Global Strategic Sourcing Manager

Workday   •  

Salt Lake City, UT

Industry: Software


8 - 10 years

Posted 344 days ago

Job Description

Workday is looking for a Global Strategic Sourcing Manager who wants to make their mark on a growing organization. This position will provide strategic sourcing and supplier management support for non-IT related spend including People & Purpose, Real Estate, Facilities, Marketing, Travel and/or G+A and develop robust global sourcing strategies to provide Workday with best in class pricing and service.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Partner with stakeholders to lead supplier selection activities including conducting RFI’s, RFP’s and renegotiations which may include the following:

                 - Perform benchmarking and drive other market intelligence activities.

                 - Lead total cost of ownership analysis and cost modeling.

                 - Partner with stakeholders to develop strategic sourcing plans/pipeline looking ahead 12 to 24 months.

  • Lead negotiation plan development including mapping out detailed approaches, fallback positions, and acceptable terms and conditions.
  • Lead contract and pricing negotiations.
  • Partner with stakeholders to lead supplier management initiatives to include the following:

               - Identify and manage violations and exceptions to existing supplier contracts.

               - Measure, manage and improve supplier performance against negotiated SLA’s and quality metrics.

              - Implement and lead regular supplier business review meetings.

  • Build strong and productive working relationships with stakeholders and business partners.

Experience / Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated experience and achievement in sourcing solutions for People & Purpose, Real Estate, Facilities, Marketing, Travel and/or G+A.
  • Expert negotiation skills with a proven track record of savings.
  • Strong leadership skills, excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Experience managing global procurement responsibilities, using a strategic sourcing methodology, including: opportunity analysis and identification, supplier selection, risk and compliance evaluation, contract negotiation, and financial analysis.
  • Proven ability to drive positive change and build strong stakeholder relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multi-functional teams
  • Ability to both develop strategic sourcing plans and dive deep in contract details.
  • Experience with supplier report cards and supplier management.
  • Self-starter who can build sourcing/procurement credibility within groups not accustomed to working with procurement.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.  

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, other business disciplines, supply chain, or equivalent degrees (Master's DegreePreferred)
  • 8+  years’ experience in a Procurement / Supply Chain / Sourcing role