Director Sourcing - Technology, Chicago or Remote in U.S.

Chicago, Illinois

Posted in IT

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What's the role?

You'll join our global sourcing team as the Sourcing Director for our IT Systems & Services. You will manage a team that delivers optimal value for HERE and for assigned categories/commodity groups while maintaining strong relationships with internal clients including HERE Quality and Security/Privacy team.

In this role you'll be responsible for the following:

  • Managing all IT categories (software, hardware, cloud, telecom,...)
  • Developing and managing execution of global category strategies and improvement plans
  • Working with key stakeholders to identify global / regional category spend and drive joint annual sourcing savings by and across regions
  • Developing, mentoring, and coaching category managers and/or senior category analysts
  • Identifying and helping implement process efficiencies
  • Contributing to Supplier Management for all key and strategic suppliers
  • Help instill best practices throughout the Sourcing organization. Advise and support team in a Subject Matter Expert capacity (Category management, contracting, etc...)

Who are you?

You are highly independent and self-directed with the ability to develop, plan & measure effectiveness, lead a team, and provide thought leadership along with much of the following:
  • 10+ years of Strategic Sourcing experience (consulting/corporate) including minimum 5+ years experience managing IT purchases (hardware, software, cloud, telecom...)
  • Sharp analytical skills and ability to quickly obtain relevant information to solve problems
  • Strong project management and organizational skills to proactively manage key issues
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully influence senior management & critical stakeholders and to communicate the sourcing group's vision and accomplishments
  • The ability to make informed decisions with incomplete data sets and demonstrate a bias for action/strong sense of urgency
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Advanced skills related to MS Office suite (Excel, Powerpoint) and Access Databases

What do we offer?
  • An opportunity to work with outstanding people
  • Challenging problems to solve
  • Work that makes a difference in the world
  • Freedom to decide how to perform your work
  • Feedback so you will know how well you are doing
  • Collaborative, Encouraging Colleagues in an inclusive environment
  • We welcome the opportunity to offer reasonable accommodations as candidates require

HERE is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


Who are we?

HERE Technologies is a location data and technology platform company. We empower our customers to achieve better outcomes - from helping a city manage its infrastructure or a business optimize its assets to guiding drivers to their destination safely.

At HERE we take it upon ourselves to be the change we wish to see. We create solutions that fuel innovation, provide opportunity and foster inclusion to improve people's lives. If you are inspired by an open world and driven to create positive change, join us. Learn more about us. Watch Video

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