●Your key responsibilities
The Technology Sourcing Assistant Director reports into a Technology Sourcing Leader within the Technology Sourcing team and is responsible for sourcing stategy and execution, customer engagement and experience, and vendor management in line with the Global Procurement Policy and processes.
The role of the Technology Sourcing Assistant Director may include:
Responsibility as a senior individual contributor on a Client Technology Sourcing team aligned to one or more service lines as well as client serving business units.
Act as an individual contributor and and trusted business advisor - managing multiple complex transactions directly or indirectly and working closely with senior stakeholders to deliver successful results.
Working closely with risk management business partners to minimize contractual risks to the firm whilst demonstrating year on year improvement in value for money.
Partnering with GCO (legal) to lead key negotiations and reporting on the quantitative and brand value delivered.
Effectively build a pipeline of deals and develop the appropriate resourcing plans.
Supporting improvement in processes, policy, systems, management information and reporting.
Successfully leading negotiations for global and regional deals meeting the timelines, scope, and requirements agreed with key stakeholders.
Working with senior and Service Line stakeholders to help develop a category strategy which supports the overall global technology strategy.
Supporting the broader Technology Sourcing team and local Client Technology Sourcing team in the delivery and management of procurement activities may include the following activities:
Manage full lifecycle of contracts for assigned programs of work and key suppliers
Pro-actively manage contract and license renewals
Build and foster collaborative working relationships with our technology section and other internal business partners
Supporting and leading stakeholders through the Onboarding of Technology Goods and Services end- to-end process.
Socialization and facilitation of the Technology Sourcing policy and processes, ensuring that the project team and stakeholders understand the value of the policy and adhere to it accordingly
Timely and frequent submission of management information, including project status and savings reporting
Support for the Client Technology Sourcing team in developing a strategy which adheres to the overall global technology strategy while supporting local engagements as well
Facilitation of any needed market research to identify potential suppliers, ensure competitive pricing and terms, etc.