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IT Procurement and Sourcing Manager

  • Job typeJob type : Onsite
  • Job Duration01 to 03 months
  • Project LevelBasic Level
  • Project deadlineExpired

Project detail

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As IT Sourcing, VP you will

  • Perform direct negotiations and manage sometimes large and complex agreements
  • Solution requests and issues timely, and perform daily problem solving
  • Find saving opportunities via stakeholder engagement and data analysis
  • Negotiate pricing using the five levers that incentivize a supplier
  • Identify risks and opportunities related to achieving financial objectives; work with process partners to mitigate risks and realize opportunities
  • Heavily contribute to P&L and Cost Avoid savings for the team
  • Analyze data to identify opportunities to reduce existing cost base
  • Coordinate, prepare and manage RFx/competitive bids to optimize cost and service
  • Use a white glove approach in stakeholder management to provide advice and guidance within software sourcing
  • Performs all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines
  • Quickly learn the State Street end to end process, and work within the guidelines to gain saving and delivery results
  • A strong understanding of all facets of software models (on prem, cloud – SaaS/PaaS/IaaS, perpetual, subscription, importance of maintenance levels, etc.)

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • 8 years strategic sourcing experience in IT Software is a must
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or technology-related field preferred
  • Ability to create software sourcing strategies and independently collect data
  • Proven track record of delivering P&L saving projects
  • Top level software commercial negotiation skills with ability to influence cross-functionally
  • Prior in-depth experience negotiating with top technology vendors like Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, Citrix and Red Hat
  • Proven self-starter who can work independently and within a team while effectively juggling multiple priorities
  • Understanding of best in class procurement, risk, Information Security and payable processes
  • Personal resilience to work within an extremely fast-paced, ambiguous environment
  • Strong strategic thinker and problem solver with attention to detail
  • Established written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage challenging stakeholders diplomatically

Skills Required

Freelancer type required for this project


Project Completion deadline

April 10, 2020