Senior Commodity Manager - Digital Technology /IT & Telecomm- Houston, TX in HOUSTON, Texas, United States

Role Summary/Purpose

The Senior Commodity Manager is responsible to implement and manage the Digital Technology / IT & Telecomm commodities at either Global or Regional level by providing improved customer service and controllership that aligns to the overall sourcing strategy.

This is an exciting opportunity to support the management of BHGEs global software as a service buy by establishing first class global software license and professional service agreements. The position requires a savvy business professional with deep software knowledge and top-notch licensing, supplier management, negotiation, sourcing, and project management experience.

 

Essential Responsibilities

 

In the role of the Senior Commodity Manager, you will\: 

  • Lead market trend analysis, external benchmarking, spend analysis, supplier rationalization and development, supplier risk, performance and compliance monitoring, and ongoing supplier management and governance
  • Be accountable for delivering business framework agreements and enterprise license agreements for use of software within BHGE globally for any range of suppliers such as Oracle, Salesforce.com, SAP, etc.
  • Work with other Business Unit sourcing teams on cross company acquisition, service, and supplier initiatives including RFI/RFPs and single source negotiations or renegotiations
  • Collaborate with DT Leaders in setting realistic but challenging operations goals and objectives
  • Develop sourcing plans to integrate Business Software needs into a global commodity team including benchmarking suppliers, contracts, and services and evaluating various different Business Unit level requirements, existing opportunities, or new initiatives. This includes setting DT sourcing strategies and executing those strategies to deliver material improvements on quality, price, and service
  • Collaborate with Senior DT Leadership across the Business to drive DT strategic imperatives
  • Lead the supplier selection, qualification, development, and overall supplier management, including drafting, managing and terminating contracts
  • Execute regional cost reduction projects through contract negotiation, process changes, and implementation of sustainable cost controls, including collaboration with Finance to validate the impact of projects and contract negotiations to the general ledger
  • Create and enforce policies to drive/enable the commodity strategy, drive process improvement/simplification, and optimize Sourcing resources that deliver improved operational efficiency and/or enhance the value to the businesses
  • Partner with Deploy organization to ensure appropriate support, fulfillment and quality requirements meet business expectations
  • Identify and assess supplier capabilities; measure and manage supplier performance Collaborate and influence stakeholders and peers to develop and Commodity strategy  

Qualifications/Requirements  

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum 5 years of Sourcing (Procurement), Engineering or Supply Chain Management experience
  • Minimum 8 years of sourcing and software licensing experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience with principles and procedures related to licensing terms and conditions
  • Minimum 8 years of experience working with financial information as a means of decision making, pricing comparisons & benchmarking
  • Minimum 8 years of experience negotiating at the highest levels of a supplier 
Desired Characteristics  
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification or equivalent experience preferred
  • Demonstrated project management experience (develop, plan and manage execution to designed deliverables)
  • Experience managing global, shared service delivery in an outsourced supplier model (customer service, transactional processes, initiatives, reporting and metrics)
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate global time zones
  • Buyer or ERP experience and knowledge (understand PO process, invoice/pay processes and routines)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to effectively influence & lead change
  • Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily
  • Strategic ability to formulate concepts and mobilize with actionable plans
  • Proven skills to analyze and connect functional and technical requirements to meet process routines
  • Strong skill proficiency in MS Excel, data analysis
  • Quality focused to manage standard models, as well as outliers for unique/required variation
  • Controllership and compliance mindset (transactional and process integrity)
  • Excellent time management, prioritization skills  
Location  
  • Houston, TX 77073 

This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization.

Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more

 

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