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Director, Global Commodity - Hardware & Software

GE Energy
San Ramon, CA 94583
Role Summary:In this role, you will be responsible for leading a team of sourcing professionals that will be providing strategic sourcing support for Hardware & Software (HW/SW) related purchases for GE Digital. As the Global Commodity Director - Hardware & Software, you will establish relationships by building trust with internal & external stakeholders, then develop/execute strategies to meet business outcomes.

Essential Responsibilities:

You will lead and have full responsibility over all negotiations and sourcing initiatives for all Direct and Indirect purchases in this commodity. You will need to ensure that all steps in the wing to wing sourcing and procurement processes are fulfilled.

+ Create and drive sourcing strategies in alignment with the Business vision around centralized infrastructure Design, Build, Run organization.

+ Contribute to standardization for procurement & apply LEAN methods & processes and champion all sourcing initiatives

+ Partner with business verticals (BU) leadership at the highest levels to ensure all commercial requirements capture desired cost, performance, service, and business outcomes.

+ Develop & cultivate mutually beneficial relationships and strategic engagements with key partners.

+ Plan and lead the most strategic negotiations in GE Digital across HW and SW commodities

+ Collaborate with appropriate Finance, Compliance, ITO, Project and Legal subject matter experts in the negotiation and execution of high value contracts including Master Services, Enterprise License, Master Product Agreements, Supply Agreements, Software License and Distribution Agreements, Statements of Work, and Non-Disclosure Agreements.

+ Responsible of managing direct reports, ensuring strong leadership, coaching and development across team members

+ Ensure collaboration with supplier management, Buy-Desk and Accounts Payable teams to achieve successful execution of wing to wing processes

+ Drive accountability across team members to work with Inquiry to Order (ITO) proposal teams, product managers, and project managers to assist with make vs. buy decisions, sourced material/license/labor quotes, schedules, and options to ensure compliant and competitive proposals

+ Ensure accountability across your team to support Order to Remittance (OTR) project teams to ensure project-specific contracts and purchase orders are executed with appropriate lead times to meet project specific schedules, budgets, and deliveries


Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor's Degree in STEM and/or relevant Business related field

+ 10 years of experience in IT & Industrial Hardware/Software, Sourcing, or IT Program Management

Eligibillity Requirements

+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

Desired Characteristics:

+ Demonstrated ability in leading large scale change

+ Demonstrated ability to influence in a matrixed organization

+ Excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills at all levels of the organization as well as with external organizations.

+ Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong relationship management ability.

+ Demonstrated customer focus evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationships; creates processes with customer viewpoint; partners with customers to help shape their future initiatives.

+ Ability to lead the team in the turbulent time of change with immense pressure to deliver

+ Strong analytical, strong problem-solving skills.

+ Communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information/data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve; creates actionable strategies and operational plans.

+ Change oriented actively generates process improvements; champions and drives change initiatives; confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly.

+ Aggressive execution and undaunted by challenges.

+ Excels and delivers results under tight, pressure filled timelines.

About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GEs mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming;All U.S. Locations;


Posted: 2020-10-06 Expires: 2020-11-05

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