Susquehanna International Group, LLP

Technology Procurement Manager

Philadelphia Area
Requisition ID
2017-3342
Experience Level
Experienced
Job Categories
Technology

Overview

SIG is seeking a Technology Procurement Manager to join a team focused on developing & implementing procurement strategies that cross every facet of technology at SIG.  Your role will span initial deal analysis through market evaluation and contract implementation including analyzing current vendor spend and deliveries.  This analysis will be leveraged as you interface with internal technical teams directly tp provide insight to them regarding the goods and services their teams are utilizing, including insight into the future direction of what existing vendors, and those newer to the market and/or our consideration, are producing.

 

You will have the opportunity to build relationships with both existing and new vendors to understand their current product portfolios as well as future product directions for their usability and impact within the firm.  All of this, including your insight into overall vendor performance and market trends, will be instrumental in the analysis and recommendations you provide to your internal client groups as well as the senior management team.  Through your efforts, you will also have an opportunity to seek out implement improvements to our technology procurement processes to increase overall efficiency and transparency.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Manage all aspects of technology procurement deals including overall deal analysis and determination of the financial and operational value to the firm
  • Develop negotiation strategy and appropriate deal structure, including conducting market surveys of alternative solutions
  • Analyze and negotiate maintenance renewal contracts
  • Establish relationships with vendors and their competitors in order to obtain additional value beyond the exchange of goods and services
  • Engage vendors to augment and validate our strategies and approaches as well as to provide insights into future product directions
  • Serve as central point of contact for issues with vendors’ services, product quality and speed of execution
  • Act as the central point of entry for vendors who have large product portfolios that span multiple teams within SIG
  • Generate and analyze reports on procurement trends and future expenditures

What we’re looking for

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a vendor management/analysis or similar role including experience with contract negotiations in an enterprise technology environment required
  • Previous experience working with large technology vendors (hardware and software) required
  • Effective negotiation skills and knowledge of closing techniques required
  • Must possess a solid understanding of information technology as well as experience with software licensing and hardware procurement
  • In depth understanding of the technical environment and available technology as well as the knowledge of business and technical domains supported required
  • Bachelor’s degree required 

We don’t post salary ranges externally so any salary estimate you see listed online was not provided by SIG and may not be accurate. 


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