IT Vendor Manager

  • Progressive
  • 34001 Cedar Rd, Gates Mills, OH 44040, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

As an IT Vendor Manager on our Strategic Sourcing team, you'll source, develop, and manage strategic IT supplier relationships with major vendors. You'll negotiate and execute complex, high-value contracts for capital equipment, software and services in support of internal business customers and IT stakeholders. In addition, you'll collaborate with cross-functional groups and platforms within our company including executive management.Must-have Qualifications* Bachelor's Degree or higher in a business or IT related discipline (e.g., MIS, Business Management) and a minimum of six years of experience in business, sourcing and/or developing and maintaining vendor relationships.* In lieu of a degree, a minimum of eight years related work experience as mentioned in above bullet may be accepted.Preferred skills* Vast experience with managing major vendor Enterprise Licensing Agreements, Transformational Licensing Agreements, Open Infrastructure Offerings, and Scope of Work agreements* Thorough knowledge and use of tools for sourcing major IT suppliers and vendors* Experience with assembling and presenting executive level data and information to senior management with vendor selection* Proven ability to manage projects, resolve issues, build relationships, and collaborate with contract negotiators to help improve contracts/agreementsBenefits* Gainshare bonus up to 30% of your eligible earnings; Progressive rewards each of us with an annual bonus based on company performance* 401k with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 6%* Diverse, inclusive and welcoming culture with Employee Resource Groups* Career development and tuition assistance* Onsite gym and healthcare at large locations* Wellness?programs to help you maintain a better quality of life* Medical, dental and vision,?including free preventive careSponsorship for work authorization for foreign national candidates is not available for this position.Equal Opportunity Employer
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