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IT Procurement Manager

Company: InterContinental Hotels Group
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Hotel: Corp Atlanta Ravinia, Three Ravinia Drive, Suite 100, 30346We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG -, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty and a passion for providing True Hospitality.We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences in your own way.With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there are countless opportunities at your fingertips.We're growing; grow with us.

  • We seek a talented and customer-centric individual to join our IHG family as anIT Services Category Manager. As a member of our procurement team, you will lead and manage multiple IT Procurement Services sub-categories, including the sourcing, contracting, and negotiating assigned sourcing events. Your role will be crucial in representing significant spending for IHG across several strategic, specialized, niche service providers and outsourcing firms.
  • You will collaborate with businesses to understand stakeholder requirements, future demand, and strategic needs, and successfully lead and execute on global IT services sourcing events and value-driven initiatives. Your ability to manage change, both internal and external, will be paramount, and you will work in a fast-changing environment that demands agility and effective project and program management skills.
  • As a responsible corporate citizen, ambassador of the IHG brand, and trusted advisor, you will lead/manage responsible procurement [supplier diversity, sustainability, and human rights] and guide IHG through a major change to deliver breakthrough value in support of the overall procurement goals. Additionally, you will align in an agile manner with the always evolving and maturing IHG Procurement operating model and process framework.
  • To succeed in this role, you should have a strong understanding of IT services, outsourcing/offshoring, ITES (IT Enabled Services and call centers), managed services and services automation, and experience with other technology categories like software, hardware, cloud (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS), and telecom is a plus. Your analytical and insight-driven mindset, coupled with your willingness and passion to learn, will support decision-making and deliver higher value (savings, avoidance), assurance of supply, and risk mitigation (benefits) for the stakeholders.
  • You should possess a Bachelor's or master's degree in Finance, Business Administration or in a relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. Your 5+ years of progressive, work-related experience in IT Services category management, and procurement function will be critical, along with your practical project and program management skills, good negotiation and influencing skills, and value-driven mindset.
  • We encourage an inclusive and diverse workplace and expect you to conduct yourself in a manner that reflects this commitment. This role offers a hybrid work schedule with 2-3 days in the office with 10% - 20% travel. Join us and be a part of a team that delivers exceptional service to our guests and stakeholders.We'll reward all your hard work with an excellent salary and benefits - including a great room discount and superb training.Join us and you'll become part of the global IHG family - and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together - we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests, and always look for ways to improve - click here to find out more about us.At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to an individual's race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. IHG is committed to promoting a culture of inclusion where everyone feels safe, respected and valued. We seek talent from all backgrounds to join our teams, and encourage our colleagues to bring their authentic and best selves to work. #LI-SR1Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

Keywords: InterContinental Hotels Group, Atlanta , IT Procurement Manager, Executive , Atlanta, Georgia

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