Director, Global Networking & Tech Hardware (Procurement)

Director, Global Networking & Tech Hardware (Procurement)
Company:

Equinix


Place:

Assam


Director, Global Networking & Tech Hardware (Procurement)

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Director, Global Networking & Tech Hardware (Procurement) Ashburn Tampa Remote Location - United States of America Frisco Director, Global Networking & Tech Hardware (Procurement) Equinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. That’s why we're always looking for creative and forward thinking people who can help us achieve our goal of global interconnection. With 200 data centers in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home to the Cloud, supporting over 1000 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development. We are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations and complex cloud and application solutions. At Equinix, we make the internet work faster, better, and more reliably. We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving hard problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions. Our culture is at the heart of our success and it’s our authentic, humble, gritty people who create The Magic of Equinix. We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do. Responsibilities Global Procurement Network Connectivity, IT Hardware, Support & Maintenance Sr Manager. Manages overall goals for global team and reports to Procurement Leadership regarding progress, challenges, and assistance required Works with Executive Leadership of Internal Customers to develop: Global Procurement Strategy & Initiatives Global Procurement Goals Opportunities for improvements of existing processes/procedures Provides support, where needed, to Team Leads for Supplier Management escalations at the executive level for high profile/high spend engagements Provides feedback to Team Leads from Procurement Leadership for overall Procurement initiatives, and the Team’s role in fulfilling those initiatives Reports to CPO – Chief Procurement Officer Provides performance feedback to associates Identifies growth opportunities to associates Qualifications Technical Requirements 7 years’ worth of experience in a strategic procurement role sourcing international capacity (fiber, ducts, wavelengths, leases, IP Transit, etc.), satellite, subsea and voice from global and regional carriers. 10 years preferred. Proven experience in global procurement models and strategies in procuring access (IRUs, buy, bulk, build, own) Strong supplier, internal customer, and industry relationships at executive level and above Extensive knowledge of market benchmarking and best practices for required categories Connectivity: Darkfiber, Bandwidth, Leased line connectivity, voice & IP transit, DC peering, mobile connectivity Technology Hardware: Enterprise network switches, data storage, routers, servers, laptops, etc. Maintenance & Support contracts /licenses (re-)negations experience Bachelor's degree Skills Advanced communication and presentation skills to an executive leadership audience Advanced analytical skills Relationship management skills for internal and external engagements Exceptional time management skills Strong negotiation skills Financial acumen skills Strong knowledge of Microsoft office products; specifically, PowerPoint and Excel Lead market intelligence gathering regarding categories, anticipate strategic opportunities and keep key stakeholders informed Own the category management playbook Category/commodity sourcing experience Industry experience in network and equipment sourcing at a global scale International procurement experience Demonstrated performance in prior role(s), with increasing levels of responsibility Management of globally diverse team members Knowledge of markets outside the US is desired Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Posted Today Full time JR-114363 About Us Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. (US Applicants) Please click here to see the “EEO is the Law” poster and supplement. Please click here to see our EEO Policy Statement. Please click here to see our Pay Transparency Policy Statement. Equinix participates in E-Verify. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please visit E-Verify . Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you need assistance in applying for an open position, you may send an email toS taffingequinix.com . Please provide your contact information and let us know how we can assist you. Equinix maintains a list of preferred recruiting agencies. If your company is not on our list, please do not contact us regarding our postings. Please also refrain from making contact with anyone outside of the company HR department.


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