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NTT Global Sourcing is expanding their team in Guadalajara, ME. We are looking for a Sr. IT Category Manager.
Management level definitions
Responsible for operational success, strategic alignment and integration of activities between various NTT Operating Companies for all matters related to global sourcing and supply chain management.
Fully accountable for the success of IT supply chain function within the NTT Global Sourcing organization. Own a significant number of measurable functional, operational and strategic goals or priorities directly related to the role.
Assume responsibility for the successful implementation of business plans, procurement applications and processes, and savings objectives related to supply chain management of IT and related services across NTT Operating Companies, NTT accounts and delivery organizations globally.
Supports and helps implement the over-arching strategy across NTT’s multi-billion annual spend in Hardware, Software and related services to ensure alignment with the overall NTT Global Sourcing objectives, as well as broader NTT corporate goals.
Further, it is the NTT Global Sourcing Manager’s responsibility to manage the strategy on an on-going basis, ensuring it is communicated and adhered-to across all regions and Operating Companies which includes identifying and leading cross-functional teams to drive the IT Supply Chain and Sourcing strategy.
She / he will partner with stakeholders in the Operating Companies, Accounts, Delivery, Alliances and Global Procurement (GP) on IT cost savings and performance improvement initiatives.
She / he will be a hands-on employee, working alongside other Procurement leaders and teams, as well as leadership across the NTT Operating Companies to analyze spend, assess current and changing market forces across the IT industry, and assess current commercial arrangements across NTT to identify / drive improvement opportunities for the business.
Also, she / he will team with NTT Operating Companies to drive improved operational performance such as supply / demand planning, cycle times, forecasting, maintenance practices and contractual compliance.
Manage key supplier relationships, secure awareness of offerings, market trends and capabilities, and articulate possible opportunities.
Elaborate strategies for business continuity, risk mitigation, operations improvement and cost management.
Education and Experience Required
Technical Experience :
Educational Requirements :
Bachelor’s degree is required , preferably in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or an equivalent technical discipline.
An advanced degree in one of these disciplines and / or an MBA is preferred.
Knowledge and Skills
Develop gap analysis relative to these practices / benchmarks to help identify savings and improvement opportunities. Develop strategies that create leverage to close gaps while delivering improved economics and / or operational performance to NTT.
Where misalignments exist, develop and implement strategies that improve alignment. Collaborate with internal stakeholders for support of improvement initiatives.
Further, partner with account leadership and regional delivery leads to drive such cost reduction initiatives into the accounts.
buy modeling, capital planning and justification, asset valuation analysis, make vs. buy modeling and should cost’ analysis.
Impact / Scope
This is a full-time salaried position with a group company within NTT Global Sourcing. Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors will NOT be considered.
This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.
About NTT Global Sourcing
NTT Global Sourcing specializes in strategic sourcing, will bring together the procurement volume of each NTT Group company and engage in centralized price negotiations.
NTT Global Sourcing will execute comprehensive agreements with global vendors, etc. for hardware, software, and services purchased in common by each Group company.
Each Group company will individually procure products and services from each global vendor, etc. based on the comprehensive agreements executed by the procurement company.
Through such activities, NTT Global Sourcing will work to improve the presence of the NTT Group in the global market, formalize our strategic partnerships and creating innovative services to clients.
NTT Global Sourcing, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100.