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Senior Manager

Company: Keurig Dr Pepper
Location: Frisco
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Overview:Senior IT Procurement Manager-Role is based in Frisco, TX (***Relocation assistance is available.***)The Senior IT Procurement Manager will define and, upon approval, implement sourcing strategies for thesubcategory portfolio they manage and will work on delivering cost reductions for spend areas such as software,hardware, professional services, managed services, networking and telecommunications. The individual willprovide project management oversight of the RFx process including, but not limited to, the development of therequirements (where appropriate) , drafting RFP documents, facilitation of team meetings and vendor sessions,negotiation of terms and pricing with the vendors, and ultimately execution of a Supplier Agreement. In addition,the Senior Procurement Manager will manage and lead Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) activities forstrategic suppliers to drive continuous improvement, resolve complex supply issues, and coordinate newopportunities of mutual benefit to all parties.Primary activities for this position include:Category management for IT spend, RFx development, competitive bid analysis, contract development and negotiations, and strategic supplier on-going management.Optimization of internal sourcing processes, work flows and interfaces in effort to reduce time of delivery and costs in support of IT objectives and industry best practices.Success driven by building strong relationships with internal business partners while developing and implementing procurement strategies to meet the business needs.Result focused and delivering value and competitive advantage to the IT business as measured by customer satisfaction, project execution, value improvement, innovation, and other areas as applicable.#IND1Requirements:--- Bachelor's degree in computer science, finance, statistics, project management, business or related field.--- Minimum Qualifications 8 years of Sourcing Experience in IT spend categories.--- Demonstrated experience working strategically and with a high level of experience in project management,change and category management--- Ability to work successfully in a team environment--- Proficient in Microsoft Office, and sourcing tools such as Ariba, proven negotiation and supplier managementskills. Strong analytical capabilities (data analysis and benchmarking IT)--- Excellent communication, persuasion, and organizational skills. Comfortable presenting to seniorleadership.--- Ability to manage several projects while ensuring deliverables are fully met on time, including those morecomplex and involved projects.--- Conduct market intelligence activities that include industry trends, suppliers and best practices.--- Ability to establish and maintain effective business partner relationships at higher levels within the organization.--- Lead cross functional teams in a collaborative manner to drive successful outcomes involving senior levelpersonnel and /or highly visible projects.--- Creation of project plans including an understanding of potential dependencies as well as critical path elements.--- Ability to perform pricing analysis and evaluations of total cost of ownership.--- Ability to identify risk areas associated with sourcing strategies across multiple factors including: single/ sole sourced goods/services, financial, inflationary, etc.--- Strong understanding of contract law and regulations as they relate to IT Products and services.--- Strong knowledge of the multiple facets of negotiations, including the ability to construct negotiation plans that extend beyond price and that include legal and business contractual terms and SLAs.--- Ability to lead Suppler Relationship Management for the IT category that includes leading Quarterly Business Review meetings, creation of scorecards that effectively monitor vendor's performance, and defining continuous improvement opportunities to drive additional value from the partnership.--- Coach, mentor and develop IT Procurement colleagues.Company Overview & EEO Statement:Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE: KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. Formed in 2018 with the merger of Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, we have leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and we market the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. We have an unrivaled distribution system that enables our portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig -, Dr Pepper -, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters -, Canada Dry -, Snapple -, Bai -, Mott's - and The Original Donut Shop -. We have more than 25,000 employees and more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/ Females/ Protected Veterans/ Disabled.

Keywords: Keurig Dr Pepper, Dallas , Senior Manager, Executive , Frisco, Texas

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