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Procurement Operations Specialist in Albuquerque, NM at Veritude

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Veritude is hiring a Procurement Operations/Software Asset Management Specialist to work in Albuquerque at Fidelity Investments.

Do you enjoy the art of negotiation? Then you should become a part of the Fidelity Software Asset Management Team now! Our team collaborates with an array of business units in Westlake and around the globe.

The Expertise We’re Looking For

  • Bachelors or equivalent with 3+ years of experience in procurement / software asset management
  • Experience in the Software Asset Management and or Software Category Management (licensing terms & negotiations)  preferred
  • Exceptional Project Management skills

The Skills You Bring

  • In collaboration with Category Managers, you will interact with a broad array of business unit stakeholders to manage their software maintenance renewals in accordance with Fidelity’s standard processes.
  • You will provide support to business units to identify and understand audit and compliance risks and reporting obligations within the contractual terms and conditions of the software agreement.
  • You will research multiple sources of data to derive a commercial position statement to demonstrate current software use and compliance.
  • You will work on supplier negotiations with incumbent vendors and assist the business in on-boarding new vendors including completing risk assessments, etc.
  • You have a strong working knowledge of MS office (Excel / Word and PowerPoint).
  • You will build relationships and people management skills.
  • You have strong written, oral and presentation skills.
  • You have a proven ability to provide excellent Customer Service

The Value You Deliver

  • Partnering with leaders and key business stakeholders to develop long-term software compliance strategies within the software category and on behalf of the business units.
  • Leading software maintenance renewal negotiations, promoting and supporting procurement process and software use and compliance policies for and on behalf of Fidelity business units
  • Engage and regularly collaborate with various members of cyber security, risk, legal, and finance before and during any software audit, compliance event or negotiation. 
  • Working to achieve best-in-class pricing with suppliers on negotiations
  • Fostering relationships with suppliers to achieve better pricing and quality of services