Cigna Strategic Sourcing Manager - Cigna Information Protection in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Description:

OVERVIEW

The Strategic Sourcing Manager, is a sourcing professional, senior negotiator, and project manager accountable for end-end sourcing and contracting for the Cigna Information Protection (CIP) team within Supply Chain Management’s Category Management & Strategic Sourcing organization. This includes negotiations for and procurement of any technology or service used by CIP including software and software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, hardware, professional services, and other IT security services.

This will include leading technology sourcing and negotiations projects of varying sizes including highly complex competitive bids, direct negotiations in multi-year agreements with suppliers, and negotiation of appropriate master and transaction-level contracts.

The Sourcing Manager will coordinate the involvement and requirements for all internal stakeholders including business, IT, legal, information protection, privacy and other departments needed to negotiate agreements.

Experience negotiating complex software and/or SaaS agreements and the ability to negotiate multiple deals at the same time will be considered favorably for applicants.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES

The Strategic Sourcing Manager will negotiate software and SaaS agreements and that include the following activities:

•Identify opportunities to improve the sourcing approach and procurement process which could have significant financial impact on the organization

•Develops timelines and organizes internal matrix team to negotiate an agreement

•Manages day-to-day execution of sourcing process and facilitates involvement of expert internal resources

Qualifications:

•Minimum of five years’ experience in strategic sourcing, supplier management, finance or information technology experience preferred.

•Minimum of five years’ experience negotiating, evaluating, or using software and SaaS licensing arrangements

•General financial analysis skills and experience

•Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred

Primary Location: Bloomfield-Connecticut

Work Locations: 900 Cottage Grove Road Wilde Bloomfield 06152

Job: Admin/Gen Mgt--Corp Services

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Employee Status: Individual Contributor

Job Type: Full-time

Job Level: Day Job

Travel:

Job Posting: Oct 9, 2018, 12:00:00 PM

Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status. Need an accommodation? Email: SeeYourself@cigna.com