General Information

Req #
Career area:
Supply Chain
United States of America
North Carolina
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Working time:

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Description and Requirements

Lenovo is looking for a new Services Procurement professional to help manage the Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) Services suppliers.  As a Sr. Services Procurement Professional, you play an integral role in the successes of the ISG Services business. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day focal for the ISG IBM Services agreement.  Activities include :
    • Change management (Pricing updates, contract updates and amendments…etc)
    • Working with our Services New Product Introduction team to add new products to our support agreement(s)
    • Working with our Services Offerings team to add or update any offerings delivered by our suppliers  
    • Working with our Cost Management team to ensure we have the right pricing / structure to support the services being billed
    • Support Sales Special Bid request where specific services or pricing is needed for a specific customer bid
  • Vendor management for our current partners, identification, selection and onboarding of new partners as necessary , and offboarding partners that are no longer needed.
  • Partner and collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure we have the right support partners to provide support for ISG Products, Solutions and Service Offerings.
  • Track and manage to completion current and new change request that come in (internal or supplier)
  • Constant focus on cost and affordability, and always working to improve cost

Key Competencies:

  • Communication skills – ability to recognize challenges and communicate quickly and effectively.
  • Great relationship building skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills must be a self-starter who has experience in managing multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Ability to build effective virtual teams and drive results via others in a complex cross-functional organization
  • Critical thinker (solve for the right problem).
  • Can work Independently
  • Excellent Negotiation Skills, including the ability to mediate between multiple parties

Previous Experience:

  • Contracts and or Vendor / Supplier Management (8-10 years)
  • Project Management 
  • IBM Relationship experience a plus
  • ISG Services Procurement, Services Delivery, Services Offerings, Professional Services or other Services related roles
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