Sr. Technology Sourcing Manager
We invite you to explore the award-winning culture, people, rewards and opportunities that make Comerica Bank so special. Make your next career choice a confident one. The Sr. Technology Sourcing Manager is an important part of a comprehensive Strategic Sourcing program within Comerica Bank. The ideal candidate will have proven knowledge and experience in one or more of the following spend categories: Technology Services, which includes - Cloud Services, Enterprise Software Solutions (Applications, SaaS, On Demand, High Volume Licensing, VARs), Telecommunications (Voice, Data, Network), and related Professional/Outsourcing Services.
This Sr. Technology Sourcing Manager is located in Auburn Hills, Michigan and reports to the Procurement Category Manager.
* Responsible for managing Supplier Lifecycle activities for assigned categories, which includes Opportunity Assessment, Sourcing, Contracting and related Supplier Due Diligence activities; * Ensures consistent and repeatable execution of the sourcing process; Leverage data analytics to identify, evaluate and prioritize opportunities in support of specific strategic and business objectives; Present analysis around opportunities to Senior Management for consideration. * Support for ongoing category management/planning (strategy management) activities including driving supplier performance, demand management savings and increasing category compliance. * Develop integrated (tactical and strategic) category sourcing strategy that will deliver strongest business value, and drives category transformation * Provide subject matter expertise on all facets of sourcing including, alternative arrangements, recommended supplier(s), process, and methodology. * Communicate, negotiate and own relationships with clients and suppliers through all levels of organization, including being the primary interface to legal. Senior Management communication and interface required. * Lead clients through business case development, the optimal sourcing approach and structure, evaluate strategically aligned sourcing opportunities and any related impact(s), risks, compliance issues and/or regulatory impacts that may arise from such business arrangements. * Lead and/or provide guidance to resources supporting the execution of the Sourcing and Contract processes.
Travel Local travel is required of this position.
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited university; Banking experience preferred * CPSM, CPTE / CTPS, aCOP, and/or COP certification preferred * E-Procurement experience preferred * 5 years or more experience with high level administrative and service-delivery methodologies and practices * 5 years of direct management experience * 5 years of experience with budgetary responsibility * 5 years of experience in financial analysis, business case development and developing position papers.
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