The IT Strategic Sourcing Indirect Procurement team is responsible for developing and executing strategy to source IT indirect goods and services to support our business stakeholders and programs. Perform analysis to select supplier and negotiate best value for Cardinal Health. Provide supplier relationship management and contract compliance management, including maximization of financial deliverables and risk mitigation. May work within various procurement systems to execute purchase orders and resolve technical issues as identified.
This position will have a focus on the IT software category and contract risk management. The Advisor position allows for tactical completion of job tasks related to risk and compliance assessments in support of IT Indirect Procurement contracts team. This will increase the ability of Sourcing Managers to focus strategically and deliver more cost savings to the organization.
Location: Remote (targeting candidates in CST/EST)
Primary Sourcing business partner supporting IT Risk & Security
Manage IT security exhibit negotiations and track completed IT risk assessments
Initiate, negotiate and finalize new indirect supplier contracts and maintain existing indirect supplier contracts, including IT security terms
Category Sourcing Advisor for assigned indirect categories or projects with a focus on software/hardware/telecom/network
Primary Sourcing business partner support for key stakeholders within assigned indirect categories
Work closely with indirect suppliers to source indirect goods and services
Identifies innovative procurement solutions that provide cost savings and process efficiencies for the organization
Assist with Request for Proposal (RFP) events within assigned indirect categories
Drive purchasing discipline and compliance with internal stakeholders
Review and approve BuyNow purchase requests within assigned categories or projects.
Experience with contract management and administration - preferably in the IT area
Experience with MSA's and data security requirements in particular preferred
Data presentation/tables through Excel, Ariba SAP experience preferred
Project Management experience preferred
2-4 years of experience in indirect procurement or related field preferred
IT software/hardware/telecom/network strategic sourcing experience preferred
Negotiation experience and/or understanding of contractual terminology is preferred
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
Works on complex projects of large scope
Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
Completes work independently; receives general guidance on new projects
Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a distributor of pharmaceuticals, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and laboratory products, and a provider of performance and data solutions for healthcare facilities.We are a crucial link between the clinical and operational sides of healthcare, delivering end-to-end solutions and data-driving insights that advance healthcare and improve lives every day. With deep partnerships, diverse perspectives and innovative digital solutions, we build connections across the continuum of care. With more than 50 years of experience, we seize the opportunity to address healthcare's most complicated challenges – now, and in the future.As a global, growing company, we’re able to offer rewarding careers that let you make a positive impact on our customers and communities.