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Strategic Sourcing Manager
Category: Computing
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Strategic Sourcing Manager
Strategic Sourcing Manager
Location: San Rafael, CA
Requisition ID: 18WD27327

The Strategic Sourcing Contracts Specialist will lead contracting and sourcing activities for assigned vendors, projects, and categories including, but not limited to Information Technology, Sales/Marketing, Finance, HR, and Professional Services (consulting). This individual must have a strong understanding of sourcing practices, and contractual terms and conditions with a proven track record for developing and negotiating contracts. The Contracts Specialist will utilize pre-approved contract templates, sourcing methodologies and tools, and pre-approved negotiations guidelines to successfully draft and negotiate a high volume of agreements, as well as adapting select supplier agreements to meet Autodesk standards.
This position reports to the Director of Strategic Sourcing. Strategic Sourcing is a dynamic and growing organization within Procure to Pay.

* Develop and implement contracting and negotiation strategies for assigned categories

* Lead sourcing analysis and initiatives, working with business clients.

* Facilitate and draft statements of work (SOWs), amendments, and various master agreements

* Facilitate negotiation of business terms (e.g., pricing, service level agreements)

* Analyze company-wide spend to make recommendations on supplier population

* Ensure supplier agreements adhere to Autodesk standards in terms of legal, privacy, tax, and security standards

* Review business-driven SOWs to ensure adherence to company guidelines

* Ability to insert oneself into business and recognize areas that require improvement and make recommendations for efficiency gain

* Strong negotiation and presentation skills

* Mentor junior sourcing and procurement team members

* Lead initiatives to review and recommend process changes and updates

* Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal customers as well as vendors

* Ability to shine under pressure while dealing with changing priorities and timeline
Skills Desired:

* Build and maintain (partnering) effective working relationship with assigned business area

* Highly effective interpersonal and technical skills necessary to obtain continued support from internal clients

* Highly developed business and communications skills necessary to successfully represent Autodesk in dealings with third parties, as well as representing the Strategic Sourcing team in meetings with internal clients

* Experience with various complex legal concepts and language; ability to draft agreements

* Expert knowledge of data analysis and business intelligence systems

* Experience with leading RFX initiatives, and managing cross-functional teams in sourcing initiatives

* Work with business units and corporate legal staff to prepare legally binding and enforceable documents
Education and Experience

* 5 years experience with drafting and negotiating Procurement contracts for a wide range of services and complexity

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* BA or equivalent experience

About Autodesk
With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It's disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity.

Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital scientists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.

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Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualied applicants without regard to race, gender, disability, veteran status or other protected category.

**Title:** *Strategic Sourcing Manager*

**Location:** *California-San Rafael*

**Requisition ID:** *18WD27327*

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