TIAA Sr. Sourcing Manager in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina
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Senior Sourcing Manager of Technology in Charlotte, NC who will work directly with business stakeholders and other team members to develop and execute strategies that will deliver continuous cost, performance and process improvement.
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience (7 to 10 years) in sourcing IT commodities, particularly large and complex enterprise software agreements, which will include business and technical requirements gathering, supplier selection, due diligence, risk and compliance evaluation, contract definition and negotiation, financial structuring, and sourcing strategy development and execution. Additionally, experience in Software License Asset Management is a plus.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Responsible for supplier selection and the development of data analysis and requirements for informed supplier decisions
Manage the execution of request for proposals, bid analysis, and contract development and negotiation
Establish and nurture relationships with key business stakeholders to facilitate formulation and execution of long term sourcing strategies establishing clear and measurable goals focused on continuous improvement
Serve as subject matter expert for best-in-class procurement practices and tools, and experienced in working with numerous cross-functional disciplines such as information security, compliance, risk management, supplier risk, and law
Identifies and executes new or creative approaches, strategies and processes to address a business need
Develop policies and procedures and lead negotiations with key business partners and identified suppliers to manage demand for spend and ensure the best quality, service and cost to achieve business objectives
BS/BA degree required
Demonstrated ability and subject matter expertise with various software agreement and license structures (including Cloud and SaaS), key contractual provisions, and industry suppliers
Proven knowledge of RFP process and SOWs best practices required
Knowledge and experience and certifications in IT Software Asset Management specifically the IAITAM certification is highly preferred
Ability to develop and negotiate complex agreements
Ability to develop category strategies and programs with applicable oversight and controls required
Strong communication and presentation skills required
Strong negotiation skills and relationship building skills requiredAbility to influence and drive change in a cross-functional team environment required
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- Requisition ID: 1718077
Field: Administration & Services
Post Date: Mar 21, 2019
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