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Sr. Strategic Global Sourcing Manager

Location: 

West Greenwich, RI, US, 02817

Requisition ID:  7155

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. 

 

IGT is committed to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. All newly hired employees at IGT must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work unless they are approved for medical or religious accommodation.

Overview

IGT is looking for a Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager to support our Commercial Functions/Stakeholders (IT, Benefits, Marketing, Operations, Sports Betting Markets and Sales) in supplier selection and management. Responsible for development and execution of Category Plans for assigned categories.

He/she will interface closely with Business Partners to understand business priorities and needs, and in turn, define specific initiatives to support the business. This role will also support the optimization of internal sourcing processes, workflows and interfaces in effort to reduce time of delivery and costs in support of corporate objectives and industry best practices.
 

Responsibilities

Responsible for development and execution of Category Plans for assigned categories

* Technology (Software and Services)

* IT Consulting Services (Strategy and Execution)

* Marketing and Advertising (Creative, Digital, Media Buying etc.)

Qualifications

12 years strategic sourcing experience, 8 years related experience required

Bachelors Degree, Masters preferred

Ability to understand business drivers, impact of services consumed by all business unit functions by way of total cost and service levels, quality, delivery, etc.

Strong understanding of competitive landscape and benchmarking.

Demonstrate expertise in strategic sourcing and category management.

Ability to develop relationships across all levels in the organization by earning trust and credibility through excellence in execution.

Ability to resolve conflicts and gain alignment across functional stakeholders.

Demonstrate expertise in driving change as a change agent

Demonstrate critical thinking versus transactional execution in all aspects of work.

Act as a SME for Strategic Sourcing in IT (SW/HW) categories.

 

The individual must have strong leadership skills including a demonstrated commitment to build consensus, share information and communicate clearly.

* Savings

* Budget

* Category management

* Category plans

* Change agent

* Contract management

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island