WestRock IT Sourcing Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

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IT Sourcing Manager - Atlanta, GA

1000 Abernathy Rd, NE

Atlanta, Georgia, 30328

United States

This position requires proven experience in managing the IT (Hardware, Software, related maintenance services) and Telecom sourcing process. The responsibilities of the IT Sourcing Manager include determining IT sourcing strategies, being accountable for driving and delivering favorable contract (terms and conditions) terms, leading negotiations and maintaining a high volume of projects. Lastly, the IT Sourcing Manager will maintain strong working relationships with internal teams, engage IT stakeholders to facilitate effective communication and provide superior customer service.

HOW YOU WILL IMPACT WESTROCK

Negotiate contracts related to service, price, and delivery of IT and Telecom categories

Key participant in cross-organizational and cross-functional teams in applying and improving the strategic sourcing process

Demonstrate the ability to understand and evaluate alternatives and successfully manage through the change-management process

Works to understand and improve current processes

Identifies and establishes strong business relationships with stakeholders and business owners impacted or involved

Ensures a collaborative process to maximize cross-organizational and cross-category opportunities

Investigates and validates category spend and size/scope of opportunity

Manages the contracting process including amendments, extensions, terminations, renewals, and new agreements

Responsible for the evaluation and selection of new sources and supplier capabilities

Develop, coordinate and manage supplier business relationships

Provide superior and proactive customer service to internal customers

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

Minimum five-years IT sourcing experience

BS/BA preferred, MBA/C.P.M. or supply chain degree a plus

Supplier negotiation and management, primarily for technology categories

Proven contract negotiation skills

Proven category/market analysis

Cost/benefit analysis

Business Acumen

Proven ability to communicate across multiple levels of the organization

Creative thought process

Experience in e-sourcing toolsets

Ability to embrace WestRock’s core values of safety, integrity, respect for the individual and environmental stewardship

Approximately 20% travel required (to/from Richmond and Atlanta)

_ WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. _

Key participant incross-organizationalandcross-functionalteams in applying and improving the strategic sourcing processDemonstrate theabilityto understand and evaluate alternatives and successfully manage through the change-management processWorks to understand and improve current processesIdentifies and establishes strong business relationships with stakeholders and business owners impacted or involvedEnsures a collaborative process to maximize cross-organizational and cross-category opportunitiesInvestigates and validates category spend and size/scope of opportunityManages the contracting processincludingamendments, extensions, terminations, renewals, and new agreementsResponsible for the evaluation and selection of new sources and supplier capabilitiesDevelop, coordinate and manage supplier business relationshipsProvide superior and proactive customer service to internal customersWHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEEDMinimum five-years IT sourcing experienceBS/BA preferred, MBA/C.P.M. or supply chain degree a plusSupplier negotiation and management, primarily for technology categoriesProven contract negotiation skillsProvencategory/marketanalysisCost/benefit analysisBusiness AcumenProven ability to communicate across multiple levels of the organizationCreative thought processExperience in e-sourcing toolsetsAbility to embraceWestRock’score values of safety, integrity, respect for the individual and environmental stewardshipApproximately 20% travel required (to/from Richmond and Atlanta)WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

IT Sourcing Manager

Georgia-Atlanta

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