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Lead IT Sourcing Consultant

Company: Principal
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Further your career today as a Lead IT Sourcing Consultant! Our consultants negotiate strategic IT contracts to solve hard problems in ways that benefit our customers yet work for our business. You will be part of the Global Sourcing team who are passionate about providing the most value to our business partners! -As an IT Sourcing Consultant, you'll help us transform the way our teams deliver value to our business partners. We are seeking highly motivated IT Sourcing professionals who can encourage innovative solutions that bring value to the enterprise. -You will work closely with key stakeholders to develop effective negotiation and cost reduction strategies, -through dynamic requirements that are tied to strategic level business and information technology objectives.Your day could look like this:

  • Coach and influence internal and external leaders and teams to promote best practices in category management and achieve business results
  • Develop sourcing initiative strategy according to the total cost of ownership model, internal data and market intelligence
  • Collaborate with internal leaders to develop procurement requirements Direct and execute on all aspects of strategic sourcing for medium-to-high complexity (dollar and risk) third-party needs, through negotiation of master license, cloud and services agreements as well as transaction agreements for IT purchases.
  • Lead supply & demand planning, supplier selection, and contract review and negotiation
  • Support audit compliance and risk management efforts
    • Bachelor's degree required, supply chain management or other business degree preferred.
    • 10+ years of related experience required.
    • -Experience in Information Technology Sourcing with experience in Hardware (Desktop, Server, Storage, Mainframe), Software, Systems Integration, Telecom, Web Services (Cloud Computing), or Business (Financial Services) Technology category strongly preferred.
    • Must have the desire to learn about Market Intelligence & Analytics within the Technology area.
    • Proven ability to engage with engineers, designers, and company leaders in a constructive and collaborative relationship.
    • Experience in Demand/ Supply Planning and Spend Analysis/ Supply Chain Mapping preferred.
    • Aptitude for solving complex problems and challenging/influencing stakeholders.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills are vitalSalary ranges below reflect targeted base salaries. Non-sales positions have the opportunity to participate in a bonus program. Sales positions are eligible for sales incentives, and in some instances a bonus plan, whereby total compensation may far exceed base salary depending on individual performance. Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer.$116000 - $162000 / yearWork Environments -This role offers the ability for in-office, hybrid (blending both office and remote work in a typical workweek), and remote work arrangements. You'll work with your leader to determine which option may align best based on several factors. - -Work Authorization/Sponsorship At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any type of immigration sponsorship (additional work authorization or permanent work authorization) now or in the future to work in the United States? This includes, but IS NOT LIMITED TO: F1-OPT, F1-CPT, H-1B, TN, L-1, J-1, etc. For additional information around work authorization needs please use the following links. -and -Investment Code of Ethics For Principal Global Investors positions, you'll need to follow an Investment Code of Ethics related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.Experience Principal While our expertise spans the globe, we're bound by one common purpose: to foster a world where financial security is accessible to all. And our success depends on the unique experiences, backgrounds, and talents of our employees - individually and all of us together. Explore our , and why to grow your career.Principal is an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. - -#LI-MT1#LI-Remote

Keywords: Principal, Des Moines , Lead IT Sourcing Consultant, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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