- Job date: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 08:48:26 GMT
- Expected salary: $65000 – 80000 per year
- Job title: Technology Buyer
- Company: Michael Page
- Location: Chicago, IL
MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants. *Description* * Development of strategy and approach, compiling scope of work and other requirements, drafting the RFx, evaluation of the vendor proposals, and negotiation of final business terms * Present analysis–both qualitative and quantitative–to Procurement leadership and key stakeholders prior to obtaining approval to award business * Organize and lead meetings with both internal stakeholders and external vendor partners * Collaborate with internal partners (i.e. Business Owners, Risk Management, Contracts, Legal, etc) to mitigate risk by ensuring all sourcing events executed are in full agreement with corporate policies and procedures * Research market and pricing data to develop analytics to support negotiation strategies and justify award decisions * Build Sourcing project pipeline by reviewing expiring contracts, tracking and analyzing supplier spend, and presenting recommendations to Sourcing leadership * Effectively communicate and demonstrate Strategic Sourcing’s value proposition with the vendor selection process to internal stakeholders * 1-5 years of strategic sourcing or procurement experience * 1+ years of IT procurement experience * Bachelor’s degree in applicable field * Strong analytical skills within Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, macro familiarity, etc.) * Demonstrated success managing a strategic sourcing project My client is a global leader in the FinTech space with amazing benefits and unparalleled industry stability. Currently they are working remotely due to COVID and anticipate a return to the downtown Chicago office some time next year. My client offers stellar benefits including far above average PTO, tuition reimbursement, profit-sharing, and more.The target compensation for the Technology Buyer is between $65,000 and $80,000 base salary commensurate with candidate experience plus 10% bonus and other benefits including tuition reimbursement and generous PTO.