Job Details

  • Title: IT Sourcing Associate
  • Code: RCI-49612-1
  • Location: US-Remote
  • Posted Date: 08/09/2022
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

ES_IT Sourcing Associate
IT Sourcing Associate
Sourcing Associate 
Services Agreements
 Certified Technology Procurement Specialist (CTPS)

This is a Remote position

Description:

  • Leads negotiations for contractual and commercial terms for complex IT Agreements including Master Services Agreements, Software as a Service Agreements and Software Licensing Agreements
  • In conjunction with IT Category Managers and Internal Stakeholders, fully understands business objectives and translates them into sourcing strategies to support those objectives
  • Leads moderate to highly-complex competitive sourcing events and supplier negotiations; determine appropriate methods of procurement; solicit bids, quotations and proposals; evaluates competitive offerings and recommend overall best offer for a product or service.
  • Reviews and critically assesses business specifications and statements of work;
  • Delivers sourcing projects from commencement through to contract execution

Relationships

  • Supports IT Category Managers in delivery of Category Plan strategies, sourcing and productivity opportunities
  • Works with Legal Resources to articulate specific contractual areas of concern; assesses and understands which contract terms are Legal Issues vs Business Issues
  • Strategically negotiates Business and enterprise-level Legal Terms and Conditions with Suppliers and Service Providers
  • Applies analytics to ensure compliance by preferred suppliers and with contract terms; provides analytical tools to support management of preferred suppliers.
  • Supports Business Partnering & Strategy in communicating purchasing policies and procedures to users when needed.
  • Maintains effective relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders, helps resolve escalated quality problems; helps identify measurements for improvement and target-setting
  • Coordinates, reviews and responds to supplier inquiries.

Supplier Management

  • Supports Business Partnering & Strategy in managing preferred suppliers using the Client Supplier Management methodology and compliance requirements.
  • Manages selected internal and external relationships with suppliers, cross-functional and/or multi-functional teams. 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 6 years relevant industry experience
  • Proficiency in IT procurement – specifically IT Services Agreements and Software/SaaS Licensing Agreement, contract negotiations, managing contract development and compliance
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with and manage internal stakeholders at all levels within a highly matrixed organization, working across cross-functional, cross-organizational teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including Word, Power Point and Excel.

Ideal Candidates Would Also Have:

  • Master’s Degree in related field
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with Icertis Contract Management Application
  • Relevant industry certifications (e.g. Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Technology Procurement Executive (CTPE) or Certified Technology Procurement Specialist (CTPS))
  • US military experience will be considered towards industry and professional experience requirements