• Strategic Sourcing Program Manager - Technology Jobs in Washington Dc - 23827569

  • Verisign, Inc
  • Washington Dc
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  • 8 - 11 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

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Strategic Sourcing Program Manager - Technology - 00005391

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This position is responsible for creating and building highly strategic sourcing initiatives and managing competitive bidding processes focused on delivering value across price, quality and service This position also has responsibility for managing the strategic sourcing and supplier management processes at Verisign Responsibilities also include monitoring of supplier performance and driving continuous improvement across the supply base Initially, this is an individual contributor position with the potential for future people management responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Creates and maintains the strategic sourcing plan through collaboration with stakeholders Leads the execution of strategic sourcing and competitive bidding initiatives, including conducting spend and data analysis, internal assessments, drafting requests for proposals, evaluating proposals, and negotiating with suppliers

Manages the activities of the strategic sourcing and vendor management function Exercises supervision in terms of costs and methods

Collaborates with suppliers and internal stakeholders to measure and ensure supplier performance

Develops and maintains policies and controls for competitive bidding and supplier management processes to achieve financial, compliance and risk management objectives

Qualifications

Key attributes

8 years of progressively responsible business experience in leading strategic sourcing, competitive bidding, contracting and supplier management initiatives across various spend categories, including Information Technology (software and hardware), corporate and professional Services, and telecommunications

Strong financial and procurement data analysis skills

Advanced skills in Excel

Proven experiences in conducting complex strategic sourcing initiatives and related contract negotiations

Track record in building supplier performance management programs and initiatives

Proficient in use of standard strategic sourcing, spend analysis, contracting and procurement related tools

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

4 year Bachelors Degree, or equivalent work experience

Preferred

Graduate Degree

Strong leadership skills to manage cross functional teams

Certified Pr ofessional in Supply Management (CPSM)

Job Type Regular

Primary Location United States-Washington DC Metro-Virginia-Reston

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Software
Functional Area : Materials/Logistics/Supply Chain Mgmt/Procurement
Role : Purchasing/Sourcing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 14th Apr 2020

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