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Splunk is looking for an experienced Strategic Sourcing and Category Manager to join the Strategic Sourcing & Procurement team. The Strategic Sourcing Category Manager will have responsibility for leading sourcing projects, making recommendations for vendor selection and process re-engineering to improve efficiency and effectiveness. You will be responsible for developing strong business partnerships to collaborate on strategy across the business unit while driving category, supplier and sourcing strategies, to maximize value including optimizing and reducing cost. You will provide management of the overall supplier relationship including negotiating pricing and contract terms as well as supplier performance and compliance. You will act as a trusted business partner, consulting with management and other subject matter experts to develop category strategies, alternative solutions when necessary, advising on risks, total cost of ownership, and business impacts.
You will be expected to build a cohesive team with internal business partners working with cross-functional groups to support negotiations, risk mitigation and supplier management. You will collaborate with senior level representatives from the business and should be able to advise on viable and efficient sourcing and procurement processes.
This position will be located in Santana Row office.
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