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Lead Commodity Specialist - Digital Technology Sourcing

Company name
General Electric Company

Alpharetta, GA, United States

Employment Type

It, Energy, Operations

Posted on
Jun 12,2019

Valid Through
Sep 25,2019

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Role Summary:In this role, you will be responsible for providing strategic sourcing support to the GE Global Operations IT Finance Team working with Software Suppliers that provide IT products and services that support Corporate and Business Financial Systems.

Essential Responsibilities:As an IT Sourcing Specialist for Global Operations Functions Sourcing, you will establish relationships by building trust with internal & external stakeholders, then develop/execute strategies to meet business outcomes. You will lead and have responsibility for negotiations and sourcing initiatives for the Global Operations Functions CIO and their staff.

Create and drive sourcing strategies in alignment with the GE Digital’s Global Operations Finance IT vision around centralized shared Finance services such as Financial Reporting, Ledger Systems, Data and Analytics, Financial Datalake, Sourcing Customer Connect, Customs and Tax

Partner with Sourcing leadership at the highest levels to ensure all commercial requirements capture desired cost, performance, service, and business outcomes.

Develop & cultivate mutually beneficial relationships and strategic engagements with key partners.

Plan and assist Sourcing manager with the most strategic negotiations across the company, and managing category spend.

Help negotiate the full spectrum of products, goods, and services for IT Global Operations Finance to include hardware, software (& SaaS), and professional services.

Collaborate with appropriate finance, compliance, and legal subject matter experts in the negotiation and execution of high value contracts including Master Services, Enterprise License, Master Product Agreements, Statements of Work, and Non-Disclosure Agreements.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college or a high school diploma/GED with at least 5 years relevant experience

Minimum of 4 years' experience in Sourcing or IT Program Management

Desired Characteristics:

4 years experience in IT Sourcing

Adept at Office tools including Excel, Word, PPT and other workplace tools necessary for data analysis and contract review

Proven ability to learn processes for Buy to Pay and Source to Buy

Proven strong analytical skills

Lean Six Sigma certified

GE Leadership Program Graduate

Demonstrated team player with a strong initiative to win

Demonstrated professional oral/written communication and negotiation skills

Proven strong project management skills

Working knowledge of ERP/ SSP systems

Experience with RFQ implementation and execution

History with supplier base consolidation

About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;Georgia;Alpharetta;

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Company Profile
GE {NYSE: GE} works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

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