Job Information

Autodesk IT Vendor Mangement in Novi, Michigan

Job Requisition ID #

24WD79107

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Vendor Management, The ESE Vendor Manager will be responsible for managing relationships with strategic, new and renewing technology suppliers ensuring first and foremost that Autodesk is receiving the best value from suppliers and that suppliers are meeting or exceeding expectations on all contractual obligations.

The Vendor Manager will work closely with different levels of stakeholders and leaders within ESE. This requires a passion for customer service and the ability to skillfully manage the supplier lifecycle and related request from beginning to end. Additionally, the Vendor Manager will be required to proactively seek out opportunities to deliver cost savings via a close collaborative partnership with the Autodesk Sourcing team.

Responsibilities

  • Key stakeholder in the vendor management lifecycle include CIO staff, the ESE domain business owners, Finance, Sourcing, Procurement and Legal

  • Work with Business Owners, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Privacy and Security teams on RF(x) processes, technical supplier evaluations, security assessments, and other projects as needed

  • Monitor supplier performance, financial status, SLA/KPI monitoring

  • Support and facilitate any disputes between business and supplier to resolution

  • Set up regular check-ins with supplier account managers, facilitate regular conversations between the business unit/stakeholder(s) and supplier operations teams

  • Monitor and ensure contract renewals are planned and executed well in advance of the expiration

  • Support the business in demand planning and monitor against the plan

  • Flag overages and additional budget asks well in advance

  • Work with Business, Procurement, Finance, and Legal teams to ensure contracts have appropriate terms and conditions, service level agreements, key performance indicators, and escalation processes

  • Own the procure to pay process for strategic suppliers. This may include the issuance of Pos and the resolution of invoices

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Purchasing or other Operations related field

  • 8+ years of progressive experience in management of technology vendor relationships which include but are not exclusive to Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, Software, Hardware, and or Telecom

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, tactical and strategic planning, presentation (verbal, and written) communication skills

  • Ability to read and interpret legal documents such as contracts, terms and conditions, non-disclosure agreements

  • Ability to work with and empower others on a collaborative basis to ensure success of the team

  • Ability to establish workflows, manage multiple projects, and meet necessary deadlines

  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Intermediate Excel, PowerPoint) and purchasing systems such as Ariba, SAP

About Autodesk

Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.

We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!

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About Autodesk

Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.

We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!

Benefits

From health and financial benefits to time away and everyday wellness, we give Autodeskers the best, so they can do their best work. Learn more about our benefits in the U.S. by visiting https://benefits.autodesk.com/

Salary transparency

Salary is one part of Autodesk’s competitive compensation package. For U.S.-based roles, we expect a starting base salary between $94,400 and $162,800. Offers are based on the candidate’s experience and geographic location, and may exceed this range. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Diversity & Belonging

We take pride in cultivating a culture of belonging and an equitable workplace where everyone can thrive. Learn more here: https://www.autodesk.com/company/diversity-and-belonging

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Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.

We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!

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