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Reference # : 18-01404 Title : CW Bus Ops Analyst (99T857)
Location : Plano, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 05/15/2018  
Description
Primary Responsibilities
Develop, align, and execute strategic sourcing events, leading the negotiation activities for those events
Review and assess technology proposals for risk and ensure favorable deal terms, competitive pricing, and alignment to business priorities
Leverage budgets and consolidate demand to identify areas of opportunity for strategically sourcing technology products and services
Lead BTS teams to find common ground with our suppliers on issues of pricing and performance, key deal terms to realize savings and business outcomes
Develop and deliver effective executive level communication to ensure understanding of proposals, scenarios, and contracts
Establish IT contractual agreements by developing proposals that translate efficiently to those IT contractual agreements (SOWs, license agreements, etc.)
Coach, develop and mentor other team members with a goal of developing expert level strategic sourcing capabilities across the BTS team
Ensure all aspects of contract sourcing are completed and intervene in case of problems, delays, or disputes, escalating issues when appropriate
Enable and govern internal policies, standards, and processes, and templates that drive successful Client IT sourcing events
Promote and build cross organizational and cross affiliate strategic sourcing processes and practices.

Requirements:
Required Qualifications
A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Management Information Systems or related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
8 or more years of demonstrated work experience in IT and this function.
High-level communication skills to influence and persuade others.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to create and present concepts and recommendations to executive management.

Preferred Qualifications
MBA
Experience working in the Office of the CIO or similar function.