IT Sourcing

Location: Woodland Hills, CA
Date Posted: 01-02-2017
The Manager, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement will be responsible for serving as the primary point of contact for assigned business leaders, assuming accountability for delivery of services and communicating appropriately. 

This individual will be responsible for developing category specific sourcing strategies informed by larger Strategic Sourcing Strategies as well as business priorities and needs. 
Candidate will need to have excellent communication skills and extensive I.T. Vendor Management Experience.
Main areas of focus:
  1. Approvals and streamlining
  2. Processing efficiency
  3. Spreadsheets
  4. Spend Intelligence.

1. 5 – 8 years relevant experience (strategic sourcing / supply chain / purchasing / contract negotiation)
2. Bachelor’s Degree required
3. Experience with managing and delivering across business unit and geographical boundaries
4. Certifications – ISM, CSCMP, other industry certifications preferred
5. Excellent interpersonal communication and people management skills
6. Outstanding written and oral communication skills
7. Exceptional contract negotiation skills
8. Compelling influencing and persuasion skills
9. Robust project management and change management skills
10. Demonstrated consulting and problem solving skills
11. Self-starter, able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
12. Results orientated


 
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