Contracts Lead - IT Category


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary


ExxonMobil, one of the largest publicly traded international energy companies, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading inventory of resources, is one of the largest refiners and marketers of petroleum products, and its chemical company is one of the largest in the world. To learn more about ExxonMobil in India, visit ExxonMobil India. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.


• Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Software/Information Technology / Industrial engineering or any related stream
• Minimum 6  years of experience in managing IT commodities (preferably IT Software)
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Exhibit attention to detail, sense of urgency and ability to handle multiple tasks in fast paced environment
• Business and technical background with an understanding of Software application & IT market trend
• Able to multi-task and respond quickly and effectively to the challenges faced, work well under pressure, able to plan and prioritize workload
• Flexibility to work hours/shifts in alignment with customer needs
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

Job Role Responsibilities


• Develop agreements for the acquisition of third party goods and services required by business clients on a timely basis with competitive terms
• Drive value, efficiency and expand market advantage via end-to-end category management phases, while ensuring operational integrity 
• Responsible for establishing strategic vision for the commodity, evaluating and sourcing suppliers and managing ongoing supplier relationship to drive projects to achieve the objectives of global requirement
• Plan, organize and control business contracts, negotiations for strategic acquisition of IT software (On-Premises, SaaS, Subscriptions)
• Work with IT Project Manager/business line for identifying the software required to meet business needs
• Provide assistance in negotiating medium to high complexity contracts, drafting/review statement of work, global agreements and other vendor contracts with internal customer and vendor’s legal team, when needed as well as manage end to end contract lifecycle
• Bring industry expertise in supporting category strategies that drive savings and business transformation. Analyzes the supply market to understand industry trends, market competitiveness, goods, services, alternatives, etc
• Develop analytics to get insights in vendor bids and current demand opportunities
• Lead standard value projects to achieve enterprise goals and objectives
• Spend management – Market intelligence, analyze the expenditure and patterns to identify opportunity for consolidation, supplier base rationalization, demand management, alternative analysis etc
• Handle complete Procure to Pay (P2P) activities and operations
• Responsible for contract life-cycle management for assigned projects while leveraging relevant partners across the organization
• Operational Excellence - Manage designated work stream to meet customer and business needs.  Have clear goals and objectives of assigned projects.  Build accountability for and show progress in achieving results.  Identify and address improvement opportunities
• Driving supplier contract management, conducting supplier negotiations, analytically formulating and executing comprehensive supplier management strategies based on the global business environments in IT Procurement


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