IT Sourcing Manager

Eagan, MN 55123

Posted: 09/28/2018 Employment Type: contract Job Number: 17088
IT Sourcing Manager
Eagan, MN

Our Fortune 500 client has a contract opening for a Global IT Sourcing Manager in Eagan, MN.

The key elements of this role include building relationships with senior stakeholders, identifying new sourcing opportunities, negotiating and executing on these and putting in place contractual arrangements with suppliers.

You will be working in a global team of other sourcing professionals, with presence in India (Bangalore), Brazil (São Paulo) and USA (New York and Eagan).

Essential Functions
  • Work as part of the global IT / Technology Services category team 
  • Meet and influence stakeholders to build and win internal support on projects and initiatives
  • Assist in developing, implementing and executing sourcing category strategy aligned with the Technology / IT Services Sourcing group objectives 
  • Analyze spend from multiple sources and develop sourcing opportunities based on this data analysis 
  • Build relationships with business units to ensure savings opportunities have the appropriate sponsorship 
  • Lead sourcing projects and negotiations and sourcing engagements across the IT / Technology Services category 
  • Manage a project against a plan and objectives to ensure commitments are met by monitoring, assessing, and resolving variances in budget, timing or quality of work
Requirements and Experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience of building their own project portfolio by analyzing data, building an internal stakeholder network and executing on savings opportunities.
  • Experience tendering and negotiating IT services contracts 
  • Excellent Excel (i.e. pivot tables) and PowerPoint skills 
  • Fieldglass SOW, SAP and Ariba experience is a plus
  • Ability to work without direct supervision 
IT Sourcing Manager - 17088
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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