- Position Located in Houston, TX*
Develop, execute and manage a comprehensive Information Technology (IT) category strategy capable of delivering excellent results and support to the Corporate IT organization. As a valued Team Member, provide guidelines and consultancy for local, regional and global execution of IT business requirements. Provide tools and guidance for IT team members to develop, execute and sustain sub-category or specific supply chain strategies, within IT.
Education: Bachelor’s in Operations management, business management , Accounting, Computer Science, MIS or equivalent. MBA is preferred. Five to Ten years of supply chain experience, in IT Category Management. Candidate must have excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills; Project Management experience, expert working knowledge of spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Word, etc. Must be a self starter, with a sound understanding of Information Technology, change management, process impr
ovements, supplier management systems. Candidate must be a “Team Player”, a Self-starter, have the ability to work with minimal supervision, with experience in developing and providing leadership for cross functional/cross organizational teams. Must demonstrate excellent presentation skills and exceptional negotiation skills.
Provide leadership and training, as required for a variety of IT related initiatives, such as telephony leveraging, hardware refresh/computer replacement across the company, working with various sites and regions to ensure process uniformity, rollout consistency, timely & effective communication among and between Regions, in multiple geographies.
Position will be in contact with all levels of the organization internally and externally. Must understand and demonstrate sound relationship management principles and practices in daily communication.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITY:
The scope of responsibilities
for this position involves a variety of strategic, tactical, administrative, functional and project management duties. It also involves supplier management, strong negotiation and administrative duties, working closely with IT network, security, architecture and other functions, within IT. The ideal candidate will work with the IT organization to identify improvement opportunities, perform True-up analysis, develop and maintain spread-sheets, manage suppliers that provide a variety of services, (e.g. Software License, Professional Services, Network Architecture, IT Security and Protocols, Installation, Telephony Supplies & Services) and other such support services. Working with IT function partners, look for continuous improvements opportunities in the IT function that may result in providing FMC with a competitive advantage and/or functionality improvements, price advantages, improved quality, better service, consistent reliability, logistics support, business-to-business integration, currencies and/or
reduced total cost..
Work with key stakeholders, including but not limited to, Information Technology, Engineering, and Project Management to clearly identify and complete all business requirements..
Annually/Semi-Annually, perform “true-up” analysis for software licenses, to validate the number of software licenses, in each region, to ensure that FMC is paying for the correct software licenses with various software companies (Adobe, Microsoft, Symantec, etc.). Also, may be responsible for quarterly performance reporting against category strategies and goals.
Develop, communicate and manage specific supplier improvement initiatives, perform contract administration duties on a continuous basis. Risk and probability analysis is essential to eliminate errors in judgment. Candidate will be responsible for making sound recommendations and timely completion of assigned tasks & actions. Accuracy in converting data to information, and information to knowledge is also an important requirement for thi
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Spends most of time in an office environment with limited time spent in a production environment.No strenuous physical demands. Frequent sitting and operating a computer. Occasion Travel Required
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:
E Documents and understand the supply chain management
E Understanding of Information Technology (IT) support elements: telephony, hardware, software, IT security, software licenses
E Evaluates and recommends improvements in IT sourcing strategies
E Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills
E Exceptional contract negotiation and administration skills
E Possesses fundimental knowledge of IT architecture
E Occasional travel to other FMC Technologies sites to participate in cross-functional team forming or team-building
E Establishes controls and reporting capability to demonstrate effective management of assigned tasks.
E Prepares and maintains performance information, depicted on charts, graphs and o
ther graphic means to communicate performance trends.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of FMC Technologies, Inc. are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.
FMC Technologies - 13 months ago
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