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Global IT Procurement Director

Job Description

GLOBAL IT PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR
PRINCETON, NJ
 Project Description:
This role is responsible for the strategic sourcing of software, related IT professional services and IT hardware.
 
  • Is responsible for the successful execution of sourcing strategies in an inclusive manner by a matrixed team of sourcing professionals from different geographic, ethnic, cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds.
  • Ensures that the teams executing sourcing projects do so in a manner consistent with our strategies and in a manner consistent with Client's standards of business conduct and ethical behavior.
  • Brings external perspectives and insights aligned to business objectives and maintains an awareness of market developments.
  • Is responsible for directly leading complex business transactions, negotiating associated contracts and resolving complex contract and service issues with suppliers.
  • Orchestrates the voices of applicable subject matter experts within Finance, the Law Department, Treasury, Customs and Trade and other groups.
  • Identifies and mitigates market, supply, financial, compliance, legal and other forms of risk.
  • Ensures compliance with the letter and the spirit of Client policies.
  • Maximizes the value Client receives from suppliers.
  • Leads the evaluation of supplier Requests for Information/Proposal/Quote and contract negotiations.
  • Facilitate and lead appropriate contracting processes from award to completion.
  • Manages multiple, complex projects independently.
 
 
Required Skills:
  • B.S. / B. A.
  • Minimum of 10 years of business experience.
  • Minimum of 6 years of procurement or sales experience.
  • An understanding of information technology concepts.
  • An understanding of intellectual property concepts (licensing, IP ownership, derivatives, and copyright) general contracting terms, escrow concepts, and the System Development Life Cycle.
  • An understanding of common software licensing metrics, software licensing compliance and software maintenance and support concepts.
  • An understanding of the software technologies available in the marketplace and associated licensors.
  • An understanding of cloud computing service models and trends.
  • An understanding of the construction of statements of work (time and material, fixed fee, milestones, deliverables and acceptance criteria).
  • An understanding of typical IT consulting roles (technical architect, application developer, etc.).
  • Experience negotiating software license, support and maintenance agreements.
  • Experience leading/influencing individuals/teams and establishing performance expectations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse audience using a variety of mediums.
  • Project management skills and experience.
  • Procurement/sourcing process knowledge.
  • An understanding of financial valuation techniques and concepts including management of working capital, cash flow, accrual accounting and revenue recognition.
 
 
 
This 6+ month position starts ASAP.
 
Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Tim: tim@alphaconsulting.com
 
 
ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #19-00821
MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

#ZR

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Job Snapshot

Location US-NJ-Princeton
Employment Type Contractor
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type IT & Technical, Other
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Company Overview

Alpha Consulting

Alpha Consulting Corporation is a privately owned staffing firm in East Brunswick, NJ. Alpha has staffed IT positions for major companies in the pharmaceutical industry since 1994. Alpha's experienced recruiters, account managers, and support staff have a combined 75+ years of placement experience and focus on finding a strong match between assignment and consultant. Alpha offers direct deposit, a comprehensive medical plan, and a 401K plan. We hope to help you find your next opportunity soon! Learn More

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US-NJ-Princeton
Tim Durkin
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Alpha Consulting
Company:
US-NJ-Princeton
Location:
Contractor
Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
IT & Technical, Other
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Job Description

GLOBAL IT PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR
PRINCETON, NJ
 Project Description:
This role is responsible for the strategic sourcing of software, related IT professional services and IT hardware.
 
  • Is responsible for the successful execution of sourcing strategies in an inclusive manner by a matrixed team of sourcing professionals from different geographic, ethnic, cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds.
  • Ensures that the teams executing sourcing projects do so in a manner consistent with our strategies and in a manner consistent with Client's standards of business conduct and ethical behavior.
  • Brings external perspectives and insights aligned to business objectives and maintains an awareness of market developments.
  • Is responsible for directly leading complex business transactions, negotiating associated contracts and resolving complex contract and service issues with suppliers.
  • Orchestrates the voices of applicable subject matter experts within Finance, the Law Department, Treasury, Customs and Trade and other groups.
  • Identifies and mitigates market, supply, financial, compliance, legal and other forms of risk.
  • Ensures compliance with the letter and the spirit of Client policies.
  • Maximizes the value Client receives from suppliers.
  • Leads the evaluation of supplier Requests for Information/Proposal/Quote and contract negotiations.
  • Facilitate and lead appropriate contracting processes from award to completion.
  • Manages multiple, complex projects independently.
 
 
Required Skills:
  • B.S. / B. A.
  • Minimum of 10 years of business experience.
  • Minimum of 6 years of procurement or sales experience.
  • An understanding of information technology concepts.
  • An understanding of intellectual property concepts (licensing, IP ownership, derivatives, and copyright) general contracting terms, escrow concepts, and the System Development Life Cycle.
  • An understanding of common software licensing metrics, software licensing compliance and software maintenance and support concepts.
  • An understanding of the software technologies available in the marketplace and associated licensors.
  • An understanding of cloud computing service models and trends.
  • An understanding of the construction of statements of work (time and material, fixed fee, milestones, deliverables and acceptance criteria).
  • An understanding of typical IT consulting roles (technical architect, application developer, etc.).
  • Experience negotiating software license, support and maintenance agreements.
  • Experience leading/influencing individuals/teams and establishing performance expectations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse audience using a variety of mediums.
  • Project management skills and experience.
  • Procurement/sourcing process knowledge.
  • An understanding of financial valuation techniques and concepts including management of working capital, cash flow, accrual accounting and revenue recognition.
 
 
 
This 6+ month position starts ASAP.
 
Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Tim: tim@alphaconsulting.com
 
 
ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #19-00821
MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

#ZR

Job Requirements

 
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