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IT Procurement Manager

Burlington, Massachusetts Job ID 100869 Job Category Information Technology Job Level Manager Position Type Full-Time
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The IT Procurement Manager will work on delivering cost reductions for spend areas such as software, hardware, professional services, managed services and networking and telecommunications.  The individual will 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide project management oversight of the RFx process including, but not limited to, the development of the requirements, drafting RFP documents, facilitation of team meetings and vendor sessions, negotiation of terms and pricing with the vendors, and ultimately execution of a Supplier Agreement.
  • Manage and lead Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) activities for strategic suppliers to drive continuous improvement, resolve complex supply issues, and coordinate new opportunities of mutual benefit to all parties.
  • RFx development, competitive bid analysis, contract development and negotiations, and strategic supplier on-going management. 
  • Optimization of internal sourcing processes, work flows and interfaces in effort to reduce time of delivery and costs in support of IT  objectives and industry best practices. 
  • Success driven by building strong relationships with internal business partners .
  • Result focused and deliver value and competitive advantage to the IT business as measured by customer satisfaction, project execution, value improvement, and other areas as applicable.

Requirements

  • Minimum Qualifications 7 years of Sourcing Experience plus 3 years of relevant experience in IT spend categories. 
  • Demonstrated experience working strategically and with a high level of experience in project management, change and category management
  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, and sourcing tools, proven negotiation and supplier management skills. Strong analytical capabilities (data analysis and benchmarking IT)
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage several projects while ensuring deliverables are fully met on time .
  • Conduct market intelligence activities that include industry trends, suppliers and best practices.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business partner relationships
  • Lead cross functional teams in a collaborative manner to drive successful outcomes
  • Creation of project plans including an understanding of potential dependencies as well as critical path elements.
  • Ability to perform pricing analysis and evaluations of total cost of ownership.
  • Ability to identify risk areas associated with sourcing strategies across multiple factors including: single/ sole sourced goods/services, financial, inflationary, etc.
  • Strong understanding of contract law and regulations as they relate to IT Products and services.
  • Strong knowledge of the multiple facets of negotiations, including the ability to construct negotiation plans that extend beyond price and that include legal and business contractual terms and SLAs.
  • Ability to lead Suppler Relationship Management for the IT category that includes leading Quarterly Business Review meetings, creation of scorecards that effectively monitor vendor’s performance, and defining continuous improvement opportunities to drive additional value from the partnership.
  • Bachelor’s degree

Company Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (NASDAQ: KDP) is a modern beverage company with a bold vision built to deliver growth and opportunity.  We operate with a differentiated business model and world-class brand portfolio, powered by a talented and engaged team that is anchored in our values. We work with big, exciting beverage brands and the #1 single-serve coffee brewing system in North America at KDP, and we have fun doing it! 

 

Together, we have built a leading beverage company in North America offering hot and cold beverages together at scale. Whatever your area of expertise, at KDP you can be a part of a team that’s proud of its brands, partnerships, innovation, and growth. Will you join us? 

 

We strive to be an employer of choice, providing a culture and opportunities that empower our team of ~28,000 employees to grow and develop.  We offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development, while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work. 

 

Keurig Dr Pepper is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or association with a person with a disability, medical condition, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 

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