1) Manage the IT procurement process including competitive procurements, negotiations of agreements, on-going contract administration and vendor relationship management
2) Act as a resource to University faculty and staff with regard to purchases of software, equipment and services
3) Negotiate, manage and administer commercial contracts in accordance with University policies and procedures, federal, state and local laws and regulations and best business practices
4) Perform contract administration to include resolution of post-award issues, execution of amendments, monitoring of supplier performance, and contract deliverables
5) Lead and manage RFx (e.g. Request for Proposal, Request for Information, Request for Quote) process, including project management, development of RFx, negotiations and award process
1) Proven ability to analyze and identify risk, redline and negotiate complex vendor agreements
2) Knowledge of standard legal and insurance concepts, practices, and procedures related to commercial transactions
3) Experience interpreting and summarizing contractual terms for clients, such as license rights, product entitlements, intellectual property, and use restrictions
4) Negotiate and contract with key suppliers such as as IBM, Cisco, Network Appliance, Oracle, and Microsoft
5) Strong process management, organizational and effective time management skills
6) Excellent oral and written communication
7) Exceptional analytical, organizational and follow up skills
8) Outstanding interpersonal skills
9) Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
10) Self-motivated and problem solve
11) Exercise independent judgment
12) Produce high quality of work
1) Bachelorâ™s degree
2) Advanced degree
1) Minimum five years of relevant progressive experience in the field of procurement contract negotiation and management
2) Experience within a IT procurement environment
1) Certified Purchasing Manager
2) Certified Professional in Supply Management
2) Cover Letter
3) Reference Contact Information (3)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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