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Global Sourcing Manager, IT
Control global IT Spend, influence and affect change on a global level
Partner closely with CIO on all technology strategy and deployment
About Our Client
Our client is one the largest manufacturing and industrial companies based in the greater Chicago area. They have knack for acquiring well-performing companies and turning them into top of the line businesses in their industry. With a heavy focus on developing their people to be the best, they have become a strong employer of choice for all professionals looking to expand their career.
The Global Sourcing Manager for IT will be a critical member of a newly create shared services team that covers all group companies on a global scale. As part of the consolidation of the IT Procurement function, the Global Sourcing Manager will be heavily relied on for all contract negotiations for Hardware, Software, Telecoms, IT Services and Network categories making up more than $120M in spend. They will manage one to two people within their group and be responsible for all training and development areas. Equally, the Global Sourcing Manager, IT will be part of the IT Leadership team, partner closely with CIO of the business and act as a second in command for both the CIO and VP of Procurement. Therefore the position will need to gain a strong understanding of all group companies across the globe, and how IT can add value to their business.
The Successful Applicant
The Global Sourcing Manager will have over 10 years experience sourcing IT services, telecom, hardware and software categories within multinational companies. They will have been within a leadership role for the last 5 years and have a measurable track record in working with global stakeholders on their IT needs. The Global Sourcing Manager will have strong experience creating and establishing metrics and performance standards for vendors within all IT categories.
What's on Offer
You will not find many roles in Chicago with this scale and exposure within IT Procurement. For all those looking to take that next level within their procurement career, apply now.