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Strategic Buyer (Technology)

LogMeIn
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Job Description

Overview

LogMeIn simplifies how people connect with each other and the world around them to drive meaningful interactions, deepen relationships, and create better outcomes for individuals and businesses. LogMeIn is a global SaaS leader providing unified communications and collaboration, identity and access management, and customer engagement and support solutions. We are headquartered in Boston and have offices in North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.

The Strategic Sourcing Lead must be self-motivated and experienced in driving positive results within all areas of the Technology category including: Software, Cloud, Colocation, Hardware, Maintenance, and Telecom. This is an individual contributor role. This individual must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and leading a growing category.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-depth category analysis, supplier rationalization, and understand LogMeIn and business leaders objectives and strategy. Identify how Global Strategic Sourcing can support strategy through conducting sourcing events (RFx), savings opportunities, supplier consolidation, and alternative purchasing strategies
  • Partner with Corporate IT, Tech Ops, Security, Engineering Teams, and other key functional leaders to understand their needs, and develop and execute clear category management, strategic sourcing, and procurement strategies that support LogMeIns business objectives
  • Prepare category strategy plans. Collaborate with Financial Planning & Analysis on budget strategy and present Category Strategic Plan for approval by Sr. Manager of Technology Category and business leaders
  • Execute approved Category Strategic Plan, resulting in meeting/exceeding targets in savings, efficiencies, supplier consolidation, supplier satisfaction, and contractual risk
  • Strong advanced negotiator of IT with knowledge of best practices, benchmarking for each vertical and savings opportunities
  • Execute varying terms and conditions required for key contracts within category and strong SLAs into all agreements to mitigate risk
  • Conduct market research, contract compliance reviews and ad-hoc problem solving where appropriate

Qualifications

  • 3-7 years of Strategic Sourcing global experience in technology sourcing services in one or more of the following areas: Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Software Licensing, Cloud (e.g. Amazon Web Services, Google, Azure), Colocation, Hardware (server components, OEM, white label assembler, etc.), Network Infrastructure, Telecom, Value-Added Resellers (VARs)
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent; MBA, CPSM or CPM certification preferred.
  • Strong advanced negotiator with proven record exceeding savings targets
  • Strong integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Be proactive and have a comfort level with working in an often-ambiguous environment, anticipating needs and staying ahead of them
  • Write/create cohesive documents to make business recommendations
  • Driven by building strong relationships as a trusted advisor and partner to category business leaders and Global Sourcing & Procurement team
  • Strong influencing and collaborative skills
  • Excellent Financial/Quantitative data analytic skills
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office including PowerPoint & Excel (demonstrating advance use of charts, graphs, etc.)
  • Strong partnership and knowledge of key requirements of FP&A, Finance, Legal, IT/Security, and business stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple demands resulting in business stakeholder satisfaction, achieving savings target through strong negotiations, mitigating contractual risk, driving positive results to support Global Sourcing & Procurement growth
  • Ability to travel globally, as needed after the COVID-19 pandemic

LogMeIn offers

  • Opportunity to work in full remote mode
  • Financial support to build your own home office setup
  • On-demand place in our Astoria downtown office
  • Wide variety of creative team building activities
  • Free choice of hardware for work
  • Private health insurance
  • Charity and volunteering opportunities
  • Eternal source of professional literature in our e-book program
  • Monthly self-care days to steam off
  • Inclusive, humane and Covid-cautious environment in the future of work

At LogMeIn, Inc., we build category-defining products that unlock the potential of the modern workforce, makingit possible for millions of people and businesses around the globe dotheirbest work, whenever, however, andmost importantly,wherever.Were a pioneer in remote work technology and a driving force behind todays work-from-anywhere movement, and have become one of the worlds largest SaaS companies with tens of millions of active users, more than 3,500 global employees, over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and more than 2 million customers worldwide who use our software as an essential part of their daily lives.Were headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with additional locations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

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Posted: 2021-01-13 Expires: 2021-02-12

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