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Strategic Sourcing Manager-Remote

We’re looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager to join our IT team in the U.S. 

As a critical member to procurement and strategic sourcing operations, this role will be responsible for the book of business around spend and sourcing of technology. Partnership with the business to align with strategies and objectives is essential to achieve company alignment and competitiveness.

As an experienced sourcing professional, you will understand the trends in the industry and supplier landscape and be an effective contracts negotiator to create P&L impacting value. 

Data is the lifeline of every business, and Redis Labs helps organizations reimagine how quickly they can process, analyze, make predictions with, and take action on the data they generate. As the home of Redis, the most popular open-source database, we provide a competitive edge to more than 8,000 global businesses with Redis Enterprise. We have major strategic partnerships with cloud vendors Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. We’re a unicorn with a company valuation of more than $2 billion and have raised more than $347 million in funding. We’re growing fast and expanding our staff across our five global offices.


Responsibilities

  • Develop competitive sourcing and negotiation strategies for the technology disciplines. 
  • Collaborate with business partners to identify requirements and lead supplier selection activities including conducting RFI’s, RFP’s, etc. 
  • Manage supplier activities, including requirements gathering, solution/supplier evaluation process, and supplier selection activities.
  • Ensure supplier agreement implementation and management.
  • Lead negotiations; align on pricing and business terms with suppliers including but not limited to RFXs, SLAs, termination, renewals, indemnification, etc.
  • Maintain proficiency of legal clauses and negotiations with industry suppliers, including NDAs, MSA, MPA, orders, and software licensing agreements.
  • Proven record of measuring KPIs, developing scorecards, reports, and driving quarterly business review (QBR) process to monitor sourcing and supplier performance.
  • Build dual or preferred supplier base programs with the business.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in technology sourcing in one of the following: datacenter, networks, hardware & leasing, software & SaaS, public cloud along with knowledge of technology infrastructure procurement category
  • Cost modeling skills using Excel or other tools
  • 3+ years experience in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial contracts with technology suppliers
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to influence cross-functional stakeholders, including C-level, engineering, legal, finance, manufacturing, and logistics
  • Has strong financial, commercial acumen, and business judgment
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, engineering, supply chain or a related field


As an equal opportunity employer, Redis Labs Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. Please view the ‘EEO is the Law’ poster.#BI-Remote