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IT Sourcing Manager
Ref No.: 17-02330
Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
IT Sourcing Manager
Eden Prairie, MN
4 Months

Description:

Job Overview:

IT Sourcing Manager contractor role responsible for negotiating IT agreements. Required skills include software and hardware sourcing experience, negotiation experience managing multiple projects at one time, contract experience understanding terms and conditions and the ability to effectively negotiate acceptable terms and conditions while partnering with our internal legal representatives. Financial astute to understand and model various alternative approaches and positions to negotiate the most cost effective and optimal business solution.

DELIVERABLES: (Summary of high-level tasks for this engagement)
  • Meet with technical clients
  • Establish technical requirements from client
  • Identify all possible alternative solutions
  • Research vendors
  • Complete and submit RFP (request for proposal) as needed
  • Present RFP results to clients, lead scoring process
  • Negotiate across viable solutions that meet established requirements
  • Communicate to clients the financial summary and technical issues relative to the requirements
  • Partner with the legal team to negotiate an effective contract
  • Maintain a fair and competitive negotiation process

Skills / Experience
  • IT Contract Negotiation skills
  • Ability to lead a completion of an RFP using a template provided
  • Ability to model and score RFP's
  • Ability to create a negotiation strategy
  • Negotiation skills
  • Contract terms knowledge
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to use Excel