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Procurement Leader

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Teaneck, NJ

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Job Description:

Cognizant Technology Solutions is currently seeking a highly

skilled Director – Procurement (EAS Supply Chain Cloud Services)


experience in Ariba, Procurement and Client Management. Ability to work

independently and remotely, with willingness travel for client engagements as


Must Have


·   Bachelor’s Degree

·   Strong Project

Management and Delivery Skills

·   Must have experience

managing large complex projects with multiple vendors and stakeholders

·   Education

and Experience: BS and around Overall 12 /- years or equivalent

·   Subject

Matter expertise in - Procure to Pay, Contracts, Sourcing, Supplier Performance

Management, etc.

·   Should

have experience in leading strategic management consulting engagements

·   Should

also have a strong domain / functional knowledge on the procurement /

purchasing processes etc.

·   Should

have experience managing large teams and complex projects.

·   Should be

knowledgeable on Ariba, Fieldglass, Concur, Coupa  or other e-procurement


·   Very

strong skills required in overall solution and competency build

·   Ability

to interact with CXO.

·   Excellent

problem solving, written and verbal communication skills



Ability to learn quickly in a dynamic


Ability to take ownership of projects and

multi-task in a fast pace environment

Should have prior experience in solution &

competency build, pre-sales, client management activities.

Masters’ degree in technical or related field

Strong  knowledge and Integration

components for Ariba, FieldGlass, Concur, Coupa or other e-procurement


Job Roles /


Present Cognizant solutions to client.

Provide Quality Oversight to current engagements

Estimate and deliver work using Cognizant’s

delivery model. 

Ability to create and present solution design,

architecture diagrams / roadmaps, POCs to audience at multiple levels within

client organization and Cognizant.

Mentor junior resources using hands on examples

and proto-typing as necessary.

Will analyze and review technical architecture.

Ability to provide advice on best practices and

approaches to the team and the client.

Coordinate with SMEs / Business Analyst /

Business Operation team

Communicating the technical dependencies to the

concerned teams and establishing a coordination process for smooth

implementation of the individual components

Review technical design documentation and code


Liaison with client System Architect to review

overall solution approach and technical architecture

Ability to drive discussion with the key client

counter parts to derive and finalize technical solution.

Coordinate and lead offshore team to ensure

technical requirements are implemented based on agreed upon designed solution.

Travel up to 80%. 

About Cognizant

Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at

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Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

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Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 50 delivery centers worldwide and approximately 260, 200 employees as of December 31, 2016, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000 and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

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