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Commodity Manager II

Company: Modis
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

-- A Commodity Manager II job with a leading Technology Company located in Irvine CA is available courtesy of Modis Engineering.-- Will work with--various business stakeholders groups to identify and qualify new or existing capable suppliers, initiate requests for RFX's, advise requestors with respect to contract terms and conditions. Commodity Manger II job responsibilities include: * Conduct RFP and lead cross functional teams through the selection process of preferred suppliers with effective scoring criteria to critically evaluate supplier proposals in accordance with company policies. * Lead negotiations on General Procurement agreements, including, but not limited to, Master Agreements, Statements of Work, Change Orders balancing business deliverables, legal interests and pricing. * Conduct analysis on proposals for marketing and sales services in support of various business functions. * Analyze total costs, assist business functions with ROI analysis, price and rate benchmarking and negotiate favorable business terms to leverage the company's--purchasing power. * Provide global contract expertise for sourcing of Marketing products and services for various business units. * Working closely with the stakeholders to establish and execute the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) sourcing strategy, including should cost models, and change in process levers to reduce cost. * Develop Negotiation Plans and Strategies to optimize cost savings and avoidance opportunities. * Develop and share deep understanding and anticipate future developments in the areas of Procurement Policy, BU/Category strategies, as well as maintain strong working knowledge of Benchmark with peers and industry groups to maintain knowledge & continually build expertise to ensure continued robustness and evolution of strategy. * Develop, refine and implement category strategies and tactics that enable the procurement of marketing products and services to align with the Marketing business and deliver highest value Value Managment: * Add value by becoming the subject matter expert on--Marketing--categories/commodities and consulting internal clients on industry trends, benchmarking, and best practices Lead cross-functional meetings with various business functions and develop a communication strategy to keep internal clients informed about procurement processes, supplier strategy, and procurement policies. Supplier Management * Manage supplier relationships with focus on supply/contract and cost management. * Mediate supplier issues and resolve customer / supplier contract disputes if necessary. * Lead and participate in periodic business reviews with vendors to review performance and support mutually agreed upon improvement programs as required. * Develop supplier rationalization entitlements for each category. Contract Management * Evaluate processes and recommend improvements to standardize lifecycle contract and sourcing processes and systems. * Ensure pricing & deliverables as negotiated are included in the contract; coordinate comparison of proposals and final contract terms Act as liaison between Legal and the business Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with 3+ of experience in indirect strategic sourcing with a multi-national organization with an emphasis in marketing, agency and media procurement. * MBA or JD preferred Consulting experience a plus Contract Negotiation / Vendor Mgmt. / Influencing skills required Experience and expertise with sourcing & contracting ERP tools (SAP and/or Oracle) If you are interested in this Commodity Manager II job in Irvine CA, then please click APPLY NOW.-- If you have questions about this position, then please contact Chuck Oeland at (408) 472-8073 or at Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled-- -- Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabledTo read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Keywords: Modis, Irvine , Commodity Manager II, Executive , Irvine, California

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