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Project Manager I in Painted Post, NY at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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Job Description

AccruePartners offers a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation.
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Painted Post, NY

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Lead the strategic sourcing activity related to IT products and services; sourcing responsibility will focus primarily around software and SaaS agreements
  • Monitor latest commodity market trends to ensure fundamental understanding of industry pricing trends
  • Deeply understand IT vendors and their capabilities, and use this understanding to negotiate effectively to achieve greatest value
  • Develop, implement and manage contracts with suppliers, inclusive of redlining IT contracts and reviewing end user license agreements
  • Support the implementation and continued advocating of a strong supplier management process to ensure good supplier relations and strong SLAs with suppliers with a focus on service quality and reliability, responsiveness, service delivery and cycle time improvement
  • Close coordination with IT Strategic Sourcing team
  • Close coordination with the IT Vendor Management team
  • Investigate opportunities for consolidation, synergies and rationalization of other legacy IT suppliers/systems
  • Achieve efficiency improvements across the range of functionality
  • Achieve cost reduction targets across the range of functionality
  • Run e-auctions across the commodity base when applicable
  • Ensure compliance to corporate policies and procedures with suppliers
  • Participate in on-going development and implementation of world-class procurement practices and procedures
  • Manage the strategic procurement activities for IT services and products
  • Significant interactions with GSM, IT and Legal leadership on global scale

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of 5 years related experience; the hiring manager will also entertain Associate's degree with a minimum of 7-10 years of related experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Flexibility
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Collaboration skills and ability to take direction and feedback
  • Team player
  • Must have willingness to learn or previous experience reviewing and red lining contracts and Finance Ariba e-Commerce Solution experience