Senior Sourcing Manager
Location: Pleasanton, California
Posted: October 18, 2017
Reference ID: JR-21652
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It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.
Specific Job Responsibilities: • Clear understanding of category management / strategic sourcing as a professional discipline, with particular focus on technology purchasing • Assist in the development and implementation of sourcing standards and strategies, policies, and procedures. Implements guidelines or standards from which suppliers should be selected; recommend additions to and deletions from the supplier database as appropriate • Conduct negotiations with suppliers to obtain products and services at the best cost and value in order to ensure end-users needs are met; negotiate delivery, terms, conditions, and pricing; • Lead the development, distribution, analysis, and presentation of RFIs and RFPs • Develop and manage supplier performance scorecards, audit company-wide spending to identify areas of opportunity for cost savings • Working knowledge of legal terminology / contract law with the ability to draft basic contracts, negotiate standard form contracts and manage the signature / approval process • Demonstrate excellence in managing internal customers and stakeholders with excellent collaboration skills, strong listening skills and naturally inclusive in decision-making environments • Adhere and enhance all corporate standards, strategies, policies, and procedures The ideal candidate will have direct experience working with larger enterprise hardware and software suppliers.