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10/3/2019

Technology Asset Management (TAM) Analyst l


About the Company:

ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2018 revenues of $2.75 billion.

ITT was named to the Forbes 2018 list of America's Best Midsize Employers. This achievement recognizes ITT's focus and commitment to fostering a healthy, high-performing culture and creating a work-place defined by innovation and continuous improvement. ITT was also awarded the 2018 Manufacturing Leadership Award which distinguishes ITT for its visionary leadership, commitment to employees and workplace culture, and ability to innovatively solve problems for customers.

ITT operates through three Value Centers (business units):

Industrial Process designs and manufactures pumps, valves, monitoring and control systems, water treatment and aftermarket services for the chemical, oil and gas, mining and other industrial process markets, as well as global service capabilities;

Motion Technologies designs and manufactures brake pads, shock absorbers and sealing solutions for the automotive and rail markets;

Connect and Control Technologies designs and manufactures harsh-environment connectors and critical energy absorption and flow control components primarily for the aerospace, defense and industrial markets.

Job Summary/Overview:

The Technology Asset Management (TAM) organization reviews and proactively manages the life cycle of investments in information technology to optimize assets, control and reduce costs, mitigate risk and drive compliance. The Technology Asset Management Analyst performs research, analytical and administrative services to support and drive TAM objectives.

The TAM organization performs four primary functions: Telecom Expense Management (TEM), IT Asset Management (ITAM), Sourcing and Procurement.

Work location is flexible in alignment with one of our ITT facilities across the US. 

Essential Functions of the Role:

  • Create, maintain and uphold standard operating procedures related to the role
  • Provide premier customer service to internal customers and avocation to act in ITT’s best interest
  • Continually drive process efficiencies within TAM, document related process changes
  • Research and perform root cause analysis related to TEM process issues, document related process changes
  • Perform root-cause analysis related to service issues and report out both short and long term (if necessary) resolution(s) to requestor and management
  • Manage/administer the Enterprise IT purchasing process, including issuing POs
  • Manage and resolve Enterprise IT related vendor payment issues
  • Manage/administer IT Contracts Database, provides user training as required
  • Act as the subject matter expert related to Wireless Voice and Data plans/contracts
  • Proactively optimize telecom spend through use of various TEM tools to identify and act on opportunities
  • Continuously manage telecom high-usage program to pro-actively identify and effectively address abnormal costly usage patterns
  • Perform data collection and analysis related to TEM, ITAM and Sourcing objectives
  • Lead special projects as assigned
  • Utilize an Incident Management system to receive and respond within service level commitments to service issues or requests for service
  • Develop and deliver TEM trend analysis reports that track the effectiveness of programs implemented to control and/or  reduce telecom expenses
  • Supports efforts to expand the TEM program/benefits in terms of both providing additional service and rolling out the service offering on a global basis
  • Cross trains within each TAM function, to be able to support other team members due to absence, to balance workloads due to company needs and career growth

Qualifications/Attributes:

  • 3-4 years’ experience working in a capacity conducting research, developing reporting and performing detailed analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or IT preferred (or 5 years related experience)
  • Ability to work with large data sets
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills required
  • Experience with Telecom and Purchasing Portals and Incident Management Tools strongly preferred

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to execute in a fast paced agile environment
  • Proven  ability to effectively work in a self-directed manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills
  • Capable and comfortable working with all level of employees and vendors
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Understanding and owning how the role contributes to the organization’s goals and objectives
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with very keen attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute a variety of tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Inclination towards continuous improvement
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Adept at reading, writing, and interpreting invoices, telecom usage reports, telecom tariff plans/schedules, open order reports and other technology asset management related data.
  • Ability to conduct ad-hoc research addressing issues and customer requests as required
    • Ability and willingness to learn new skills and competencies in order to meet the needs of the organization

Other: Minimal travel required, less than 5%.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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10/3/2019

Procurement Contracting Manager
Salary Range:  $85,248 - $139,791
JO #55411

Miami-Dade County’s Internal Services Department, Strategic Procurement Division is seeking a Procurement Contracting Manager.

This is advanced administrative and supervisory work within the Internal Services Department, Strategic Procurement Division. Employees in this class work in developing Requests for Proposals, Requests for Qualifications and Requests for Information in the central procurement operation of the County.  Employees are responsible for supervising subordinate staff of professional employees and working in conjunction with a variety of County officials to develop and evaluate Requests for Proposals and Requests for Qualifications for a wide range of services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree.  A minimum of four years of procurement contracting experience in a large centralized purchasing environment or related managerial experience to include analytical work with contracts and one year of experience with the RFP and RFQ process is required.  Professional purchasing certification must be attained within a three year period.

The Procurement Contracting Manager will be responsible for contracting and negotiating technology related products and services including, but not limited to software, hardware, enterprise systems etc.  The position entails managing and developing the Strategic Procurement Technology Team.

Miami-Dade County offers fringe benefits that include full medical, dental, vision and disability insurance, a 457 pre-tax savings plan, flexible spending accounts, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, and contributory membership in the Florida Retirement System.  Resumes and other information submitted in response to this advertisement are public records pursuant to Chapter 119 Florida Statues.  Hiring decisions are contingent upon results of a background check and pre-employment physical.

Apply online at www.miamidade.gov/jobs by October 30, 2019

 

09/01/2019

CenterPoint Energy – Technology Category Specialist

At CenterPoint Energy, our vision is to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value. To us this means more than just doing business, it means being guided by a set of core values that define who we are and what we believe. We're committed to doing business every day with: safety, integrity, accountability, initiative, and respect. 

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 140 years. We’ve created an energy delivery company with electric and natural gas utility businesses and competitive energy businesses that benefit our shareholders, customers, employees and communities.  

The strength is in our numbers: 

Operate electric and natural gas utility businesses in eight states 

  • Competitive energy businesses’ footprint in nearly 40 states 
  • Assets totaling nearly $29 billion 
  • $27 billion enterprise value 
  • Approximately 14,000 employees

As the Technology Category Specialist - Software, you will lead strategic sourcing initiatives of high complexity for goods and services purchased by the company. Develop, implement and maintain proactive strategies for assigned categories. The position negotiates work scopes and pricing with vendors and develops contracts using established protocols as defined by the company. Engages all levels of the organization, including senior staff, to develop and execute sourcing strategies. Serves as subject matter resource and formally or informally mentors other Technology Category Specialist. 

In February of 2019 CenterPoint Energy completed an acquisition which added nearly 7,000 employees. Now you’ll have the opportunity to work with a dynamic procurement team to support our $27 billion-dollar company which has a footprint in 40 states.  

Specifically, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Assume responsibility for large, complex negotiations (preferably with vendors such as SAP, Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, VMWare, ServiceNow, SalesForce, and others).
  • Achieve bottom-line savings for year-over-year sustainable cost reductions.
  • Drive value through their understanding market dynamics; understand the software industry; and the nuances of acquiring software.
  • Develop sourcing strategies with clearly defined and fully documented negotiation path.
  • Manage relationships with vendors and internal business partners.
  • Multi-task quickly from one acquisition project to another

Basic Qualifications:   

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience required in strategic sourcing with responsibilities for large, complex negotiations with vendors and a proven record of achieving bottom-line savings for year-overyear sustainable cost reduction
  • Experience managing the software technology category, including all types of software acquisitions, e.g., Application, System, Infrastructure, and Cloud software

Preferred:  

  • CTPE, CPSM, CPM, PMP certifications
  • Experience working with vendors such as SAP, Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, VMWare, ServiceNow, SalesForce.

This is an office-based position located at our corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas

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https://cnp.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=CNP02681&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.XNGqp-d_Wb8.mailto

 

 

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