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Pearson Technology Sourcing Manager in Helena, Montana

Technology Sourcing Manager - ( 2011379 )

Description

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position can expect a starting salary range of $70,000-$80,000, and are eligible to participate in an annual incentive plan. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Summary Description of Role

The Technology Sourcing Manager shall be responsible for supporting the business to maximize Pearson’s third party technology spend across multiple categories and initiatives - with responsibility for the end to end sourcing process.

Scope

The Technology Sourcing Manager shall be responsible for sourcing, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management and helping to establish guided buying channels enabling users to quickly and efficiently order from preferred suppliers.

Principal Accountabilities

Support the VP, Technology Procurement and team on agreed upon targets

Maintain preferred supplier lists, sourcing strategies, manage risk, drive innovation and manage suppliers

Partner and develop effective relationships with stakeholders - translating business priorities into sourcing initiatives that deliver agreed outcomes

Lead the sourcing processes across all business units to ensure best value for Pearson

Deliver measurable savings against agreed targets

In conjunction with legal, ensure sourcing contracts protect Pearson’s interests and drive robust risk strategies whilst promoting sustainability and diversity

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

The information you provide will stay confidential and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Experience/Education

2 years relevant experience

Strong communication skills

Capable to tell a story/strategy with power point

Experience with sourcing tools

Evidence of managing supplier relationships and negotiating third party agreements

Solid experience of managing the end to end sourcing process

Natural curiosity

Knowledge of technology trends, market and suppliers

Natural ability to interact positively with all internal stakeholders across cultures, countries, and professional disciplines

Able to maintain impartiality and drive business outcomes in accordance with agreed timescales

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Primary Location : US-Remote

Job : Supply Chain

Organization : Core

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Jul 21, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2011379

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