Global Commodity Management Senior Advisor - Technology Procurement
Austin , Texas
October 05, 2017

**Key responsibilities** The Category Manager will develop and implement the Technology strategic sourcing plans. The role will provide procurement thought leadership and be able to influence global business partners and key stakeholders to consider new and creative strategies in solving business and procurement challenges. Critical responsibilities include: + Development of multi-year strategy for assigned category or categories + Driving alignment between Dell business strategy, procurement strategy, and supplier strategy + Rationalizing the supplier base and developing Preferred Vendor Lists (PVLs) + Developing annual sourcing plans and conducting e-sourcing in Ariba + Understanding key cost drivers and developing should-cost models + Negotiating cost and contract terms as appropriate + Collaborating with suppliers to improve performance, innovate and reduce supplier risk **Essential requirements** + Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field + 6+ years of procurement or relevant experience + Strong analytical capabilities including report development and analysis as well as making data-driven recommendations and decisions + Ability to build effective business relationships internally and externally + Ability to clearly communicate across all levels of the organization + Effective project/program management capabilities **Desirable requirements** + Supply chain management bachelor’s degree or MBA + Experience with e-procurement tools such as Ariba + Experience working within a company and/or organization undergoing a transformation + Experience with legal contracts **Organization:** _Operations_ **Title:** _Global Commodity Management Senior Advisor - Technology Procurement_ **Location:** _North America-US-TX-Austin_ **Requisition ID:** _17000P4R_

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