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Manager, Software Sourcing

Company: Chubb
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description -Manager - Strategic Software Sourcing

This position will work closely with internal stakeholders and Procurement leadership to globally lead software sourcing. - This role will engage proactively with all internal stakeholders to support strategic priorities and drive business objectives, expense reduction initiatives as well as provide consultative support to resolve business challenges, and conduct data analysis that will be the basis for strategic decision making.

This role will champion development and execution of strategic software sourcing with a goal of optimizing spend, mitigating risk, maximizing savings, assuring quality and delivery of products to Chubb. - - To ensure success as a strategic sourcing manager, you should demonstrate sound knowledge of negotiation strategies and extensive experience in a similar role. An accomplished strategic sourcing manager will be someone whose expertise translates into higher profit margins and a competitive advantage.

This position reports to the AVP, Procurement Services Software Sourcing Lead

Primary Responsibilities

Managed full strategic sourcing cycle, including vendor identification and selection, price negotiation, and contract "red-lining" in collaboration with Legal counterparts for MSA's, Schedules, SOW's, etc.Responsible for development of strategic sourcing opportunities through the introduction of a competitive marketplace, demand management, supplier consolidation, and process reengineering.Directly manage IT Sourcing engagements of varying spend, risk, and complexity levels into the following IT Sourcing categories; Telecom, Software, Hardware, Professional ServicesAgree with business clients on approach and schedule for the sourcing project and its related contract(s) negotiationsCommunicate regularly with key business stakeholders regarding project approach, scope, key issues, status, business requirements, and relevant dependenciesAssess savings opportunities on all engagements, and work with clients to achieve optimal cost reductions/savings as appropriateAdditional Items for consideration:Evaluating sourcing procedures and presenting improvement strategies to senior management for approval.Analyzing and calculating procurement costs and developing cost reduction strategies.Driving purchasing decisions based on cost and scenario analysis, as well as market trends.Negotiating contracts with key suppliers, including costs and terms of supply, service, and quality.Collaborating with the procurement department to identify and pursue new supplier opportunities.Conducting market research, as well as creating cost estimates and forecasts.Hiring, training, and managing procurement department employees.Estimating risks and applying risk minimizing techniques, as well as negotiating contracts that comply with industry regulations.Maintaining strategic sourcing relationships and developing strong partnerships.
Qualifications -Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, logistics, or in a related field.Excellent organizational and time management skills.Strong process analysis and analytical skills including ability to use data to drive decision making.Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.Proven ability to lead, motivate and gain commitment from Executive leadership, senior management, direct/indirect reports, and colleagues.Exceptional ability to influence stakeholders and drive groups with divergent opinions toward effective, collaborative decisions.Strong supplier relationship and conflict management skills.Strong oral and written communications and influencing skills.Ability to effectively summarize program status and create PowerPoint presentations for executive audience.Able to navigate a global matrixed organization, influence stakeholders and affect outcomes. Ability to gain trust and influence with limited direct authority.Ability to think outside the box, multi-task, and work well under pressure, to identify issues and work to resolve them in partnership with business leaders.
EEO Statement -At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, mental and physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, age, and pregnancy or any other characteristic protected by law. Performance and qualifications are the only basis upon which we hire, assign, promote, compensate, develop and retain employees. - Chubb prohibits all unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation against any individual who reports discrimination or harassment. - -Work Locations -- -Jersey City - -Jersey City -07302 -Job -- -Operations & Customer Service -Travel -- -Yes, 25 % of the Time -Job Posting -- -Apr 2, 2022, 9:12:53 AM

Keywords: Chubb, Jersey City , Manager, Software Sourcing, IT / Software / Systems , Jersey City, New Jersey

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