Senior Advisor, Software Procurement Commodity Management - Austin, TX (17000M7V)
Location: Austin, Texas
Posted: November 05, 2017
Reference ID: R04583
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DESCRIPTION: Want to join a world-class global operations organization where you can drive change while building a long-term career? Dell offers the opportunity to learn industry leading skills through our in-house training programs and top of the line career development courses. Dell has been held as the Golden Example of Supply Chain Management, as a member of the supply chain team you will have an opportunity to support Dells transformation strategy, develop your career, and partner with a diverse team of talented supply chain experts. Role As a part of Dells Global Operations team, the Software Global Category Management Advisor is responsiblefor themanagement of strategic supplier relationships andowning sourcing strategy, negotiation, contract excellence, and continuous improvement. This team generates value for the company, not only through the negotiation of advantageous business terms, but also through helping to drive alignment across the Dell business units and providing holistic view and management of software relationships across the breadth of Dell. Responsibilities -Develop and drive the global sourcing strategy for a given software category -Create multi-year vision to maximize value capture in the category for Dell -Lead regional licensing activities for Dell End User computing products -Advise business partners on potential suppliers, projected costs, supply-side risk, and compliance issues during the development of software offerings or funding activities -Forecast expected cost and track results to financial goal -Develop and manage supplier relationship -Ensure supplier is in compliance with all contractual requirements, as well as corporate, industry, and regional regulations. -Advise all business units on potential areas of leverage or conflict with regards to the supplier relationship -Partner with the software supply base to drive best-in-class innovation that supports Dells product vision LIPriority QUALIFICATION: -Strong background in the software market with experience in, but not limited to, the following functions: Product Marketing/Planning, Technology Sourcing, Software or Solutions Business Development, IT Leadership, IT Sourcing, and/or Industry Consulting -Undergraduate degree and 8-10 years relevant experience or Graduate degree and 6-8 years relevant experience. -Strong business acumen balanced with technical aptitude -Record of driving for results -Strong communication skills -verbal/written Preferred -Core procurement experience in the areas of negotiations, complex contracting, stakeholder management and sourcing strategy development -Analytical and problem solving skills With more than 100,000 team members globally, we promote an environment that is rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit in which the company was founded. Dells team members are committed to serving our communities, regularly volunteering for over 1,500 non-profit organizations. The company has also received many accolades from employer of choice to energy conservation. Our team members follow an open approach to technology innovation and believe that technology is essential for human success. Why work with us? -Life at Dell means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology. -When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution. -Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships. -We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential. -Our team members health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work. Dell is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Dell 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 Dell 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. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Lipriorito
Job Family: Materials & Procurement
Job ID: R04583