Dell Advisor, Commodity Mgmt in Herndon, Virginia
Negotiate hardware, software, and consulting services agreements with Virtustream’s technology partners.
Participate in sourcing discussions
Develop business requirements and risk mitigation strategies with stakeholders
Draft contract terms that align with business objectives and use cases
Develop and coordinate a contracting strategy
Manage all communication with technology partners during negotations and facilitate all internal stakeholder discussions
Complete contract review and approval activities per company guidelines
Advise business units on the resulting contractual obligations
Manage agreements with Virtustream’s existing partners
Create and maintain a comprehensive archive of in-force contracts
Track renewal and expiration dates; advise business in advance of noteworthy dates in order to prevent disruptions
Assist in reconciliation of actual expenses with contracted amounts
Identify and resolve potential compliance issues with the technology partner and/or within Virtustream
Educate business units on vendor management practices
Respond to business units’ queries and service requests.
Undergraduate degree and 6-8 years relevant experience or Graduate degree and 4-6 years relevant experience
Strong business acumen balanced with experience in technology agreements
Experience in the areas of negotiations, drafting complex contractual terms, and stakeholder management
Demonstrated experience contracting with major technology providers
Attention to detail and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to influence stakeholders across the organization
When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.
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Administrative Services & Operations
500 - VIRTUSTREAM
VA - Glen Allen, VA - Herndon, VA - McLean, VA - Reston, WI - Madison, WI - Pewaukee