Amazon is seeking an IT Hardware Sourcing Manager for the Technology Sourcing and Infrastructure (TSI) Team. The role is EMEA- based.
Key leadership traits required include the ability to form strong partnerships with business leaders and their teams to define requirements, identify the best suppliers, and negotiate advantageous pricing, terms and performance for Amazon.
This is an individual contributor role that must also coordinate with various Technical Program Managers in all regions to create and leverage sourcing strategies, savings and contract consistency, globally.
This is a high impact role and is responsible to drive cost-out, mitigate risk and manage key sourcing projects. The position primarily supports Amazon Global IT.
You will leverage your work experience to drive cost-out of the organization, improve processes, as well as identify and mitigate supply risk.
You will share frequent progress reports on initiatives with Senior Leaders. You will lead negotiations with strategic suppliers, manage RFx's, quarterly / monthly vendor business reviews.
You are required to scrutinize supplier pricing structure, quotes and resolve anomalies. Manage day to day supplier operational challenges, meet project deadlines and effectively support the Global IT’s requirement.
The candidate should possess strong negotiation and influencing skills, analytical skills, the ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, a work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations, and strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication.
Work / Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life.
We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment.
We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.