up routinely to the accuracy, direction, and completion of project objectives with business owners to ensure process efficiency. Maintain open lines of communication with all concerned parties related to sourcing activities.
  • Perform periodic Supplier Performance Reviews to communicate actual and perceived performance issues/concerns with Suppliers
  • Continuously develop procurement skills and knowledge of supply base through research, due diligence, training, bench marking, and other means.
  • Perform other duties, as required

The Successful Applicant

  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational & planning skills.
  • Self-motivated, directed and results oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with all levels of management within organization.
  • Exceptional team building, communication, conflict resolution and business leadership skills. Ability to facilitate collaboration among team members.
  • Experience in IT system design, analysis, implementation, support and validation.
  • Excellent networking and research skills.
  • Experience managing supplier relationships, especially for IT service suppliers.
  • Expertise and experience in managing contract change requests.
  • Expertise and experience in drafting language for terms and conditions.
  • Able to influence others with the use of data to see another point of view
  • Self-starter - proactively pursues courses of action when opportunities present themselves without prompting from others
  • Strong follow-through to ensure all elements on a project are in place and functioning properly during and after implementation
  • Must be analytical and able to draw conclusions and make decisions with sometimes limited data
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet time sensitive deadlines
  • Must be detailed-oriented with excellent organizational skills and ability to work with outside counsel, suppliers, and customers on complex contract issues
  • Thorough understanding of business processes required to support the complexity of a global business.
  • Experience working with or maintaining processes related to P2P systems, ERP systems, etc. is a plus

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary

Comprehensive benefits


More Info / Apply

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    Nashville, Tennessee, United States  -  PERM  -  Philips

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    Chicago, United States  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

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    Beaverton, Oregon, United States  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

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