Software Procurement Manager in Greenwood Village, Colorado
Posted 11/30/22

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 500 media and network communications company
  • Dedication to providing quality service and value by exceeding customer expectations
  • Expanding national footprint in 41 states
  • Rich history of growth and diversification

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Environment of flexibility, success and accountability
  • Growth: Exceptional personal and professional growth potential
  • Opportunity: High visibility to senior leadership
  • Stability: Emphasis on developing and retaining top talent

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Greenwood Village, CO
  • Hybrid work schedule
WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:
  • Analyze various software cost models/options and provide recommendations to stakeholders.
  • May lead the negotiation and contract management of large-scale, enterprise-wide volume purchase software agreements under the guidance of senior team members.
  • Research and develop adequate sources of supply.
  • Utilize supply market knowledge to leverage best strategy for cross functional supplier selection activities through management of formal RFP, RFQ and RFI processes.
  • Provide fact-based recommendations to executive level management for constructing the best overall strategic buy decisions.
  • Manage overall supplier performance – including, acting as an escalation point in the event of non-performance.
  • Continuously seek out cost savings opportunities and lead efforts to realize those savings.
  • Evaluate the financial stability of potential suppliers.
  • Develop a strategic category plan based on an understanding of business goals and objectives, the supply market and competitive benchmarking.  Effectively document, communicate and gain buy-in across the organization to ensure alignment.
  • Work beyond the traditional procurement metrics to achieve operational and technical improvements to the business process.
THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:
  • Strong understanding of information technology and software terminology
  • Strong negotiating skills with the ability to adapt and improvise
  • Knowledge of various type of Software and related services including perpetual, term and subscription agreements, maintenance and support, and other IT products 
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Strong internal stakeholder management skills – capacity to listen, build trusting relationships in all levels of the organization, understand and capture stakeholder’s needs and deliver effective solutions
Related Work Experience     
  • 3+ years of Software Procurement contract negotiation and contract management experience
Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Supply Chain preferred)

  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Greenwood Village, Colorado
  • Category: Corporate Support
  • Date Posted: 11/30/22
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