Develop and implement comprehensive supplier and sourcing strategies for the Global Enterprise Software, Hardware, Telecom, and / or Services categories that continually improve quality, cost, and service across all PepsiCo business operations
Drive the sourcing process, lead sourcing, support Master Services Agreement, SaaS, Statement of Work development, and analyze / evaluate rates to optimize supplier engagements
Track record of successfully sourcing with a variety of suppliers (e.g., HP, SAP, Oracle, IBM, BMC, CA, Symantec, Microsoft, Infosys, BT, etc.).
Lead cross-divisional business teams including Global and Divisional IT teams, Legal, and Finance in the successful implementation of strategies, contract negotiations, and project planning
Achieve annual productivity targets within the Global Procurement productivity framework
Proactively manage the category by tracking spend by vendor; and developing preferred supplier analysis, with a goal of optimizing the number of suppliers while maximizing year over year savings.
Work with PepsiCo and industry specialists leading RFP, RFQ, RFI, competitive bids, maintenance renewals, and miscellaneous projects
Lead sourcing, support Master Services Agreement and Statement of Work development, and analyze / evaluate rates to optimize supplier engagements
Drive process efficiencies and eliminate waste
Ensure use of PepsiCo’s policies as well as terms and conditions to ensure best in class economics and minimized risk
Manage supplier performance against key metrics to drive continuous improvement
Research and implement industry best practices
Encourage use of MWBE suppliers by stakeholders whenever possible; enlist suppliers for second tier spend reporting
Success in role can lead to various other positions across the global Procurement function
Qualifications / Requirements
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Business, IT or related field
8-10 years’ work experience in Procurement, Finance, or IT, with a history of success in a breadth of prior challenging experiences
Ideally, experience with procurement of Enterprise software tools (Perpetual licenses, Appliances, SaaS) and IT services.
Strong collaboration, communication, and influencing skills
Strong strategic, analytical, and project management skills
Won’t compromise values to get results
Eager to embrace and lead change, ability to manage in PepsiCo’s ambiguous matrixed environment.
Can persevere and is resilient in the pursuit of objectives, willing to take on new challenges; and works to resolve tough issues
Comfortable with and effective communicating (verbal and written) with all stakeholders, across global markets.
Works well with others and can inform Procurement, internal stakeholders, and suppliers to deliver results
Treats all people with respect and fairness; open is to and respectful of others’ opinions and points of view
Takes initiative to find ways to get better results, seeks and takes advantage of ideas, best practices and solutions
Relocation Eligible : Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type : Regular
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