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Technology Sourcing Manager

Posted on Sep 22, 2021 by MGM Resorts International

Las Vegas, NV 89195
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


It is the responsibility of the Technology Sourcing Manager - to manage sourcing activities and projects for assigned categories as determined by Technology Sourcing leadership. Technology Sourcing categories include sourcing and contract activities for technology products and services in the following verticals: retail, gaming, general technology products, desktop, telecom, network, security/surveillance, consulting, staff augmentation, hotel, food & beverage, information security, human resources, global procurement, digital marketing, revenue management, entertainment, financial/analytics, media technology, and marketing for MGM Resorts International and subsidiary companies. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and MGM Resorts International policies, practices and procedures.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Manage or support technology sourcing efforts for assigned technology related products and services required by the company's technology departments, business departments, Centers of Excellence (COE's), and MGM Resorts International's various properties
Develop and issue comprehensive, consolidated, global Requests for Proposal (RFP's), Request for Quotes (RFQ's), Request for Information (RFI's) and conduct RFx analysis to assist in determining award scenarios by collaborating with internal business teams, technology departments, and COE's as required
Ensure Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA's) are executed as needed
Ensure probity reviews are conducted as necessary
Work with IT compliance to ensure suppliers are compliant with gaming jurisdictions if required
Lead, prepare and execute supplier negotiations; negotiate and write performance driven supplier contracts for assigned projects; Expert knowledge of business terms, legal terms, pricing terms, ability to redline/blackline contractual agreements (which includes, but not limited to: lease agreements, product and services agreements, amendments, addendums, SOW's, change orders, order forms, letters of termination, contractual documentation related to supplier disengagement process, contract renewals, and maintenance agreements) and work with suppliers, internal business teams, COE's, technology departments, Corporate Legal, Security and Risk to accomplish these tasks
Collaborate with cross-functional internal teams to determine business success factors, expectations, and requirements to ensure appropriate statements of work are being developed by internal teams and include supplier performance metrics to ensure that such statements of work ( SOW ) are performance driven to hold the supplier accountable during the performance of their obligations
Conduct financial and spend analysis with the ability to quickly identify trends and discrepancies as needed
Collaborate with internal business departments, technology departments, and COE's to identify company-wide cost reduction opportunities, using techniques such as Total Cost of Ownership, supplier rationalization, demand management, make/buy and lease/buy analysis, where appropriate
Obtain business, legal, and risk signoff on all contractual documents and process documents to obtain authorized signatures from internal contracting entity and supplier; Ensure all executed contractual documents (ie Non-Disclosure Agreements, Statements of Work, Master Agreements, etc) are shared with appropriate parties and uploaded in the contract repository
Collaborate with internal business teams, COE's and technology departments to identify new suppliers as required Provide solutions to identified issues
Identify opportunities and make recommendations on strategic initiatives to management
Develop technology supplier relationships and identify qualified diverse suppliers for bidding opportunities.
Perform other job-related duties as requested.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:


Bachelor's degree in business or related field; or equivalent experience
Five (5) years of strategic sourcing experience with a focus on Technology sourcing


PREFERRED:


Prior supervisory experience preferred
Previous experience working in a similar resort setting
Experience with Contract Lifecycle Management toolsets ( CLM )
Experience conducting bid processes (RFI, RFP and informal bids) and negotiating supplier agreements
Experience redlining/blacklining agreements and other contractual documentation
Experience with the knowledge of contractual language (limit of liability, insurance, pricing, indemnification, etc)
Experience in facilitating and processing contractual documentation through its lifecycle
Experience and working knowledge of Agreements, Statements of Work, Order forms, and other contractual documentation
Experience multi-tasking and handling multiple assignments at any given time


CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:


CPM, CTPE or CPSM (or other professional certification) preferred


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:


Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Stratton Warren required (MS Access and Visio helpful)
Working knowledge of financial and purchasing systems preferred
Must have the ability to work on several projects simultaneously
Must have the knowledge and skills to negotiate, prepare, redline/blackline, process and write Technology contracts, conduct bidding/RFP efforts, and general knowledge of Technology software, hardware, and services
Perform various financial analyses where required. (eg, analyzing historical data, RFP analysis, etc.)
Use RFx tools, strategic sourcing tools, SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) systems, and contract management tools efficiently and effectively, where appropriate
Keep constantly apprised of economic or business situations as they affect Procurement policy
Maintains knowledge of market and delivery conditions for needed materials, supplies, equipment, and services
Organizational skills to function effectively under time constraints, within established deadlines and attention to detail
Effective listening abilities with strong judgment skills
Maintain physical stamina and proper mental attitude and ability to deal effectively with guests, suppliers, management, employees, and outside contacts while working under pressure and meeting deadlines
Ability to lead and present to cross-functional teams, gain consensus and achieve company & department goals
Able to make appropriate decisions for the position, and work independently
Able to create, read and evaluate reports and generate correspondence and statistical reports
Excellent customer service skills.
Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all business contacts.
Ability to effectively communicate in English, in both oral and written forms.
Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance, adhering to MGM Resorts standards




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