IT Procurement Manager

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LOCATION: Katy, Texas

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FLEXIBILITY: Hybrid/Onsite

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SALARY: $0 - $130,000

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POSTED: January 22, 2024

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JOB TYPE: Direct Hire

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JOB ID: 27884

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Compensation: $130,000 + Bonus
Onsite, Katy, TX
IT Procurement Manager

INCEED is partnered with a thriving retail company on an IT Procurement Manager opportunity. This individual will oversee the acquisition of all IT-related goods and services within our organization. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in contract negotiation, vendor management, and strategic sourcing within the IT domain. They will be responsible for ensuring cost-effective procurement processes while maintaining high-quality standards for all IT-related acquisitions.

Responsibilities:

  • Vendor Management and Contract Negotiation:

    • Identify, evaluate, and negotiate contracts with software, network, and hardware vendors to secure favorable terms and pricing.
    • Manage vendor relationships, ensuring adherence to contract terms and service level agreements.
    • Continuously evaluate vendor performance and seek opportunities to optimize costs without compromising quality.
  • Licensing Renewals and Compliance:

    • Monitor and manage IT licensing renewals to ensure compliance with legal and organizational requirements.
    • Develop and maintain a comprehensive licensing inventory, tracking renewals and expiration dates.
  • Strategic IT Sourcing:

    • Lead the sourcing process for software, network, and hardware acquisitions.
    • Conduct market research to identify potential vendors, evaluate their offerings, and recommend suitable solutions to meet business needs.
    • Collaborate with IT and other relevant departments to understand their requirements and align procurement strategies accordingly.
  • Management of IT Projects with Significant Budgets:

    • Oversee IT projects with budgets exceeding $100,000, ensuring procurement activities align with project goals and budget constraints.
    • Collaborate with project managers and stakeholders to define procurement needs, timelines, and resource requirements.
  • Cost Optimization and Process Improvement:

    • Develop and implement strategies to optimize procurement costs while maintaining high-quality standards.
    • Identify opportunities for process improvements within the procurement lifecycle to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, IT Management, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • Proven experience, at least 5 years in IT procurement, contract negotiation, and vendor management.
  • Strong understanding of IT infrastructure, software licensing models, and emerging technologies.
  • Experience managing IT projects with significant budgets ($100k+).
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in procurement software/tools and MS Office Suite.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Nice to Have Skills & Experience:

  • retail or ecommerce experience would be preferred
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Perks & Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans for employee + family
  • PTO and paid holidays
  • Onsite Gym for all full time employees open 7 days a week
  • Employee stock purchase plans

Other Information:

  • This role is located onsite in Katy, TX
  • This company allows for 1/2 days every Friday

If you are interested in learning more about the IT Procurement Manager opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration. Our client is unable to provide sponsorship at this time.

We are Inceed, a staffing and direct placement firm who believes in the possibility of something better. Our mission is simple: We’re here to help every person, whether client, candidate, or employee, find and secure what’s better for them.

Inceed is an equal opportunity employer. Inceed prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 

 
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