Business Analyst - Technology Sourcing Contractor

Infotech Sourcing - San Francisco, CA

Jot Title: Business Analyst - Technology Sourcing Contractor.

Duration: 4 months W2 ( possible conversion)

Location: San Francisco, CA

The Technology Sourcing Contractor negotiates business partnerships by leveraging market intelligence and your own experience as a sourcing and/or legal professional.

You’ll navigate across the Company to negotiate hardware, software, and services contracts and renewals of up to $500K in value per contract. Candidates will be responsible for executing on high-volumes of transactional work by working independently in ambiguous environments. A sense urgency, attention to detail, and a collaborative work ethic is essential.

Responsibilities:

  • Improve purchasing compliance to IT procurement policy and category strategy

  • Reduce cycle time on IT hardware and enterprise software order fulfillment

  • Identify additional savings opportunities

  • Reduce amount of time company employees spend in placing, tracking IT Hardware and Enterprise software orders

  • Meet or exceed Sourcing Department’s performance targets in hardware, software, and services contracts.

  • Leverage data-driven interpretations and key financial data in order to negotiate and close high volumes of technology contracts

  • Demonstrate learning agility by quickly coming up to speed on new or unfamiliar technologies with the aim of successfully negotiating a contract and/or renewal.

  • Thrive in ambiguity while navigating across the organization as a negotiator.

  • Interact with all organizational levels and demonstrate a professional presence

Skills:

  • 1-3 years of professional experience in management consulting, strategic sourcing, law, or supply chain – including experience working on software, SaaS, hardware, and services contracts.

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management, or related discipline; MBA, JD, or advanced degree advantageous, but not required.

  • Understanding of supplier base, market trends, pricing models and contract structures

  • Risk and financial modeling skills

  • Project management experience and Proficient in MS Office Suite

  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills with the ability to multitask and maintain performance by adapting to change

  • Demonstrated skill in planning and leading negotiations

  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and written skills

  • A "can-do" approach with demonstrated high-levels of motivation



Posted On: Monday, March 11, 2019



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