BMC Software, Inc.
Description The Global Sourcing Manager (GSM) will manage the sourcing of goods and services required for BMC Software's ongoing business operations, which can include software, computer-related hardware, professional services, contract labor, support services, and other indirect category spend. The incumbent will work collaboratively with internal stakeholders and BMC suppliers to manage the full spectrum of the procurement cycle. The GSM will act with a regional or global scope.The Global Sourcing Manager will provide leadership in creating, maintaining, and managing the interaction between BMC business lines, existing and proposed suppliers primarily focused on the sourcing of goods and services regionally\/globally. The GSM facilitates at a strategic level the ongoing working relationships between Global Procurement and respective teams.\u00a0The GSM establishes and maintains complex-working relationships that leverage BMC's position in obtaining optimum pricing and terms that maximize return on investment (ROI) and minimize total cost of ownership (TCO) to BMC. He or she will create and maintain benchmarks, best practices, policies, and procedures used to manage the procurement cycle for the categories supported. The GSM will regularly interact with executives both within BMC and in negotiations with suppliers.*LI-MG1#veteran Qualifications Job Requirements & Responsibilities:\u00a0\u2022In-depth knowledge of managed Category\u2019s providers and product offerings.\u2022Comprehensive understanding of best-in-class procurement processes (category management, benchmarking, sourcing, contracting, negotiation, etc.)\u2022Advanced negotiation skills to drive savings, avoidance, and recovery for BMC \u2013 achieving substantial cost savings through negotiations, competitive sourcing, and supplier rationalization\u2022Researches solutions and best of breed providers using available resources (industry analysts, procurement organization reference materials, etc.)\u2022Conducts & manages process of RFX (Requests for information, quote, and proposal) in partnership with support organizations\u2022Establishes communication and collaboration channels with BMC business units and evangelizes BMC Procurement policies, processes and best practices\u2022Serves as trusted advisor to stakeholders in offering improvements for supplier relationships and business operations\u2022Prepares and holds business reviews with stakeholders to review and continuously improve supplier performance using supplier performance management (SPM) principles\u2022Advanced knowledge of contract terms and conditions and information security best practices\u2022Implement supply and supplier risk management actions\u00a0\u2022Demonstrate leadership ability in cross-functional interaction with suppliers and BMC teams focused on creating value for the business\u2022Advanced analytical skills including the ability to synthesize, distill and draw conclusions on large amounts of data\u2022Exceptional attention to detail and ability to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment\u2022Ability to influence and steer highly ethical process with business partners and suppliers\u00a0Experience:\u00a0\u20227-10 years\u2019 progressive experience in a Supply Chain\/Procurement role for a multi-national organization managing a portfolio of $25M \u2022Advanced knowledge of Indirect Spend categories (Consulting, IT, Marketing, HR, Facilities, etc.)\u2022Track record of effective tactical and strategic negotiations\u00a0Education:\u2022Bachelors in Business Supply Chain, Accounting, or Finance, MA\/MBA a plus\u2022Professional certifications (CPSM, etc.) are a plus but not a requirementIt is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors. Travel :No
BMC Software, Inc.
Website : http://www.bmc.com
BMC Software helps leading companies around the world put technology at the forefront of business transformation, improving the delivery and consumption of digital services. From mainframe to cloud to mobile, BMC delivers innovative IT management solutions that have enabled more than 15,000 customers to leverage complex technology into extraordinary business performance—increasing their agility and exceeding anything they previously thought possible.