For this specific role, we are looking for "Sourcing Commodity Managers for software and cloud products":
As a Sourcing Commodity Manager, you will strategically source, manage, and monitor third party contracts for software (SW) IP and/or Cloud services.
For SW, you will manage suppliers by supporting supplier onboarding, risk assessments, contract negotiation, intellectual property (IP) and royalties, software procurement, Bill-of-Materials (BOM) structuring, and license compliance
For Cloud services, you will manage supplier relationships with key third party cloud service providers and will source alternative solutions when a supplier is unable to meet required cost, quality, support and/or security requirements.
Your key experience includes:
• Experience and working knowledge of software license and supply agreements and/or contracts
• Industry knowledge of software licensing, contract compliance and software Bill-Of-Material (BOM) structuring preferred
•Understanding of networking industry with software or IT contracts
• Several years of experience in procurement activities and associated contract negotiations
• Minimum 5 years in senior purchasing role