Robert Half International Procument Manager: established Fintech firm in San Francisco, California

Description

This senior level position will be responsible for developing, executing and managing sourcing, negotiation and vendor management activities related to technology purchases. This includes cultivating relationships with stakeholders at all levels, focused on managing regular vendor engagement activities (sourcing, negotiating, contracting, risk review) and developing category sourcing opportunities. Work with and identify opportunities across diverse technology areas (hardware, software, data centers, compute instances, storage, content delivery, data and service providers, VAR?s and other technology categories). The Senior Manager handles all aspects of the vendor management lifecycle in collaboration with the business partners, Risk SMEs and Legal. Responsibilities will include planning, vendor sourcing (including RFI?s RFP?s, Reverse Auctions), risk assessment, pricing and contract negotiations, managing due diligence, and leveraging quarterly/annual business reviews to drive value from key suppliers. The role will also focus on collaborating with various business leaders to develop and execute category plans and sourcing strategies that minimize vendor risk while optimizing vendor economics and outcomes. This role will report to the Director, Procurement. Responsibilities: * Category Management Strategy and Planning: Develop and manage procurement strategies for Technology categories including hardware, software, data centers, AWS, service providers and other technology categories. * Supplier/Vendor Strategy: Plan, source and select new vendors. Optimize relationships with existing vendors. * Negotiation: Work quickly but effectively to negotiate the best available price and terms to meet savings goals, minimize risk and ensure compliance. * Contract Strategy and Execution: Understand key terms, lead contract negotiations, establish critical metrics and define SLA?s. * Optimization of Economics: Own and develop financial analytics to support negotiations and/or purchasing activity, drive continual improvement. * Risk Assessment and Due Diligence: Manage the risk and due diligence process to move the vendor through the various stage gates from identification to contracting * Process and Execution: Develop, select or implement processes and tools to support the Third Party and Vendor Management Program.

Please e-mail updated resume to [email protected]

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting

  • Previous experience in Tech companies

Please e-mail updated resume to [email protected]

Our industry-leading alliances and broad client network provide you greater access to a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities that can keep you continuously engaged. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE). Our parent company, Robert Half, has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998. At Robert Half Management Resources, your experience matters - and we put it to good use. To apply for this position or for more information on other engagements, visit us online at roberthalfmr.com or call your branch office at 1.888.400.7474.

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Salary: $50.00 to $60.00 per hour

Location: San Francisco, CA

Date Posted: December 3, 2018

Employment Type: Interim/Project

Job Reference: 00412-9501646280

Staffing Area: Interim Project-Based Financial