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Lead Procurement Manager IT

Company: CH Robinson
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Job Description:

C.H. Robinson, a Fortune 250 company is seeking a Lead Procurement Manager - IT. This is a great opportunity to develop indirect strategic sourcing activities as part of a newly centralized indirect procurement team. You will identify and create sourcing and contracting opportunities across up to $100M in IT spend; build strong stakeholder relationships and build cost savings initiatives. In this role, you will mainly focus on IT spend, including maximizing the value of IT contracts, working with IT teams to optimize the procurement process, and developing IT category strategies. This is an exciting opportunity if you enjoy working with a variety of stakeholders, partnering with IT, and creating effective and efficient procurement processes to execute. This role will report to our Director of Procurement and will be located in Eden Prairie, MN. Our main priority continues to be the health and safety of our employees. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be remote until further notice. Responsibilities: Partners with IT leaders to build category plans and strategic sourcing activities based on spend and business needs. Understands existing contractual relationships to develop cost savings opportunities. Works with key business stakeholders to identify and validate technical business requirements and service deliverables. Identifies and pre-qualifies potential suppliers, and objectively assess supplier capabilities. Develops and distributes RFPs/RFQs and facilitates communications between stakeholders. Evaluates proposals/quotes based on quality, cost, capabilities, or other criteria and recommends suppliers that are best suited to meet the organization's requirements. Negotiates with selected suppliers to develop mutually acceptable contractual agreements. Creates competitive supplier pricing against benchmark and market data to achieve low Total Cost of Ownership. Ensures that all procurement activities comply with internal policies and external regulations. Works with legal, privacy, security, architecture, infrastructure and other stakeholders teams to build a collaborative supplier sourcing process that ensures consistent stakeholder alignment. Works with legal to establish and evolve contracting playbook for standard contract terms and conditions Required Qualifications: Minimum 8 years progressive experience sourcing & contracting IT spend Bachelor's Degree Preferred Qualifications: Values a diverse and inclusive work environment Knowledge of sourcing and contracting for indirect spend, including IT Expertise in purchasing, supplier collaboration, and contracting Strong negotiating skills to deliver favorable contractual business and legal terms Outstanding relationship building and influencing skills Strong communication and presentation skills, including experience with leadership presentations Meets deadlines and makes decisions in line with department goals Detail oriented with demonstrated analytical skills Ability to effectively implement changes in a large, matrixed organization Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We're committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected. Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran Benefits We are proud to offer a top-tier benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid parental leave, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), 401K, employee stock purchase plan, as well as a broad range of career development opportunities. About C.H. Robinson From the produce you buy, to the water you drink, C.H. Robinson delivers products to people all around the globe. We are one of the world's largest 3rd party logistic providers. Join our diverse team to innovate, solve problems, have fun and thrive.

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