Competitive Sourcing Lead

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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COMPETITIVE SOURCING LEAD, Office of the Vice President for Finance (VPF)-Strategic Sourcing Team, to exclusively support MIT’s Business and Digital Transformation Office (BDTO) in their procurement needs.  Will develop sourcing strategies for the BDTO, including software, IT applications, implementation partners, design partners, and more; lead major sourcing (RFx) projects, engage in complex spend and cost analysis, negotiate business terms of third-party vendor deals, and manage a sizeable spend within the BDTO; facilitate and lead cross-functional teams in support of sourcing projects; and manage competitions of varying complexity and facilitate the evaluation process.

VPF posts full job descriptions here

Job Requirements:

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least four years of relevant competitive sourcing and solicitation experience, preferably in higher education, government, or a corporate environment; demonstrated track record of facilitating and executing successful sourcing initiatives and competitive solicitations in a highly dynamic and fast paced environment; excellent negotiation skills and procurement category management experience (including software, hardware, SaaS, cloud, and professional services); strong interpersonal communication skills for building relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers at all levels; ability to work collaboratively with individuals and groups with a wide variety of backgrounds and organizational levels, incorporate their ideas, adapt to their needs, and form a consensus; and professional knowledge of and experience with the principles, practices, and trends of procurement policies, applicable laws, and competitive solicitation practices. PREFERRED: master’s degree, working knowledge of Coupa, and a certified professional in supply management (CPSM) license.  Job #23886-10

Salary range: $100,000 – 120,000

This is a two year term position




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