Commodity Manager - Milpitas

Company: Spanidea Systems
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Location: Milpitas, USA
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Bachelor's degree with 5 to 6+ of experience in indirect strategic sourcing with a multinational organization with an emphasis in software, hardware and telecommunications procurements

MBA or JD preferred

Consulting experience a plus

Contract Negotiation / Vendor Mgmt. / Influencing skills required

Experience and expertise with sourcing & contracting ERP tools (SAP and/or Oracle)

Strategic Sourcing

Conduct RFP and lead cross functional teams through the selection process of preferred suppliers with effective scoring criteria to critically evaluate supplier proposals in accordance with company policies

Collaborate with IT/Legal stakeholders

Conduct spend/contract/proposal analysis for supply of software licensing, computer hardware, servers, data center and telecom services and present recommendations to Procurement and IT leadership team

Lead negotiations on commercial procurement agreements, including, but not limited to, Master Agreements (MSA's) , Statements of Work (SOW's) , Change Orders (CO's) balancing business deliverables, legal interests and pricing

Analyze total costs, assist business functions with ROI analysis, price and rate benchmarking and negotiate favorable business terms to leverage purchasing power


Develop, refine and implement category strategies and tactics that enable the procurement of technology products and services at the highest value benefit to the company

Supplier Management

Manage supplier relationships with a focus on supply/contract and cost management

Lead supplier performance business reviews on a quarterly basis to enhance performance delivery from strategic partners

Mediate supplier issues and resolve supplier contract disputes as needed

Develop supplier rationalization entitlements for each category

Contract Management

Evaluate processes and recommend improvements to standardize lifecycle contract and sourcing processes and systems

Ensure pricing & deliverables as negotiated are included in the contract; coordinate comparison of proposals and final contract terms

Act as liaison between Legal and the business

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: USD 100,000.00 - 120,000.00 Yearly
Positions available: 8

Minimal experience: Unspecified
Gender: Indistinct

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