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KPMG is currently seeking a Manager, Category Sourcing to join our Strategic Sourcing & Procurement organization.
Develop and execute category management strategies in collaboration with key stakeholders; inclusive of sourcing, contracting and vendor management for technology products and services; such as networking, hardware, storage, hardware, software, related services, managed / outsourced services and hosted services
Progress and support the short and long term sourcing plans and vendor strategies in partnership with primary stakeholders
Lead, manage and support cross functional teams throughout the sourcing, negotiations, contracting and vendor management processes
Collaborate and partner across various legal, compliance and risk mitigation departments to ensure adherence with respective policies and achievement of relevant contractual terms
Navigate and balance client vendor relationship and requirements
A minimum of four years of relevant strategic sourcing experience demonstrating success in positions of increasing complexity
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college and/or university
Advanced comprehension of applicable regulatory requirements, data security, privacy and risk mitigation terms, along with a proven ability to lead, support and conduct successful negotiations
Understanding of contract terms and techniques for driving additional value and managing risks
Proven ability to support, lead, and conduct successful negotiations
Experience with purchasing systems and organizational interfaces (including e-procurement, Ariba, SAP and e-RFP tools)
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