Global Commodity Management Consultant
SecureWorks is a global leader in providing intelligence-driven information security solutions. We play an important role, as no organization in the world is immune from cyberattacks and the nature of the attack is changing every day. Internet security is a problem that will never be solved. Unlike point products that address a specific technology issue, we attack the problem holistically by analyzing threat actor tactics, techniques and procedures, and develop solutions using best-of-breed technologies to protect our clients. We are one of the best in the world at understanding the threat.
In short, we give our clients an early warning capability. SecureWorks was founded in 1999 and headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with offices in all the major security markets around the globe. We have more than 2,000 team members, and partner with more than 4,200 clients in 59 countries to keep the bad guys out of their networks. We’ve been consistently recognized by industry analysts, readers’ polls and as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for managed security services, worldwide.
Reporting to the SecureWorks Procurement Director, this position will partner with internal business units in the selection, contracting, and management of suppliers and procurement of goods and services in their assigned commodity area(s) which may include software, hardware, telecommunications, professional services, corporate services, marketing, facilities, etc.
-Implement sourcing/procurement strategies for commodities to support corporate objectives and the organization's need for a diverse and globally competitive supply base.
-Develop and execute a comprehensive Strategic Sourcing Plan that outlines strategies and specific actions to deliver the plan.
-Close deals in a timely manner to facilitate the introduction of new products and services that contribute to SecureWorks’ competitive advantage.
-Effectively negotiate agreements using Principled Negotiation strategies and adhering to the highest ethical standards.
-Provide comprehensive supplier management (e.g., scorecards, regular business reviews, etc.).
-Implement and ensure compliance with all relevant Procurement Policies and Procedures and maintain appropriate files.
-Research and track new developments in the technology commodity areas.
-Report commodity and supplier performance & cost for executive review.
-Identify opportunities for supplier rationalization and supply chain optimization and implement as appropriate.
-Identify cost targets for relevant roadmap products.
-Identify and implement procedures to reduce inefficiencies.
-Lead cross functional teams in the contracting process.
As a managed security provider, SecureWorks expects its employees to understand and apply commonly known security practices and possess a working knowledge of applicable industry controls such as NIST 800-53. Employees will be expected to acknowledge their security responsibilities in writing prior to gaining access to company systems. Employees will be required to maintain a working knowledge of local security policies and execute general controls as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- 10 years in vendor negotiations.
- Excellent contract development and negotiation skills.
- Ability to gain alignment across cross-functional teams.
- Strong financial analysis.
- Good strategic/long-range planning skills.
- Ability to work with, and present to, senior management.
This position is located in Atlanta, GA
SecureWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: SecureWorks is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at SecureWorks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. SecureWorks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. SecureWorks encourages applicants of all ages.
**Job:** **Procurement and Supply Chain - Global Commodity Management*
**Organization:** **Security Solutions*
**Title:** *Global Commodity Mgmt Consultant - SecureWorks*
**Requisition ID:** *160012SX*