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Senior Manager of Software Development and Vendor Management

Company: PerkinElmer
Location: Waltham
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Senior Manager of Software Development and Vendor Management ensures that all Technology Vendor Software License and Service Contracts are: * Managed centrally with clear responsibility * Aligned with the Software Vendor Strategy * Competitively negotiated and priced with proactive review, negotiation, and renewal * Appropriately consolidated, eliminating duplication across businesses and functions - maximizing scale and pricing discount * Reviewed for compliance with licensing terms Core Responsibilities: * Establishes and manages vendor strategies and management practices in alignment with Software Leadership * Assesses vendor portfolio, current and potential uses; evaluates technical road-map to identify future needs, and establishes strategies to optimize * Drives annual planning of external costs with executive leaders for functional area, advising on trade-offs, informing budgets, contractual obligations, and opportunities * Facilitates and maintains relationships between strategic vendors and internal resources, including technical and business stakeholders and executive leadership * Leads vendor audit activities, coordinating with functional leads and vendor owners as needed * Leads technical vendor sourcing, including: assessment, negotiation, selection and coordination of legal and information security review * Guides decisions on vendor selection and contractual arrangements for technical and business stakeholders, including new contracts and renewals * Drives toward optimization of vendor relationships across the company; as well as communicate and drive adoption of standard practices of vendor owners across the company * Defines, oversees, and drives adoption of standard practices for technical vendor management * Creates well defined SOWs, and drives process adoption through the organization * Builds and maintains an engagement model with technology stakeholders that is sustainable, clear and flexible * Defines and manages processes to establish proper controls for technical vendor spend, performance and quality * Effectively works with other organizations across the company to ensure process alignment and optimization, such as Legal and Enterprise Procurement * Defines roles and responsibilities ensuring sustainable partnerships within R&D, Procurement, Legal, Finance and Security Basic Qualifications: * Computer Science Degree (or Equivalency) * 10 -15 years experience working in a global organization managing vendors in a technology portfolio, procurement, business development or partner management capacity; including experience working with geographically dispersed teams and customer base * 5+ years managing people and/or vendor relationships Preferred Qualifications: * 10+ years experience managing complex enterprise-wide contracts with demonstrated ability to assess common industry contract approaches, evaluate vendor performance, understand and reduce risk, and optimize spend * Broad knowledge of the software industry and the products and services provided by technology vendors * Proven experience in successfully leading a team in the management of vendors/third parties; including, but not limited to policies, performance, vendor risk, relationships, contracts (including negotiations), and issue and dispute resolution. * Excellent negotiation, relationship and interpersonal skills; in addition to strong dispute resolution and mediation tactic to handle issue escalation * Ability to work across a complex organization, to create needed alignment and harness relationships as a sphere of influence * Experience working closely with senior executives, understanding priorities, what information is needed to support decisions and confidence in delivering presentations and advisement to senior team * Strong ability to communicate with technical and business leaders at all levels * Strong business acumen with ability to create and analyze cost benefit analysis proposals and advise business leaders, finance and procurement on strengths of various scenarios, and manage trade-offs and risks to arrive at optimal outcome * Familiarity with relevant regulatory and industry requirements #LI-KS7

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