Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.
Reengineering & Expense Management Department (REM) works in close partnership with the businesses within Morgan Stanley and supports functions to identify and execute opportunities to manage expenses through strategic sourcing, demand management, process reengineering and procurement management.
IT Sourcing is part of the REM department. It partners with the Firm's business units to identify best practice solutions that will manage global costs and processes surrounding the acquisition of all IT related goods and services.
The Sourcing Professional will help lead the complex sourcing/purchasing of Network and Telecommunications voice and data hardware and carrier transport services for Firmwide Sourcing, reporting into the Global Head of IT Telecom Sourcing.
Manage a global pipeline of sourcing projects and their related services
Build and maintain relationships with Business Units and Technology stakeholders, advising on sourcing options and strategies
Solicit competitive bids from multiple suppliers using sourcing tools such as the quoting process, electronic tender and/or reverse auction before evaluating/scoring bids
Lead and support with vendor selection; contract negotiations and drafting vendor contracts, working closely with Legal and Business Unit and Technology stakeholders
Collaborate with global colleagues to ensure specific regional requirements and limitations are incorporated into sourcing projects
Develop and implement RFI/RFP/RFQ's (including eRFx)
Support strategic projects that leverage global vendor relationships for cost advantage and quality transactions from a shareholder perspective
Understanding and experience in sourcing including ecommerce, sourcing strategies and solid knowledge of system technology
Knowledge of European telecom environment including transport, hardware / software, managed services, mobility and co-location services: - IT/Telco Resources (Staffing & Consulting) - Carrier (Transport) - Sales & Trading (Networks and Hardware) - Hardware (Voice and Networks)
Excellent relationship management skills to build trusted relationships
Strong project management and organizational skills
Able to develop category plans and account plans
Broad Technology Proficiency
Broad Procurement Proficiency
Knowledge of the key aspects of IT/Telco legal contracts including metrics and service level agreements
Strong oral and written communications skills
Strong IT & Telecommunication knowledge and understanding of IT/Telco issues and challenges
Strong knowledge and understanding of sourcing options and their strengths and weaknesses
Strong negotiation skills
Strong facilitation skills
Strong knowledge of the vendor marketplace
Strong knowledge and proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel & PowerPoint especially)
Attention to detail
Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.
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