Position Type:
Permanent

Experience Required:
3+ years of related experience required.

Job Category:
Procurement

Job Location:
Grapevine (TX) - Hybrid Role

Education Required:
College degree in Business, Economics, or related field.

Procurement Category Manager (IT Spend)

POSITION OVERVIEW

This role is a key position within our procurement team to manage the IT spend across the business. It will include hardware (eg: digital tags), software and managed service provision. The position will work closely with key stakeholders to create and implement strategy.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set the direction for the IT category.
  • Share and implement the category strategy with senior stakeholders.
  • Identify opportunities to create value and implement them through negotiation, data analysis, process improvement or any other appropriate means.
  • Manage risk, including data and security.
  • Source the right vendor for new outsourcing projects.
  • Partner with IT on their transformation roadmap and work effectively with colleagues to  challenge ways of working.
  • Manage supplier performance and seek operational improvements.
  • Ensure clear documentation and business understanding of supplier agreements.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • College degree in Business, Economics, or related field.
  • 3+ years of related experience required.
  • Previous procurement experience, ideally in professional services.
  • Knowledge of cargo/MRO operations and/or ULD management preferred.
  • Experience leading procurement of an IT category or sub-category.

WHY UNILODE?

  • Competitive compensation
  • 16 days of paid time off
  • 11 Paid holidays
  • 1 Floating holiday (to be used on employee’s date of choice)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance
  • Company Paid Vision, Basic Life & Short and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match

This is a hybrid position.