Dell Global Commodity Manager - Software in Austin, Texas
Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Software Commodity Manager on our Technology Direct Procurement team in Austin.
A ground-breaking company making game-changing products needs an exceptional supply chain. Commodity Management within Materials and Procurement develops and implements plans to support forecasted needs for suppliers or commodities. We use our in-depth knowledge of foreign and domestic markets to negotiate supplier agreements and contracts with optimum pricing and terms. We also harness our understanding of commodity qualities, transportation options, risk management and supply chain evaluation models to develop optimal commodity management strategies.
-Negotiate software licensing contracts with key suppliers in support of our thin client engineering team
-Interface with product group, finance, legal, marketing, suppliers etc to manage delas end to end
-Ensure all process are followed related to supply/licensing decisions
-Bachelors degree and 3+ years of direct or indirect procurement experience
Effective communication and presentation skills
Demonstrated analytical skills
Ability to work collaboratively with others
-Experience with open source, IT sourcing, SW licensing
-Prior knowledge of Ariba contracts
-Management of complex deals
We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
If you can combine polished negotiating skills with strong market knowledge, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.
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