Sourcing Manager - IT and Telecomm

Plantation, Florida, United States Global Business Services req78879 28/05/2019

Are you a Sourcing Manager looking for an opportunity to grow your career with one of the Top Employers in the USA?Our Procurement Team would love to speak with you!

You will focus on Telecomm and Information Technology.You will bring 5+ years of experience in strategic sourcing.You will have responsibility over IT and Telecoms Category Americas Spend of 54M EUR across 10 countries.

You will develop and negotiate highly complex domestic and regional technology contracts with tier one suppliers.We’d love to hear how you’ve developed annual opportunity assessments for IT categories of spend to establish annual sourcing plans in support of achieving overall savings targets and how you’ve managed large scale contracts in the BPO space.

You will specialize in strategic sourcing of telecoms and IT services in order to reduce costs and ensure quality and supply as needed by the business / function in scope.

You will provide professional sourcing support for key business initiatives, supply market research/ intelligence to support business decisions in investments and budgets and establishment of global/regional/local frame contracts. Identification of strategic sourcing opportunities and development and management of strategic suppliers is key.

You will support regional and local functional business partners (e.g. IT, Operations, Finance, HR, etc.) or manage sourcing needs for global group wide initiatives in Telecomm.

You will be a key point of contact and build and maintain close relationship with key regional and global suppliers, client contacts, stakeholders and key decision makers.

You will define the baseline for what our leaders and employees must do to achieve our strategy.

·You will develop, maintain and share thorough knowledge of local, regional and global:- markets / category trends and suppliers.Prepare & lead strategic supplier negotiation and lead tenders (incl. E-sourcing)

·You will report to the Head of IT Cluster Americas and have a dotted line report to the VP Global Sourcing Telecoms.  You will interact with leadership in IT, Finance and Business Functions, e.g. CIO Americas, CFO Americas, VP of Controlling, various VP`s and Directors.

·You will ensure strong working relationship & cooperation with: region/country and corporate sourcing/category managers; strategic suppliers; and external partnerships (other org.)

·You will make a difference!

·You will love your job!

Additional Procurement Functional Specific Competencies:

·Application of Legal Standards and Policies- Laws and regulations, Company rules policies & principles, Procurement policies

·Sourcing Strategy & Category Management - Sourcing strategy development, Category ownership & management

·Supplier Management & Market Knowledge - Supplier Management, Supplier Market Knowledge,Innovation Management

·Procurement Tactics - Procurement levers (e.g. RFP / RFI Management) Procurement tactics, communication & decision process

·Negotiations skills - Negotiation Theory and Concepts, Negotiation Process, Principles, Styles, Tactics and Power Considerations,Advanced Concepts (e.g. Game theory)

·Contract & Risk Management - Contract management process, roles and tools; handling of uncertainties around contracts; Risk types and factors, assessment process and KPIs, mitigation options and actions

·Service Management Experience helpful

·Experience in a matrix organization helpful

·Vendor Management Experience helpful

·Contract Management or Contract Administration experience helpful

·Fluent in English, Spanish optional

·Location Plantation, FL

DHL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.  The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    DHL Global Business Services US

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required