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Director, Sourcing Delivery

Company: The Hartford
Location: Hartford
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.The Director, Sourcing Delivery for the Technology & Outsourcing Category is an important role within The Hartford's Global Procurement Team responsible for supporting the end-to-end contracting activities in accordance with category strategies set by the Category Manager for Technology & Outsourcing.Reporting to the AVP, Category Management, the Director, Sourcing Delivery is accountable for executing high complexity procurement activities including contracts and related activities (i.e., approvals and savings submissions, etc.), for Technology & Outsourcing. This role will work closely with the Technology & Outsourcing Category Managers in addition to Information Technology Leadership, Business and Stakeholders to ensure the effective execution of assigned sourcing and contracting initiatives that support Technology & Outsourcing business goals.This position is based in our Hartford, CT office; other locations may also be considered.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drafts, reviews, and negotiates statements of work, change orders, amendments, and similar contractual documents on complex contracts
  • Acts as the primary contact between the Category Management team, Business Units, and Legal, ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly
  • Drive continuous improvement by developing and promoting negotiation concepts and RFx best practice
  • Act as a change agent facilitating the optimum appropriate application of relevant tools, processes, and approaches
  • Guide, coach, and support all procurement functions with negotiation and RFx best practices and advanced methodologies and concepts
  • Provide varying levels of support across low and medium complexity cases, depending on need
  • Reviews and manages contractual obligations of the parties and provides continual review to ensure that all terms and conditions are met
    • Responsible for escalation of contractual or commercial issues to the leadership team, especially issues that are not solved satisfactorily by the project team in a timely manner
    • Provide leadership for internal Procurement process improvement initiatives
    • Develop and implement standards operating procedures for Contracting and Sourcing activitiesQualifications
      • Minimum of 8 years of experience in sourcing and negotiating agreements within the relevant category in a large, highly matrixed company including significant experience and expertise leading strategic sourcing process
      • Experience with complex IT, network, software, cloud, data storage, managed services or business process outsourcing agreements
      • Ability to identify and lead process improvement opportunities
      • The ability to meet deliverables on time and work in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes
      • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
      • Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude
      • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
      • Deep knowledge of best-in-class sourcing & contracting processes
      • Demonstrated leadership of complex supplier contracting, ideally at Fortune 100 and across multi-entity global corporate structure
      • Extremely customer-focused, taking the time to understand the needs of the business,
      • JD or an advanced degree in a related area, a plus
      • Experience using Coupa and/or other contract lifecycle management tools, a plusCompensationThe listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartford's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:$117,360 - $176,040Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age -- - -- - -- -Director Sourcing Delivery - FP06GE---Skills:

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