IT Strategic Sourcing Consultant

San Francisco Metro Area, California

Post Date: 03/07/2017 Job ID: JN -032017-3384
Our client, a global life sciences leader, has an immediate need for an IT Strategic Sourcing Consultant to join its San Francisco Peninsula Operations.

  • Strategic Sourcing and Vendor Management
  • Lead multiple, simultaneous sourcing initiatives
  • Identify key business partners and lead cross functional teams to develop strategies
  • Identify process opportunities to increase efficiencies
  • Lead supplier negotiations
  • Manage supplier selection and development data analysis/requirements for informed supplier decisions
  • Manage the planning and launch of RFI/RFPs/RFQs/RFx
  • Ability to collaboratively and positively influence suppliers, customers and internal team members
  • Able to manage and motivate suppliers and key constituent groups
  • Proven track record in developing and executing strategic plans, influencing skills, managing complex projects and leading collaborative relationships in a cross-functional team environment
    In-depth knowledge of IT commodity categories such as software, hardware, telecom and professional services
  • Commodity knowledge in the Information Technology space including and not limited to hardware, licensing and outside services
  • Must have a clear vision with a representative track record of sourcing in an extended enterprise environment; is familiar with IT indirect spend categories and capable of sourcing effectively
  • Experience in planning and leading contract negotiations
  • Extensive experience in dealing with a wide variety of IT contracts and business issues

About Vivo

Having been in business since 2006, Vivo is a full-service recruiting and consulting company, specializing on mid to senior level technology resources. Our brand promise is simple: we get people. We get that our clients don t want to waste time, and that our candidates and employees thrive when given honest feedback and an opportunity to grow.

Whether you re onsite at our Pleasanton headquarters or working for one of Vivo s clients the best brand names out there our promise to you is unwavering: we will treat you like you are our most important employee.

Do you think you get people get what they really need, and get how to deliver? We re not perfect but we re accountable. We re not in 32 countries, but we are in the heart of it all. So, if you are looking for a flexible, fun and high-energy work environment, along with the opportunity to work with some of the world s technology leaders, we can t wait to talk to you.

Vivo We Get People!

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