Strategic Sourcing Manager - COLO, Circuits and R&D

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Company 

Work matters. It’s where we spend a third of our lives. And the workplace of the future is going to be a great place. We’re dedicated to bringing that to life for people everywhere. That’s why we put people at the heart of everything we do.

 

People matter. Our people have a passion for learning, building, and innovating. Whether you’re an engineer, a sales professional, a finance professional, or anything in-between, our roles aim to provide each person with meaningful impact and plenty of space to grow.  

 

Role 

The scope of Strategic Sourcing Manager is to build strong relationships with their internal business units and drive enterprise-wide sourcing, category management, contract negotiation and delivery of technology related spend categories. Provide subject matter expertise and strategic guidance within the infrastructure and security categories; manage and execute appropriate sourcing process and procedures. This role provides leadership and direction in support of the IT department for Strategic Sourcing.

 

What you get to do in this role:

  • Conducts supplier analysis, evaluates potential suppliers, and support the overall supplier qualification process, develops and create sourcing plans, requests for proposal, and other sourcing documents, evaluates and recommends purchasing and sourcing decision to management.
  • Review spend analysis, assess and prioritize opportunities
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal results
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
  • Actively seek out industry knowledge through research, trade shows, conferences and online training, establishing yourself as a trusted advisor

 

To be successful in this role, we need someone who has:

  • In-depth knowledge and familiarity with the global COLO and Network Circuit landscape
  • First-class professional and interpersonal communication skills for collaboration with diverse internal and external resources and groups
  • Excellent organization and time management skills to oversee simultaneously occurring projects, tasks and deadlines.
  • Expert knowledge of office productivity, word-processing and various other computer-based or online website proposal software. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of RFP process and standard business practices and procedures.
  • Both strategic and tactical sourcing experience
  • Ability to articulate (category) strategies
  • Solid judgment and ability to make good decisions
  • Comfortable negotiating and networking
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
  • Ability to work independently
  • Can-do mentality

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at [email protected] for assistance.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • HBaseDatabases
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

We’re on the edge of Lake Washington at Carillon Point in Kirkland. Right now, we're physically distanced but trying to stay socially connected!

An Insider's view of ServiceNow

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What are some things you learned at the company?

Our purpose is empowering. The company's putting a lot into the culture, the employees - they're investing in us.

Marina

Creative director

What is your vision for the company?

Amazing products that create great employee and customer experiences and make work, work better, is our passion.

CJ

Chief product officer

What is your vision for the company?

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What are ServiceNow Perks + Benefits

ServiceNow Benefits Overview

We make work better for people—including our own. From work environments that help us do our best work, to benefits and a culture that encourage employees to stay healthy, happy, engaged, and growing, we keep our people at the center of everything we do.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Through our #GivingAtNow program, our Kirkland offices schedules volunteer opportunities throughout the year.
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Purchase company stock at a 15% discount semi-annually
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Work remotely on occasion as needed.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
ServiceNow offers unlimited paid vacation time starting at Day 1.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 20 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
On-site!
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Pre-tax contribution plan for commuter expenses.
Company Outings
Site social activities periodically
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Lunch provided every Friday!
Happy Hours
Steps away from awesome restaurants and bars.
Parking
Free parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
LinkedIn Learning access, numerous internal training programs, conference attendance options.
Tuition Reimbursement
Up to $5,250 reimbursed annually for qualified expenses
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $5000 annualy for continuing education.
Online course subscriptions available
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