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Alpharetta, Georgia

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Overall Purpose: Responsible for Vendor Management and Sourcing technical products and services in technical organizations such as IT, Network, or CTO. Must have a strong technical background and knowledge of the organization (technology, processes, procedures, tools, applications, systems, etc.) and technical providers (such as technology companies, service providers, contractor suppliers, outsourcing and offshoring, etc.) coupled with a strong business background in vendor management, contract management, governance, compliance, service level management, security, financial management, project management, asset management, etc.

Key Roles and Responsibilities: Vendor and Contract Management includes gathering technical requirements, identifying and analyzing sourcing vendors and options, providing financial analysis and recommendations for vendor selection, supporting contract negotiations as a liaison with Supply Chain, Asset Lifecycle Management, and Legal, oversee contract governance and service level management, quality assurance, audit and compliance management with vendors, productivity management of vendor performance, etc. Provides support in the area of strategic roadmap review from an internal technology aspect coupled with Vendor Technology Roadmaps, reviewing best practice, understanding current and future trends in technology (hardware, software, licensing, sourcing, etc.), and formulating strategies to rationalize vendors and products in order to focus investment towards strategic solutions. Manage overall security compliance and procedures between the company and vendors for security standards, including physical, network and data security. Responsible for vendor financial management including preparation/evaluation of RFPs (Request for Proposal), business case management, research, analysis, contract level financial analysis, benchmarking, compliance, service level financial penalties, authorization and process monthly payments/accruals, and ongoing financial analysis of cost vs. benefit of contracts. Also responsible for vendor access management, connectivity, on-boarding, off-boarding, service escalations, business continuity, disaster recovery, offshore eligibility, transition management analysis and support, executive coordination and communications, data management and analysis, reporting and metrics, etc.

Education: Bachelor’s of Science in Information Systems Technology, Computer Science or Engineering preferred. Experience: Typically requires 5-8 years’ experience. Technical Career Pathway (TCP) role. Supervisory: No





Job ID 2154764 Date posted 11/29/2021
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