Senior Manager - IT Software Procurement

Atlanta, GA 30301

Posted: 05/15/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: BBBH76682_1715795921 Pay Rate: US$62 - US$72 per hour

Job Description


Job Title: Senior Manager - IT Software Procurement

Job Location: Remote

W2 Contract, 40hr/week, M-F, 8-5 ET

Client: Manufacturing with 1k+ employees and 5B+ in revenue

Client Location: Connecticut

This is a remote position with direct reports.

Onsite Requirements:
  • Procurement
  • Software Licenses Renewal
  • Contract Negotiation

Job Description:
  • This critical role within the Global Supply Management ("GSM") Global Supply Chain ("GSC") Indirect Global Procurement ("IGP") organization seeks a Head of IT Software Procurement.
  • The role is responsible for Strategic Sourcing & Contract Management as an IT Procurement team leader and global IT Business and Functional unit stakeholder base.
  • Specifically, you'll:
    • Negotiate IT Contract Renewals: Structure, lead, and support complex contract negotiations including contract license management as required in partnership with senior IT stakeholders/ advisory partners and focus on Software category from usage forecast to contract execution with multi-year savings and other detailed tracking.
    • Strategic Sourcing: Plan/Execute Strategic Sourcing Initiatives, Evaluate Vendors, Negotiate/ Award, Contract Management, SRM (Supplier Relationship Management), Implementation, Governance/ Compliance, Procurement Business Operations (e.G. Approvals, supplier analytics, reporting, etc.)
    • IT Escalation Lead: Central point of contact for IT escalations in support of Managed Services Provider and internal IT Software Procurement Team as well as white glove handling for C-suite and other VIPs.
    • IT Day-to-Day Contract Management Operations: Execute, support and lead IT Software Procurement Team through contract review, approval, detailed/ tactical tracking, and administration while enhancing SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for continuous improvement.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:
  • 4+ years IT Technology category (hardware, software, IT related labor) required. Software focus required.
  • Experience in Negotiating IT Contract Renewals required!
  • Experience negotiating contracts 700k-1M+ required!
  • 6+ years Procurement (Strategic Sourcing, Contract Management) experience with global, complex, strategic initiatives/ corporate environment required. Management consulting background preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, Strategy, Finance, IT, Computer Science, Engineering, Legal, or other quantitative discipline. MBA preferred.
  • Expert Level proficiency in Excel (VBA/macros not required), Strong Contract Negotiator.
  • Core Competencies: Analytical Skills (Data/Financial/ Price Analysis), Project/Time Management, Problem Solving, Communication/ Presentation, Results Orientation, Contract Interpretational Accuracy, Relationship Building, Business & Professional Acumen.

**This client is a US Federal Government contractor and is legally required to hire US Citizens. US Citizens will only be considered for this role.**
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