IS Purchasing Lead

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Located in Bend,OR

This role will achieve tactical results and evolve the IS sourcing and payables services strategy to ensure it meets business objectives and the delivers business value. This role will identify the optimal procurement processes, technology-sourcing options and strategies to achieve desired business outcomes while governing spending. The position requires strong business, financial, technology, and customer service  capabilities in order to facilitate and structure deals that protect the company’s best interests and meet internal business objectives. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent analytical skills and attention to detail, be highly organized, self-motivated, good listener, and solution-oriented problem-solver with the ability to handle a variety of tasks independently and as a team.

 

What You Get To Do!

Responsible for the foundational IT Procurement program, including execution of the IDS strategy in support of business objectives

  • Develop and review purchasing contracts, instructions, policies, and procedures
  • Process accounts payable from purchases and reconcile accounts
  • Key responsibilities within the Vendor Management program including:
  • Vendor governance model, relationship and performance management
  • Vendor scorecard and rank, including risk management
  • Recommend supplier changes and price negotiation approaches to maximize return on investments.
  • Accountable for the Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) for all IDS hardware, software and maintenance contracts utilizing
  • Prepare purchase requirements. Collaborate and communicate across IDS teams, accounting, and legal based upon procurement requirements
  • Hardware/software Contract Creation
  • Hardware/software services and license Contract Renewal
  • Vendor contract and price negotiations for IDS purchases
  • Vendor audit reconciliation
  • Support IT Asset Management governance, policies, and procedures that optimize ITAM-related activities across the organization
  • Assess risks, track mitigation activity, engage with and educate stakeholders, and develop processes and reports
  • Manage accessories, consumables, and supplies purchases including the negotiation of pricing, selection of models, and sourcing using ServiceNow
  • Manage IDS consumables stocking levels using K3S
  • Manage software assets including assisting with contract renewals, ensuring licensing compliance (usage vs. purchased), and managing keys
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service

 

What You Will Need:

  • 10 years of experience in strategic IT procurement and vendor management
  • Experience building personal credibility and demonstrated leadership
  • Demonstrated experience building processes and systems
  • Proven experience developing solid and collaborative partnerships with internal lines of business and external vendors
  • Strong business acumen and an ability to quickly learn and comprehend new concepts
  • Experience managing services issues as well as professional services opportunities
  • Proven experience in contract and price negotiation
  • Vendor and product research skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; Self-motivated with Ability to work independently or with a team; strong leadership abilities; strong customer service skills; excellent problem solving skills; ability to organize and prioritize work assignments;
  • Cloud Vendor Management is preferred
  • Working knowledge of contract law
  • Familiarity with ITIL concepts

To Apply:

For confidential consideration, please submit resume to: karen.turner@expresspros.com

Express Office: Bend
61379 South Highway 97
Bend, OR 97702

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