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Project Manager I in Painted Post, NY at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 2/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We strive to provide comprehensive, quality and an affordable suite benefits. Our employees are eligible for Medical, Vision, Dental, Short Term Disability and 401K and other benefits. 

WHO OUR CLIENT IS:

  • 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

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • 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

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • 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

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • 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