2018-07-20

Procurement Director Information Technology

Posted on Jul 20

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4164169

 

Seeking leader to recruit, develop, train and coach a high performing motivated team of IT procurement specialists. 

$100M - $300M  annual IT spend.

Leads the engagement with IT through partnership and collaboration with CIO. to evaluate opportunities and resourcing.  Position covers a spectrum of responsibilities including Contract Management, Purchasing Operations and Demand Management:  Director will work in collaboration with Functional IT leaders to understand specific needs, understand volume forecasts to ensure highest quality of sourcing support and coverage. Drive the utilization of leading e-procurement tools such as catalog creation as appropriate to enhance ease of interaction with sourcing.

 

Reporting and Intelligence: Provide regular intelligence to stakeholders regarding the company’s evolving spend profile and savings results.

Technical Experience: 

  • Minimum 12 years IT sourcing using multiple path and process
  • Clear understanding of current IT market trends and opportunities, near shoring, cloud computing and other new technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to add value to a highly embedded IT partner relationship via demand management, process re-engineering and or other innovative strategies.
  • Expert level financial and analytical skills; embraces fact based decision making; naturally seeks to leverage and or integrate market data, spend analytics and cost modeling.
  • Broad domain expertise in IT and DDS, with experience sourcing and managing suppliers in at least five of the following sub-categories, including all hardware, software, cloud and professional services related to each:
    • Data storage systems
    • Local Area Network equipment
    • Telecommunications services and equipment
    • PBX switches
    •  
    • PCI compliance infrastructure
    • eDiscovery systems
    • Identity management systems
    • Laptops, Desktops and Servers
    • Data Warehouses
    • Application support services
    • Desk top help desk services
    • Microsoft Licenses
    • Data Centers
    • Video Surveillance systems
    • Marketing Resource Management systems
    • Facility Maintenance Management systems
    • Application software
    • IT Consulting services
    • Point of Sale systems (enterprise class)
    • Call centers
    • Software and/or application development
    • Financial/accounting systems
    • Hospitality systems
    • Purchasing and/or PS2 systems
    • IBM i-series and/or p-Series environment
  • Experience in using e-sourcing tools to execute and manage sourcing projects
  • Experience in Ariba P 2 P and contract module.
  • Experience in leveraging Gartner, Infotech and other industry tools to bring current and relevant IT strategy.

 

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.  Degree concentration in engineering, business, finance, or information systems management is preferred.  MBA is a plus.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Demonstrated excellence in managing internal customers, well honed “radar” for stakeholder management.
  • Track record of year over year delivery of distinctive value from strategic IT supply chain activities.
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills, comfortable and credible with both internal stakeholders and external audiences.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensives plan for assigned spend that drives improvements in cost, quality and delivery performance.
  • Works specific cost reduction sourcing projects beginning to end while leading and coaching others with their sourcing projects
  • Strong analytical skills.  Able to seek out historical purchasing and usage data from multiple disparate sources, analyze the data and layout practical roadmaps to achieve cost reductions.
  • Able to build a network with functional end-users and key stakeholders to influence change and maximize the benefits of national agreements
  • Able to document specifications and supply requirements where none exist and obtain agreement from different stakeholders and end-users
  • Develop, negotiate and manage supply agreements to ensure financial and service level goals are met
  • Have a keen insight and understanding of business requirements on a 1-3-5 year horizon
  • Able to mentor and lead a group of staff to achieve set objectives
  • Must be successful at managing project work with multiple stakeholders while a steward of collaboration and participation of all its members.
  • Proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office products

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