Public Consulting Group IT Procurement and Vendor Manager in Topeka, Kansas
Overview Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm has four designated practice areas with extensive experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces, and a growing practice in Europe. Often combining resources from two or more practice areas, PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to solve their challenges or pursue opportunities. To learn more, visit www.publicconsultinggroup.com. Responsibilities • Serve as the central point of contact for all technology related purchases across the firm. • Be a trusted business and technical advisor to stakeholders, provide expert knowledge and consulting for sourcing, industry benchmarks, implement end to end vendor and procurement best in class processes and standard. • Expert and fast turnaround on RFPs. • Deep analytical knowledge in vendor and procurement data, metrics, and measurement. • 5+ years’ experience in cloud business, cloud vendors and cloud technologies. • Expertise in SaaS contracts and negotiations. • Develop top of the line global supply chain vendors for a wide range of technology categories. • 5-10 years’ experience in both direct and indirect procurement, sourcing and category management covering both onshore and offshore vendors • Negotiate all vendor contracts associated with technology products and technology services. • Manage vendors and vendor contracts for technology products and technology services to include offshore vendors. • Establish standard processes and protocols for managing vendor purchased products and services. • Support the practice areas and corporate departments with issues resulting in technology procurement of products and services. • Manage timesheet approvals and vendor invoices associated with technology procurements of products. • Manage license renewals and true ups associated with technology product purchases. • Prepare ad hoc reports and briefings to include vendor performance information, financial data, and other metrics. • Execute other duties as assigned by the CIO Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Excellent subcontract management skills and experience managing technology vendors • Exceptional negotiating skills with technology product and service vendors • Strong competencies in leadership, communications, and self-initiative • Outcomes driven • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or technical area of concentration • Ability to travel up to 25% PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Master’s degree in business with bachelor’s degree in a technical area of concentration • Experience managing offshore vendors WORKING CONDITIONS: • Remote working most of the time • Overnight travel is required on occasion SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY • None at this time other than subcontractor management #LI-AH1 #D-PCG #LI-remote EEO Statement Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work. Connect With Public Consulting Group! Connect with Public Consulting Group > Job LocationsUS-MA-Boston | US | US-FL-Tampa | US-TX-Austin Posted Date2 weeks ago(11/16/2021 12:06 PM) Job ID 2021-7372 # of Openings 1 Category Information Technology Type Regular Full-Time Practice Area Corporate ITS
Public Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.