In this role, the selected candidate will develop, implement and communicate supplier requirements, compliance and sustainability programs, operating controls and procedures with the intent to manage and reduce Microsofts related compliance risks and continuously improve upon and implement best practices.
Analyze and determine cost reduction opportunities by leveraging volumes, optimizing the supplier base and reducing total cost of ownership; lead sourcing engagements and competitive bidding (RFI, RFQ, and RFP).
Develop and execute a market leading sourcing category and supply base strategy in the Wireless IC and Semiconductor category via full market knowledge, supplier rationalization, predictable and industry leading commodity pricing plan, and total cost of ownership and cost modeling.
In this role, the selected candidate will work directly with internal business stakeholders to manage activities that facilitate effective vendor selection processes, effective negotiations of agreements, and ongoing contract and vendor management support to deliver continuous cost, quality, performance, savings and process improvement to the business.
In this role, the selected candidate will manage cross-functional projects against plans and objectives to meet commitments and goals; identify and drive realization of opportunities for durable, relative advantage across all categories.