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Global Procurement Senior Manager

Plano, Texas
Purchasing and Procurement

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 159833BR
Street Address: United States - TX - Plano - 5600 Headquarters Dr - 75024-5838

Job Description

  • Develop and implement comprehensive global supplier and negotiation strategies for the Global Security Software category (total spend $80MM) that continually improve quality, cost, and service across all PepsiCo business operations
  • Lead negotiations, support Master Services Agreement, SaaS, Statement of Work development, and analyze/evaluate rates to optimize supplier engagements
  • Track record of success negotiating with a variety of software suppliers (i.e. HP, SAP, Oracle, IBM, BMC, CA, Symantec, etc.)
  • Lead cross-divisional business teams including Global and Divisional IT teams, Procurement MSOs and Finance in the successful implementation of strategies, contract negotiations, and processes
  • Achieve annual productivity targets within the Global Procurement productivity framework
  • Proactively manage the Software category and related services by tracking spend by vendor; and develop preferred supplier analysis, with a goal of reducing the total number of suppliers while maximizing year over year savings
  • Work with PepsiCo and industry specialists leading RFP, RFQ, RFI, competitive bids, maintenance renewals, and miscellaneous projects
  • Lead negotiations, support Master Services Agreement and Statement of Work development, and analyze/evaluate rates to optimize supplier engagements
  • Drive optimization and eliminate waste from Procurement activities to drive continuous improvement
  • Ensure use of PepsiCo’s policies as well as terms and conditions to ensure best in class economics and minimized risk
  • Research and implement industry best practices
  • Encourage use of MWBE suppliers by stakeholders whenever possible; enlist suppliers for second tier spend input
  • Success in role can lead to various other positions across the global Procurement function


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Business, IT or related field
  • 8-10 years’ work experience in Procurement or IT, with a history of success in a breadth of prior challenging experiences
  • Ideally, ability or experience with procurement of:
    • Enterprise software tools (Perpetual licenses, Appliances, SaaS)
    • Security tools
  • Strong strategic, analytical, and project management skills
  • High integrity: won’t compromise values to get results
  • Leadership: eager to embrace and lead change, ability to manage in PepsiCo’s ambiguous matrix environment
  • Focused on results: perseveres and is resilient in the pursuit of objectives, willing to take on new challenges, works to resolve tough issues
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills: comfortable and effective communicating (verbal and written) with all stakeholders, across global markets
  • Highly collaborative: works well with others, and can identify and inform Procurement, internal stakeholders, and suppliers to deliver results; keeps others informed
  • Inclusive: treats all people with respect and fairness, open to and respectful of others’ opinions and points of view
  • Innovative: takes initiative to find ways to get better results, seeks and takes advantage of ideas, best practices and solutions

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

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