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Full Time Hybrid Role:: Global Sourcing and Purchasing Senior Manager _ Atlanta, GA
TekAck Consulting Atlanta, GA

Full Time Hybrid Role:: Global Sourcing and Purchasing Senior Manager _ Atlanta, GA

TekAck Consulting
Atlanta, GA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $131,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Global Sourcing and Purchasing Senior Manager

Experience Required: 10 Years

Salary: $131,000 - $150,000 K per year

Location: Atlanta, GA (Hybrid Role)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The US Strategic Sourcing Department is seeking candidates for the following position based in Atlanta, GA. This is a hybrid role with 3 days in the office.

As a member of Global Sourcing & Procurement you will use your skills to guide stakeholders across the Technology and Digital functions to make strategic and cost-effective software purchasing decisions. You will then negotiate with suppliers to execute those purchases with optimum pricing and contractual terms.

Marsh McLennan is a Fortune 200 multinational industry leader. In this role you will have the opportunity to interact with senior leaders and impact the organization strategically through your management of a spend that reflects Marsh McLennan's size.

Gain an understanding of current spend category landscape, identify, and assimilate key areas of opportunity, and begin building trusted advisor stakeholder relationships by effective and timely project delivery.

Reporting to the Global Software Sourcing Lead, you will be joining a team of Procurement professionals, many with over 10 years' experience in both the software and financial services industries and long service with the firm.

You will be a self-starter, able to contribute immediately with Learning Tools and clear process documentation available. You will also build a mutually agreeable development plan with your manager.

Long term development opportunities exist to become a trusted advisor in a specialist area and/or to manage colleagues within the team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define current and future commodity category sourcing strategies within scope of responsibility.
  • Maintain current understanding of the trends in the enterprise software supply markets in general and specifically the impacts of trends upon Marsh McLennan's operations. Inclusive of rigorous analysis of market drivers, cost structures, direct/indirect buying options, competitive landscape, and M&A activity
  • Formulate strategic sourcing options, model and analyze each option and recommend sourcing strategies that will secure differential value for each of the product and service categories.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in negotiating appropriate agreements with suppliers as well as supporting legal in finalizing and executing contracts (including defining and executing appropriate sourcing tactics in negotiating agreements with respective suppliers)
  • Structure requirements and request data from existing and perspective suppliers for evaluation; review proposals; perform cost/value analysis of vendor's products and services; and develop materials to communicate comparative results to cross-functional sourcing team.
  • Maintain strong, trusting, consultative relationships with Marsh McLennan's technology, legal, financial and operations teams specifically and the executive leadership team in general.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5-10+ years' experience in sourcing enterprise and business specific software, ideally in a matrixed, multi-national environment
  • Advanced/Expert knowledge of software sourcing and contract negotiation
  • Advanced/Expert knowledge Enterprise software market competition, consumer trends, industry trends and technology innovation
  • Direct experience working with enterprise software vendors such as Oracle, Microsoft, Workday etc.
  • Strong negotiator and communicator.
  • Good working ability with MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience of electronic procurement tools e.g., Ariba, Oracle and/or Workday (ScoutRFP) would be a plus.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Sourcing experience as above, within a specialist area such as Oracle or Microsoft
  • Additional professional qualification Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or equivalent.
  • Additional IT sourcing category experience such as Outsourcing, Infrastructure and professional and/or team management skills services a plus

Must have:

  • Experience in sourcing enterprise and business specific software, ideally in a matrixed, multi-national environment
  • Direct experience working with enterprise software vendors such as Oracle, Microsoft, Workday etc.
    Experience of electronic procurement tools e.g., Ariba, Oracle and/or Workday (ScoutRFP)

Nice to have:

  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)

Screening Questions:

1.) Please elaborate candidates direct experience working with enterprise software vendors such as Oracle, Microsoft, Workday etc.

2.) Please elaborate candidates experience in sourcing enterprise and business specific software, ideally in a matrixed, multi-national environment

3.) Have you discussed and is the candidate aware that this role is Hybrid work arrangement and requires 3 days a week on site?

4.) Please provide the link to candidate's LinkedIn profile:

5.) What is the candidate's highest level of education?

6.) Has the candidate applied or been interviewed for any role with this company in the past? If so, please provide details.

7.) What is the candidate's desired total compensation? (Please specify base salary vs. commission/bonus expectation)

8.) Where is the candidate located? If candidate is not near the job location, please explain relocation plan in detail (e.g. timeline, relocating with family, selling/buying property)

9.) Is the candidate legally authorized to work in the US for any employer?

10.) Will the candidate now or in the future, require immigration sponsorship for work authorization (for example, H-1B status)?

Thank you !!

Arun Kumar

Talent Acquisition Manager

Mobile: 215-254- 5883.

Address

TekAck Consulting

Atlanta, GA
30377 USA

Industry

Business

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