Software Sourcing Lead
Software Sourcing Lead
Job Number: 84946
Software Sourcing Lead Job Family: Information Technology Services JOB PURPOSE:
Stanford University IT's Vendor Management team is continuing to grow. Come and join us in supporting Stanford's missions of teaching, learning and research! The Software Sourcing Lead position is a key member of the Vendor Management team in Stanford University IT. We manage major campus wide technology software licensing and other technology product purchases and handle all vendor related issues for University IT.
This is a high visibility position for a seasoned strategic sourcing professional with strong proven track record and expertise in negotiating software, especially cloud based software purchases and managing technology vendors and contract renewals. This important role includes developing and negotiating licensing terms and pricing to best meet the University's needs and drive the best value for the University.
The successful candidate will work out of our brand new Stanford Redwood City Campus, and interact with technology leaders throughout our IT organization. They will contribute to the success of a broad array of exciting technology initiatives that will help enable and accelerate Stanford's digital transformation.
Bachelor's degree with minimum of eight years of relevant experience. Proven hands-on experience in negotiating software, cloud based software acquisition required. Experience in negotiating other technology product purchases like telecom, networking products is a plus but not required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4822
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: L
- Requisition ID: 84946
Location: Business Affairs: University IT (UIT), Redwood City, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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