Sr Manager, Software & Cloud Procurement job Reston Virginia
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Sr Manager, Software & Cloud Procurement Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8728500
Location: Reston, Virginia Date Posted: 6/11/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Information Technology
Job Code: 2019-40057

Job Description:

Strategic Development

  • Lead the development and manage the implementation of global sourcing strategies for assigned information technology and related services across the company

  • Partner with cross functional stakeholders to evaluate and implement strategic initiatives and tactics

  • Identify outsourceable services and develop accompanying business case, implement as approved

  • Identify cost savings and process improvement initiatives and develop and execute plans which reduce direct & indirect COGS

  • Create plans to address competitive gaps

Vendor Relationships Development and Management

  • Partner with IT Operations to select the company's product and service providers, and manage procurement to reduce operational costs

  • Experience with software supplier products & packaging such as Oracle, IBM, Dell, MIR3, Secureworks, Scout, Insight, lansweeper, Workday, e-Gain, etc, across security, applications, infrastructure optimization,

  • Maintain relationships with key vendors focused on creating value and growth

  • Improve the supply chain by reducing defects and driving efficiencies through regular meetings and attaining executive sponsorship where appropriate

  • Improve billing, audit and financial operations in partnership with MAXIMUS Finance, insure procurement & VM tools are accurate including asset data base

Bid Management

  • Obtain requests from internal organizations

  • Effectively conduct SOW creation, RFI, RFQ & RFP through award

  • Procure equipment from vendors worldwide

  • Manage reporting compliance surrounding competitive award process

  • Manage international acquisition RFI, RFQ & RFP requirement's for category

Manage tools use, content & and insure required documentation is available

  • Assist RFP's in flight with pricing to improve win probability

Contract Negotiation

  • Solicit, receive and analyze proposals, quotations, and submissions and select suppliers in accordance with corporate policies and legal compliance

  • Coordinate the negotiation and execution of contracts with the Legal and Contracts departments, with advanced ability to negotiate virtually all non-legal commercial terms

  • Manage payment terms and cost structure in contractual agreements

Risk Management & Process Improvement

  • Monitor day-to-day vendor risk management processes and procedures to ensure consistency with corporate policy

  • Maintain awareness of current market trends and conditions that may affect vendors and pricing and may have an operational or strategic impact on the company

  • Work closely with operations, product and audit and compliance teams to continuously improve MMS risk & compliance posture and process

  • Act upon gathered performance data and provide quarterly feedback to business partners to ensure quality


  • Assist in the development of internal monthly management reports


  • Bachelor's Degree, Masters preferred

  • 10 years' related work experience required, specifically in cost optimization opportunity analysis and advanced contract negotiation

  • Experience in strategic sourcing and supplier management processes with emphasis in IT outsourcing, systems emphasizing software and or hardware acquisition

  • Ability to manage and direct cross functional teams as well as direct reports

  • Experience in managing federal and state compliance requirements as it relates to procurement, supplier and asset management, and in tools adoption and implementation to enhance MMS posture therein

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is and Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Job Criteria:
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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
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Contact Information:
Contact Name: Maximus, Inc. Company Type:
Company: Maximus, Inc.

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