IT Contract and Procurement Manager
Posted: January 11, 2017
Reference ID: 404761627
Adecco, a division of the world leader in the recruitment of office and finance professionals is currently recruiting for a IT Contract and Procurement Manager in Santa Ana, CA
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Position: IT Contract and Procurement Manager
Location: Santa Ana, CA
The IT Contract and Procurement Manager is responsible for managing the contract life cycle, which includes the developing RFP's, defining and facilitating product/vendor selection process, negotiation of terms and conditions, changes and modifications and the enforcement of performance clauses, including penalties and incentives. Also includes asset life cycle management (hardware and software).
Previous job experience in IT contracts management and buying.
Software licensing experience in a corporate environment.
Ability to review a contract, understand and negotiate terms of licensing
Experience with IT hardware and Oracle licensing
Minimum four years' experience negotiating and managing contract life cycles, with an emphasis on technology and/or IT service agreements.
Experience in one or more IT categories, including hardware, software, service and communication.
Experience working with legal and procurement staff.
Knowledge of procurement and vendor management practices and certifications.
An ability to determine contractual and financial exposure and negotiate contracts, and to participate in the development of the asset management mission, goals and objectives.
Current market knowledge of the category of IT vendor for which the contract specialist is responsible.
Strong project and process management skills, with the ability to handle multiple vendors and multiple contracts, as well as a wide range of tasks.
Knowledge of contracting trends, licensing models, and traditional and emerging contract and vendor performance models.
Strong ability to communicate with IT users, legal and procurement staff, and business leaders to craft contracts that align complex needs with contractual requirements to achieve business outcomes.
Knowledge of best practices for IT contract negotiation tactics and strategies.
Ability to understand contract risks and to work with other parts of the organization crafting tactics and strategies for risk mitigation.
Customer-focused approach to delivering contract management services to internal customers.
Strong relationship and interpersonal skills to be applied in working with vendors across the entire contract life cycle.
Ability to structure bids, evaluate bids against a broad set of evaluation criteria and provide recommendations for vendor selection.
Experience with asset management lifecycle practices that include hardware and software inventories, lease administration, and software licensing compliance controls/expense management.
Vendor risk management experience.
Experience in Financial industry is a preferred
Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems (or related field), or equivalent experience.
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