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Global Software Sourcing Manager

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  • Location:

    Boston

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Ross Harrison

  • Contact email:

    ross.harrison@pod-talent.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 20 3627 2420

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-22

​Pod Talent are working with a globally renowned organisation to identify a Global Software Sourcing Manager. You will join a high achieving team based across the world and will have plenty of opportunities to make your mark.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Identify opportunities and develop strategy and category plans that deliver value

  • Build strong relationships with IT stakeholders. Collaborate to increase savings and enhance value

  • Prepare several procurement projects and lead in negotiations with tier 1 suppliers

  • Provide input to the Centre of Excellence in implementing purchasing processes and enable savings through long term development plans

This role is critical to the evolution of the Procurement department and will certainly hold significant responsibility to the business. To be suitable for this role you will possess the following experience:

  • Strong knowledge of IT software packages (webex, tableau, Microsoft, SAP, etc)

  • Previously lead key negotiations with software suppliers

  • Educated to a degree level

  • Sound knowledge of business and procurement operations and a familiarity with agile principles

  • Strong character and relentless ability to win over stakeholders

This is an urgent position and so interviews will happen within a week, so to find out more do not delay in making an application.

Please note that we are currently experiencing a large volume of applications, so if you don't hear from us within 2 weeks, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. However we want to help as many people as possible who come into contact with Pod so please check out our online library, which is packed full of useful information and guides on things like CV writing, preparing for interviews and using linkedin for your job search - https://www.pod-talent.com/blog/tag/advice-guidance

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies