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Senior Global Procurement – Sourcing Lead Senior Vice President – Technology Sourcing

Job Req ID 24745340 Location(s) Irving, Texas; Jacksonville, Florida; Tampa, Florida; New York, New York Job Type Hybrid Job Category Corporate Services
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This is a Senior Global Procurement – Sourcing Lead role responsible for managing and executing all Procurement and Sourcing activities relating to Technology requirements from the Business.  The role will focus on Technology Professional Services and Software/SaaS requirements. This is a Global role working across all regions. 

The role is responsible for working with Senior Business leaders to align the Procurement Strategy to the Business Strategy.  A key part of the role is to independently manage Strategic, high value often complex Supplier competitive events and Contract execution.  The role works with large cross functional teams to ensure best in class execution of Procurement - Sourcing events and Contracts and leverages the internal network of partners to execute at speed.  The role is required to manage complex contract negotiations related to Commercial terms.  A key part of the role is to continually build the category strategy and ensure deal and contract execution is in line with the Strategy and within Citi’s risk profile.

The primary means by which the performance of the individual will be assessed will be internal Business satisfaction, creating and delivering on Procurement - Sourcing Strategies, execution of Contracts and projects, sourcing savings, and leadership (In either a team manager or an individual contributor role) and adherence to standards, procedures and policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recognize the requirements that internal Businesses have for the category and their strategic and tactical initiatives that will impact the category needs.
  • Leverage Citi spend and Supplier scale across internal Businesses.
  • Using experience, internal Citi knowledge and outside research, understand the market position of incumbent Suppliers as well as pre-eminent and emerging Suppliers for the category (regionally and by business as needed).
  • Build a three year Category Strategy designed to maximize the Category's value to Citi through strategic sourcing, Supplier management and internal Business engagement.  Syndicate the strategy and revise it through collaboration with business.
  • Educate internal Business on the Category Strategy and develop with them execution plans.
  • Establish reputation within the sourcing organization and business partners as subject matter expert.
  • Partner with Supplier Management and Third Party Risk Management to understand Supplier performance and that the risk profiles are incorporated into the category Strategy or are used to revise the Strategy as needed.
  • Utilize a standard Procurement - Sourcing methodology (define requirements, develop a sourcing strategy, develop the RFP/negotiate the deal, implement, and manage the engagement). 
  • Ensure work is competitively bid wherever appropriate and help clients select the best source of supply for competed deals.  Lead cross-functional teams in the development and execution of Requests for Proposal (eRFx’s) for Global initiatives, which includes RFP drafting, managing deadlines, reviewing proposals, developing scoring matrices, preparing Supplier selection recommendations, and pricing negotiations.
  • Manage and maintain effective contract and commercial terms with existing Suppliers, aimed at reducing risk and achieving market competitive commercial terms to reduce total cost of ownership.
  • Lead the Sourcing process and Supplier negotiations, utilizing support organizations such as Third Party Utility, Sourcing Utilities, Finance and Legal to implement projects.
  • Structure and negotiate new Master Agreements and Work Orders/Statements of Work/Schedules, as well as manage Supplier contract disputes.
  • Provide direction to Sourcing Utilities on the the execution of the low complex projects and contracts.  Maximize use of the Sourcing Utilities for low complex work to drive efficiency.
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant standards, procedures, policies, ethical practices and relevant laws and regulations.
  • Effectively manage a large sourcing project book of work individually, and potentially in increased book of work across a set of direct reports as well
  • Potentially manage a team of sourcing professionals  


  • Global Leadership – Ability to work with large cross functional groups across multiple regions.  Ability to build strong partnership with Legal is essential.  Ability to succeed in a fast paced, agile environment with changing requirements.  Excellent intercultural communication skills and strong passion for delivery for internal Businesses.  Execution orientated and ability to navigate through process complexity to achieve results.
  • Relationship Building – Confident at working with C Suite Technology and Business leads whilst taking time for more Junior Technology leads.  Ability to understand internal Business Strategy and provide consult on Procurement - Sourcing Strategy that leans into the Business strategy.  Significant consultative experiences at branded management consulting companies a plus.
  • Contracting skills - Skilled in structuring agreements to provide continuity during transitions and assembling support teams and Technology.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in Technology Sourcing, with specific experience in Professional Services and Business Application Software. 5+ years in technology development and/or project management a plus.
  • Certified Purchase Professional such as CPM or CIPS preferred.
  • Lean and/or SixSigma certification a plus.

Contract and Supplier Management Experience:

  • Advanced computer skills with a focus on Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Demonstrated success in achieving savings goals and other performance metrics.
  • Demonstrated relationship management, influencing, negotiation, and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent financial and economic analyses and modeling
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication.


  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience.  Master’s degree preferred.


Job Family Group:

Corporate Services


Job Family:

Supply Chain


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

Irving Texas United States


Primary Location Full Time Salary Range:

$144,480.00 - $216,720.00

In addition to salary, Citi’s offerings may also include, for eligible employees, discretionary and formulaic incentive and retention awards. Citi offers competitive employee benefits, including: medical, dental & vision coverage; 401(k); life, accident, and disability insurance; and wellness programs. Citi also offers paid time off packages, including planned time off (vacation), unplanned time off (sick leave), and paid holidays. For additional information regarding Citi employee benefits, please visit Available offerings may vary by jurisdiction, job level, and date of hire.


Anticipated Posting Close Date:

May 08, 2024


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