Sr. Sourcing Manager, Data & Analytics

McKesson   •  

Scottsdale, AZ

Industry: Healthcare

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 36 days ago

Position Description

The Senior Sourcing Manager, Data & Analytics (D&A) is responsible for strategic sourcing and category management across the D&A category. This individual will leverage their knowledge of Software, Business Solutions, the supplier landscape in Data & Analytics, and IaaS/PaaS/SaaS to present market opportunities to internal customers and guide sourcing decisions with OEMs, Resellers, Hosted/Cloud Providers and System Integrators. Working together with IT, Legal, Finance and internal customers, the Senior Sourcing Manager will ensure that McKesson is buying the right service from the right supplier at the right price, in support of our IT transformation and aggressive value creation goals. ?

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Owns category management for a subset of IT software and as-a service products deriving value from McKesson?s data through databases (traditional and nontraditional), data inventory, data quality, data integration, master data management, data visualization, extract, transform, and load (ETL) / extract, load, and transform (ELT) tools
  • Works with internal stakeholders on current and future IT objectives and business opportunities
  • Partner closely with Business Units, IT leaders, and other Shared Services (i.e. Finance, Legal, Risk, Insurance, Privacy, etc.) to negotiate world class supplier agreements
  • Converts potential projects into actionable sourcing events; drives people and processes to successful, timely completion
  • Creates RFX documents and other sourcing materials necessary to ensure leverage is created/maintained with suppliers
  • Generates cost savings through contract negotiations, demand management, technology transformation, and innovation
  • Researches industry trends to stay aware of emerging trends in technology, evolving supplier capabilities, and best practices for sourcing enterprise solutions, SaaS and professional services
  • Communicates sourcing and technology opportunities to McKesson stakeholders
  • Creates an annual Category Strategy that examines the market, supplier offerings, current and future needs, and aligns with IT on a 1-3 year plan?
  • Operates within a consultative, programmatic seven-step sourcing approach
  • Maintains a Supplier Relationship Management program for our top strategic suppliers
  • Works with other shared services groups on contract development, including Legal, Finance, Compliance, Privacy, Risk Management, and Information Security
  • Manages risk through sound business practices, contract terms and conditions, and operational continuity plans
  • Ensures compliance with company policies, procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Assists with developing, maintaining, and enforcing Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Conducts self and the category with the highest ethical standards, ensuring that decisions are objective and fact-based
  • Serves as point of escalation for commercial and contractual supplier issues
  • Provides biweekly/monthly updates on project status and opportunities

Minimum Requirements

7 years Strategic Sourcing or IT Operations, actively managing IT suppliers and contracts

Critical Skills

  • Category knowledge and experience sourcing Enterprise Systems & Solutions, and/or

*IaaS *PaaS *SaaS *Professional Services

  • Category management and/or strategic sourcing experience? demonstrated competency beyond procurement and tactical buying ? be forward thinking, be able to make decision and work with the business to stay in tuned with technology
  • IT contract negotiation skills, with specific examples of significant cost savings and avoidance
  • Robust analytical skills ? capable of performing TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) analysis across several different suppliers and purchasing models
  • Familiarity with key suppliers, as well as smaller software-based challengers/disruptors
  • Ability to multitask and work on several IT sourcing projects at one time of various sizes and complexity
  • Intellectual curiosity, ability to innovate, and the courage to challenge the status quo

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Effective communication internally (stakeholders) and externally (suppliers) ? at both the working team and mid-management level
  • Be able to present well and influence

Education

  • B.A. degree (emphasis in Business, Finance, IT, or Sourcing/Supply Chain preferred)
  • Mastersdegree in relevant field desired

Physical Requirements

  • General Office Demands
  • Performing computer based work

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Disability_Accommodation@McKesson.com. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through internal career site.Join us at McKesson!