Senior Procurement Consultant, IT and Telecom

Location: Newark, NJ
Date Posted: 09-11-2017
Seeking a senior consultant who will lead all IT and Telecom strategic sourcing efforts and initiatives at large . Easy commuting location from New York and New Jersey (right next to Penn Station in Newark). Work from home one day per week. H1B sponsorship available for ideal candidates. Excellent compensation and benefits. Current or former procurement consultants preferred. Deep strategic sourcing expertise in IT and Telecom required.
 
Help build a new world-class category management function with a talented global procurement leader and a fulfilling team atmosphere. This is a large global client with focus on innovation, product development, and new market expansion.
 
You will be an individual contributor with significant autonomy and responsibility to deliver double-digit percentage savings across all IT and Telecom spend categories. You will deftly influence and lead major cross-functional sourcing initiatives and projects. You will be both strategist and tactician as you enable change, influence stakeholders, and identify concrete and creative solutions to continually add value to the organization.
 
Responsibilities and Requirements
 
You will lead sourcing initiatives to optimize spend in IT and Telecom across the company, including IT Infrastructure, Services, Software, Hardware, and Telecom. The ideal candidate will possess:
 
  • 5+ years of experience leading strategic sourcing and operational/value generating initiatives with at least $250M of global spend
  • Lead category management strategies, strategic sourcing initiatives, supplier relationship management, and continuous improvement for all IT and Telecom spend
  • Deep knowledge and expertise of IT and Telecom related categories
  • The strategic, analytical, and interpersonal skills to act as an effective change agent
  • Consistent track record of delivering business impact in a complex global corporate environment
  • The vision and implementation skills required to drive spend management excellence in complex categories
  • Excellent analytical skills, communication skills, business acumen, influencing skills, and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent required; MBA and/or relevant certifications preferred (CPSM, Six Sigma, CSCP, etc.)
  • Excellent project management and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Technology-savvy and high competency in MS office; Advanced Excel skills and other analytics software desirable, as well as eSourcing, Ariba, etc.
 
No relocation offered for this role. Local candidates only, or candidates who are willing to self-relocate to the NY/NJ area.
 
Submit your profile for consideration and we will directly contact those candidates who best match the requirements of this exciting senior consultant role.
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