Posting Title Senior Sourcing Manager- IT About Us VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 500,000 enterprise and SMB customers to thrive in the Cloud Era by simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT. As a team, our employees thrive on forward momentum. We are an engine of opportunity fueled by the transformative products and solutions we bring to market, the passion and trust we inspire in our customers, and our collaborative drive to architect what’s next for the future of IT. With 13,000+ employees and 50+ locations worldwide, we are a passionate, innovative and driven group inspired to make a difference in the industry and our communities. Connect with us at www.vmware.com/careers. Job Description Reporting to the Director of Strategic Sourcing-Global IT category, this sourcing professional will partner collaboratively with key IT stakeholders to ensure that key IT sourcing objectives are accomplished for various sub-categories in hardware, software, consulting, telecomm , networks and service providers.
- Negotiate with key IT providers in the hardware, software, telecomm , networking and service provider category with strong background with both onshore and offshore providers
- Provide Supplier Relationship Management for managing key IT vendor relationships
- Ensure IT category is complying to sourcing policy and guidelines
- Provide external benchmarking, best-in-class practices for the various IT sub-categories
- Extensive experience negotiating agreements and managing supplier relationships in the IT category
- Strong business acumen, including good strategy, financial and operational skills.
- Solid project management skills to manage cross-functional teams and drive negotiations to a successful and timely conclusion.
- Good understanding of the offshore, onshore and offshoring capabilities
- Ability to influence stakeholders without direct management responsibility
- Excellent communication and relationship management skills.
Requisition Number 37045BR
- BS (Business or Engineering)
- MBA preferred Location Palo Alto, CA, US Is this a remote or multiple location position? No
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