Commodity Manager : Indirect IT

Waters Corporation   •  

Milford, MA

Industry: Energy & Utilities

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 65 days ago

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Responsibilities

  • Solid understanding of IT commodity and supplier markets, complexities, and has an overall vision of best in class procurement needs and practices
  • Manage and execute contracts within indirect spend categories across the organization
  • Maintain policies and systems and provide analysis
  • Work with Stakeholders to establish clear business needs, apply forward thinking skills to set long term category strategies.
  • Proficiency in managing RFI/RFP/RFQ processes
  • Supplier Relationship Management focused on maximizing contract values and minimizing risk to the business
  • Hold suppliers accountable by using performance data (KPI's, SLA's…etc.) and holding strategic business reviews (SBRs)
  • Demonstrates a collaborative approach in delivering business outcomes
  • Solid understanding of contract principles
  • Ability to create a negotiation plan with clear desired outcomes

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A or B.S.) in supply chain, IT, finance or business management required.
  • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years' experience in strategic sourcing, contract negotiations and vendor management
  • IT related experience required
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP beneficial
  • Experience with Continuous Process Improvement activities