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We are looking for an IT Procurement Lead to join a rapidly growing Information Security & IT team and create program which scratch which makes IT the focal point for our procurement efforts. The IT Procurement Lead role handles managing and/or supporting all IT vendors, licensing, and maintenance agreements. This position will work to build a portfolio of current IT Vendors and be responsible for creating process for ongoing review of IT vendors, licensing, and maintenance agreements.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, detail oriented, strong written/verbal communication skills, customer service oriented, and have the ability to interpret, review and high-level negotiate technology related contracts in relation to software, hardware, telecommunications and other IT equipment and services.

What you get to do every day

  • Build and maintain vendor/contractor relationships with the objectives of eliminating inefficiencies in the supply chain, reducing total costs, and increasing productivity.

  • Technology Vendor/Supplier evaluations

  • Analysis of proposals and comparing with company needs

  • Negotiation and structuring of contracts

  • Originating and maintaining relationships with vendors

  • Collaborating with staff members to ensure vendors are meeting needs

  • Monitoring and evaluation of renewal and unrolling contracts

  • Maintaining and reviewing records of purchases

  • Work with IT team leads to develop IT budget, track spending performance relative to expectations, identify anomalies, and communicate changes timely

  • Onboard vendors, including business case development, comparative vendor analysis, proposed cost and service verifications, approvals, and contracting

  • Oversee and administer the procurement process, including optimization of costs

What you bring to the role

  • 3-5 years of professional work experience with direct hands-on experience managing and executing sourcing and contracting activities for hardware, software, and professional services spend either as a sourcing specialist or an account executive required.

  • Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant, and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational/experience requirements indicated above.

  • Familiarity with typical SLA and KPI for IT categories.

  • IT Sourcing Specialist must have strong organizational, customer service, and negotiation skills.

  • Ability to work cross-functionally, seek guidance when required in a matrix, customer-oriented environment. On the job experience negotiating supplier contracts and supplier performance management. Positive communications skill, high energy level, continuous improvement mindset, and a sense of urgency are all integral to the role.

  • Ability to leverage data and analytics to generate business cases in support of lease vs. buy decisions.

  • Excellent team interpersonal skills and ability to handle multiple sourcing assignments while providing superior service.

What Else? (Remote Benefits)

We offer competitive salary and benefits, and a flexible schedule working with a fun, collaborative team. Enjoy full medical coverage, unlimited PTO, and a monthly lunch stipend. (Yes, seriously. We want you to eat well wherever you’re at.) Plus, our wellness program will help you stay healthy from your location with fitness-related reimbursements. Our frequent and fascinating virtual team-building events will keep you connected, while our donation-matching program can support the causes you care about. We’re building a long-term company with an inclusive culture where everyone can be the best version of themselves, and we want you to be part of it. Join us, why dontcha?



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