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IT Software Procurement Manager in Corning, NY
Job ID S-C12875

• This role will help manage the strategic procurement activities for IT services and products.
• Directly reporting to the Global Strategic Sourcing Manager in Corning, NY.
• Significant interactions with GSM, IT and Legal leadership on global scale will be required.
• The role will work closely with a various IT customer bases (ITSD, BUIT, etc.).

Day to Day Responsibilities:
• 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.
• Using 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. Leadership resolving any supplier service issues.
• 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 (i.e. Data Privacy /, Information Protection, Ethics Policy, Buying Policy, Code of Conduct, etc.).
• Participate in on-going development and implementation of world-class Procurement practices and procedures

Education/Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree Required (supply chain and/or IT concentration is preferred) with a minimum of 5 years related experience
The hiring manager will also entertain Associate's Degrees with a minimum of 7-10 years of related experience

Must Have
Willingness or previous experience reviewing and red lining contracts,
Finance
Ariba e-Commerce Solution experience

Nice to haves: Previous legal experience or experience in negotiation of contracts/agreements and pricing. People Soft experience a plus

All work is at client site candidates must be Green Card or US Citizens.
Please send a copy of your most recent resume along with salary requirement, interest and availability at your earliest convenience to mary@summit-tsi.com
Rate plus Per Diem based on experience/project location

• Location: Corning, Elmira-Corning

• Post ID: 33233992 elmira
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