IT Commodity Manager

Resolvit.com - Remote

RESOLVIT

Bringing Solutions That Make Business Better

Join Resolvit as an IT Commodity Manager and be part of a creative, forward-thinking team. Our success at deploying skilled, highly knowledgeable experts has landed us on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies four times – and we’re just getting started.

As the IT Commodity Manager, you will be a thought leader who demonstrates command of category knowledge and spend to advise and help influence high-level stakeholders on strategic IT and technology decisions. You will provide expertise in the strategic sourcing process (analyzing category spend, determining business needs, analyzing supply base, developing sourcing strategy, RFP development, vendor negotiation and communication, and on-going category management) of medium to high value initiatives. You will also lead and manage the sourcing timeline from start to finish to ensure the business achieves its objectives in a timely manner. Additionally, you will:

  • Perform market trend analysis; external benchmarking; spend analysis; supplier rationalization and development; supplier risk, performance, and compliance monitoring; and ongoing supplier management for the IT commodity
  • Procure IT requirements while meeting business expectations
  • Process annual renewals without disruption of support
  • Validate services and costs through contract documents for each type of IT commodity
  • Negotiate cost overages, policies, or contractual terms and conditions
  • Facilitate purchase orders process with stakeholders and deliver follow up requirements as appropriate
  • Provide guidance in the supplier selection, qualification, development, and overall supplier management, including:
    • drafting, managing, and terminating contracts
    • executing cost reduction projects through contract negotiation, process changes, and implementation of sustainable cost controls, including collaboration with Finance to validate the impact of projects and contract negotiations
  • Perform proper cost analysis of renewals and new requirements
  • Provide periodic reports to sourcing leaders and stakeholders
  • Identify and assess supplier capabilities, measure, and manage supplier performance, and maintain current supplier information in procurement systems
  • Store all documents associated with renewal, including pertinent emails
  • Actively support IT sourcing leaders in separation activities
  • Define and execute separation strategy with suppliers in partnership with multiple business units and various functional owners
  • Drive the collection of updated requirements across IT Sourcing, VMO, and functional leaders for separation activities
  • Establish and maintain project plans for assigned supplier workstreams
  • Conduct supplier deep dives including prepping and facilitating the sessions
  • Work with the team to establish strategy for third party managed software

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • At least 7 years of experience in sourcing, preferably with IT software sourcing experience or IT related contract management/analysis experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Track record of building strong stakeholder relationships
  • Strong leadership presence with the ability to interface and influence c-suite executives
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to effectively influence and lead change
  • Controllership and compliance mindset (transactional and process integrity)
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to understand financial reports and contractual language

Great Additional Skills:

  • Experience in operations and/ or sourcing in any multinational company
  • Demonstrated project management experience (developing, planning, and managing execution to designed deliverables)
  • Experience managing global, shared service delivery in an outsourced supplier model (customer service, transactional processes, initiatives, reporting, and metrics)
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate global time zones
  • Knowledge of tools and technology such as Support Central workflows, Smartsheet, and Supplier Master File processes
  • Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily
  • Strong skills in tools and proficiency in MS Excel and data analysis

Benefits:

At Resolvit, you’ll be given the support you need to grow in your consulting career. In addition to opportunities for advancement, we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Long-term and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Professional support from our Client & Employee Optimization Specialist

We currently have more than 100 open career opportunities across the country, so be sure to mention the appropriate Job Code with any correspondence!

About Resolvit:

Resolvit is an international technology consulting firm with industry-leading customers in the financial services, high tech, manufacturing, retail, life sciences, and government sectors. Through its partnerships, Resolvit delivers highly impactful, innovative solutions across five core areas: Infrastructure Modernization, Application Development Services, Enterprise Data Management & Analytics, Knowledge & Content Management, and Strategic Staffing.

RESOLVIT

Bringing Solutions That Make Business Better

Join Resolvit as an IT Commodity Lead and be part of a creative, forward-thinking team. Our success at deploying skilled, highly knowledgeable experts has landed us on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies four times – and we’re just getting started.

As the IT Commodity Lead, you will be a thought leader who demonstrates command of category knowledge and spend to advise and help influence high-level stakeholders on strategic IT and technology decisions. You will provide expertise in the strategic sourcing process (analyzing category spend, determining business needs, analyzing supply base, developing sourcing strategy, RFP development, vendor negotiation and communication, and on-going category management) of medium to high value initiatives. You will also lead and manage the sourcing timeline from start to finish to ensure the business achieves its objectives in a timely manner. Additionally, you will:

  • Perform market trend analysis; external benchmarking; spend analysis; supplier rationalization and development; supplier risk, performance, and compliance monitoring; and ongoing supplier management for the IT commodity
  • Procure IT requirements while meeting business expectations
  • Process annual renewals without disruption of support
  • Validate services and costs through contract documents for each type of IT commodity
  • Negotiate cost overages, policies, or contractual terms and conditions
  • Facilitate purchase orders process with stakeholders and deliver follow up requirements as appropriate
  • Provide guidance in the supplier selection, qualification, development, and overall supplier management, including:
    • drafting, managing, and terminating contracts
    • executing cost reduction projects through contract negotiation, process changes, and implementation of sustainable cost controls, including collaboration with Finance to validate the impact of projects and contract negotiations
  • Perform proper cost analysis of renewals and new requirements
  • Provide periodic reports to sourcing leaders and stakeholders
  • Identify and assess supplier capabilities, measure, and manage supplier performance, and maintain current supplier information in procurement systems
  • Store all documents associated with renewal, including pertinent emails
  • Actively support IT sourcing leaders in separation activities
  • Define and execute separation strategy with suppliers in partnership with multiple business units and various functional owners
  • Drive the collection of updated requirements across IT Sourcing, VMO, and functional leaders for separation activities
  • Establish and maintain project plans for assigned supplier workstreams
  • Conduct supplier deep dives including prepping and facilitating the sessions
  • Work with the team to establish strategy for third party managed software

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • At least 10 years of experience in sourcing, preferably with IT software sourcing experience or IT related contract management/analysis experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Track record of building strong stakeholder relationships
  • Strong leadership presence with the ability to interface and influence c-suite executives
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to effectively influence and lead change
  • Controllership and compliance mindset (transactional and process integrity)
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to understand financial reports and contractual language

Great Additional Skills:

  • Experience in operations and/ or sourcing in any multinational company
  • Demonstrated project management experience (developing, planning, and managing execution to designed deliverables)
  • Experience managing global, shared service delivery in an outsourced supplier model (customer service, transactional processes, initiatives, reporting, and metrics)
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate global time zones
  • Knowledge of tools and technology such as Support Central workflows, Smartsheet, and Supplier Master File processes
  • Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily
  • Strong skills in tools and proficiency in MS Excel and data analysis

Benefits:

At Resolvit, you’ll be given the support you need to grow in your consulting career. In addition to opportunities for advancement, we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Long-term and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Professional support from our Client & Employee Optimization Specialist

We currently have more than 100 open career opportunities across the country, so be sure to mention the appropriate Job Code with any correspondence!

About Resolvit:

Resolvit is an international technology consulting firm with industry-leading customers in the financial services, high tech, manufacturing, retail, life sciences, and government sectors. Through its partnerships, Resolvit delivers highly impactful, innovative solutions across five core

 



Posted On: Wednesday, April 27, 2022



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