TIAA Sourcing Manager in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina
TIAA is a unique financial partner. With an award-winning track record for consistent performance, TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. TIAA has $1 trillion in assets under management (as of 9/30/2018) and offers a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and guidance, and retirement services.
TIAA is looking for a Sourcing Manager in Charlotte, NC who will work directly with business stakeholders and other team members to develop and execute sourcing strategies that will deliver continuous cost performance and process improvement. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in sourcing IT products and services, with an emphasis on Software. Job responsibilities include developing sourcing strategies, supplier negotiations, supplier selection, due diligence, contract development and execution, risk and compliance evaluation, financial structuring, and translating business requirements to clear contract scope of services and deliverables.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Responsible for supplier selection and the development of data analysis and requirements for informed supplier decisions
Manage the execution of request for proposals, bid analysis, and contract development and negotiation
Establish and nurture relationships with key business stakeholders to facilitate formulation and execution of long term sourcing strategies establishing clear and measurable goals focused on continuous improvement
Serve as subject matter expert for best-in-class procurement practices and tools, and experienced in working with numerous cross-functional disciplines such as information security, compliance, risk management, supplier risk, and law
Identifies and executes new or creative approaches, strategies and processes to address a business need
Lead negotiations with key business partners to manage demand and ensure the best value for TIAA
Develop and manage internal customer relationships and manage leadership expectations
Demonstrated knowledge of RFP process and SOWs best practices required
Minimum of 5 year's experience with negotiating and executing on enterprise software deals for a variety of license structures (including SaaS)
Ability to develop complex agreements
Strong communication and presentation skills required
Ability to develop category strategies and programs with applicable oversight and controls
Strong negotiation skills and relationship building skills required
Ability to influence and drive change in a cross-functional team environment
Strong business acumen and diplomacy in interacting with executive leadership and supplier executives
Experience with Software License Asset Management best practices
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- Requisition ID: 1719127
Field: Administration & Services
Post Date: 6 days ago
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