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Lead Category Sourcing Manager, IT Services

Company: Stanley Black and Decker
Location: New Britain
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

94966BRTitle:Lead Category Sourcing Manager, IT ServicesBusiness:Corporate - Global Ops GSMState/Country/Province:ConnecticutNo. of Positions:1Job Description:Remote (Domestic US/work East Coast Hours)Make Your Mark. Shape Your Future.It takes great people to achieve greatness. People with a sense of purpose and integrity. People with a relentless pursuit of excellence. People who care about making things better For Those Who Make The World. Sound like you? Join our top-notch team of nearly 60,000 professionals globally who are making their mark on some of the worlds most beloved brands, including DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, CUB CADET, STANLEY and BLACK+DECKERWhat Youll DoAs a Lead Category Sourcing Manager, Reporting to the Sr. Manager IT Strategic Sourcing, the Lead Category Manager IT Services is a highly strategic role in the Global Indirect Supply Management team. To be successful in this role, this leader will drive the IT Services, Temp Labor and Consulting program journey for SBD in North America working with the goal of consolidating all spend into one globally managed category and services with a key strategic supplier(s) with a focus on high-speed execution. This role will work with multiple internal C-level executives, operations and supply chain leaders, plant managers, finance and communications leaders to institute significant change within the SBD to move to a 100% integrated model.This role will also be responsible for overseeing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) value creation for these categories through a combination of productivity, quality, innovation, service excellence, risk management and margin resiliency. You'll get to:

  • Develop and implement global sourcing strategies of IT Services subcategories delivering value against productivity, service, quality and Innovation
  • Conduct strategic spend analytics to identify opportunities for Value delivery
  • Responsible for managing the relationship and setting expectations with our Information Technology partner to direct the overall management of multiple company data centers and inter/intranet operations (Corporate Headquarter Buildings, Distribution centers, Plant sites, Office locations)
  • Supplier selection and negotiation process globally for all categories
  • Track performance within each applicable spend category and define budgetary impact
  • Build sustainable business partnerships with internal stakeholders and strategic suppliers
  • Keeps informed of market and industry trends/developments technical, risk, commercial, or otherwise as they relate to the different technology products available in the marketplaceWho You AreYou always strive to do a good jobbut wouldnt it be great if you could do your job and do a world of good? You care about quality at every level. You love to learn and grow and be acknowledged for your valuable contributions. Youre not intimidated by innovation. In fact, you embrace it. You also have:
    • A Bachelors degree. MBA preferred.
    • CPSM or ISM certification preferred.
    • 5 to 10 years of strategic sourcing with experience driving change within large globally dispersed matrixed organizations
    • 2 to 5+ years of IT Services (Temp Labor, Staff Augmentation, Consulting etc) specific category experience
    • Progressive views of the future of work and its impact on supporting a global dispersed IT infrastructure
    • Proven experience developing, selling and implementing category strategies in a matrixed large organization environment
    • Change leader - ability to adapt to changing conditions and identify creative solutions that add value, even when under pressure and/or when faced with complex ambiguous situations
    • Depth of experience in managing third party outsource relationships and identifying when to insource/outsource
    • Demonstrated ability to manage complex commercial and contractual (incl. understanding of key contract clauses) negotiations and ongoing supplier performance management/scorecards.
    • Experience in advanced sourcing techniques and tools, and supplier management
    • Proficiency in conducting market analysis, cost modeling and financial risk management
    • Strong positive attitude and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate, connect, collaborate, and desire to delight stakeholders with excellent service at all levels, particularly at the C-level, VP and Director levels
    • Influencing without direct authority while being comfortable with conflict of opinions with a demonstrated track record of positive and constructive outcomes
    • Ability to be a self-starter, someone whos not afraid to ruthlessly prioritize, and multi-task effectively
    • Must be able to travel 10% of the time.What Youll ReceiveYoull receive a competitive salary and a great benefits plan:
      • Medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid time off and tuition reimbursement.
      • Discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and other partner programs.Ho w Youll FeelWe want our company to be a place youll want to be and stay. Being part of our team means youll get to:
        • Grow: Be part of our global company with 20+ brands to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
        • Learn: Have access to a wealth of learning resources, including our Lean Academy, Coursera and online university.
        • Belong: Experience an awesome place to work, where we have mutual respect and a great appreciation for diversity, equity and inclusion.
        • Give Back: Help us continue to make positive changes locally and globally through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.Whats more, youll get that pride that comes from empowering makers, doers, protectors and everyday heroes all over the world. Were more than the #1 tools company. More than a driving force in outdoor power equipment. More than a global leader in industrial. Were visionaries and innovators. As successful as weve been in the past, we have so much further to go. Thats where you come in. Join us!#LI-SZ1#LI-RemoteAll qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or any other protected characteristic.Requisition Number:94966BRFunction:PurchasingCity:New BritainFLSA (For US Only):ExemptRegion:USAEEO Statement:All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or any other protected characteristic.Featured Category on SBD Careers:Supply Management & OperationsShow Virtual Roles:Virtual

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