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Consultant - IT Sourcing Manager

  • Full Time
  •  Hybrid - Bangalore
  • 6 months
  • Project posted on: 10/04/2024

Consultant - IT Sourcing Manager

  • Supply Management and Logistics
  • Production and supply planning
  • Procurement and vendor management
  • Supply management and logistics

Hybrid - Bangalore

Full Time

6 months

 10/04/2024

Assignment Details

Our client, a leading global specialist in energy management and automation is looking to engage with a Consultant Sourcing Manager/Sr. Sourcing Manager, Information Technology. This is a strategic role that will continually assess business needs, financials, and the technology vendor market to determine the best options and sources of supply for the company.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Cooperate with business and technical owners to understand the needs of the organization; collaborate with Company IT organization(s) on the development of IT Sourcing Strategies and deploy it with the associated cross functional teams (IP and IT teams); this position will have a primary focus for IT software.
2. Leads cross-functional teams to develop meaningful requirements to ensure quality responses from suppliers; researches and develops adequate sources of supply. Utilizes supply market knowledge to leverage best strategy to achieve optimal outcome. Lead cross functional supplier selection activities through management of formal RFP, RFQ and RFI processes.
3. Lead sourcing efforts (RFx-related competitive sourcing and/or contract renegotiation/renewal) for IT software spend, while spearheading cross-functional collaboration with Internal IT stakeholder groups to land optimized solutions, taking into full account IT ecosystem and corresponding optimization.
4. Responsible of the negotiation and contract management of large-scale, enterprise-wide software procurement agreements globally, with robust project management expertise to carry strategic sourcing projects from planning to implementation.
5. Understand and optimize her/his software portfolio (analysis and optimization) and own the productivity (savings) target delivery of the relevant portfolio; suggest improvements in internal processes and communications to improve “buy” efficiency across the portfolio under management.
6. Manage full supplier management cycle, from supplier evaluation, referencing, risk to relationship including performance as applicable.

Duration: 6 months
Capacity: Full time
Location: remote or work from office in Bengaluru (Preference for onsite)

Skills Required

- Large sourcing competencies across the following areas: contractual and commercial negotiation, supplier management, should-cost analysis, purchasing methods &; tools, legal aspects, setting trade-off capabilities to influence and drive best service vs cost approach with cross functional teams (challenge needs, profiles, deployment roadmaps, etc.).
- Subject matter expertise for Software, Maintenance and Services, and other IT products. This knowledge includes but is not limited to, IT consulting, software licensing models, maintenance models, contracts terms &; conditions expertise, and associated price mechanism.
- Minimum 5+ years of relevant IT strategic sourcing experience (supply market assessments, benchmarking, RFx execution, contracting, etc.); strong negotiation skills; 3+ years of relevant sourcing-related project management experience in a global environment
- Strong communication and networking skills within cross functional and international environment.
- Self-motivated, results-oriented, dynamic, hard worker, team player and flexible
- A. required, MBA a plus
- Solid communication skills; fluency in English for effective communication (verbal and written)
- Data driven (comfortable with handling data) and have skills in data, such as data analytics, data visualization and data presentation.

About the Client

A leading global specialist in energy management and automation

Industry

Supply Chain & Logistics

Minimum Experience:

5+ years

Additional Skills:

  • contractual and commercial negotiation
  • IT Sourcing
  • IT strategic sourcing
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Supply Management
  • IT consulting
  • Cost analysis

No of open positions:

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