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IT Indirect Procurement Lead
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Harley-Davidson | Milwaukee, WI
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Job Description

Auto req ID: 5646BR
Title: IT Indirect Procurement Lead
Job Function: Materials Management
State and City: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Shift: Shift 1

Job Summary
Since 1903, our bold and unique purpose has been fulfilling dreams of personal freedom for our customers -
and we live our purpose every day. It's more than just a business to us. Our passion for our products and loyalty to our millions of riders and fans worldwide inspire us to deliver premium motorcycles, parts and accessories, apparel, and unmistakable and unmatched experiences.

From Milwaukee to Milano, and many places in between, our employees are essential to our success. We need people who wake up every day with a passion for customers and who come to work with the creativity and drive to make amazing things happen.

The Harley-Davidson Motor Company Headquarters in Milwaukee, WI is home to the Enterprise Contact Center (ECC) providing long-term support of our products after they are launched into commerce. Join our team as a Lead within the Indirect Procurement department and help support IT procurement activities.

This is what you'll do:

• Provide influential leadership, strategy, and global compliance for IT spend.

• Develop strategic plans for the implementation of major indirect procurement activities essential to achieving work unit plans' goals and objectives focusing on quality, cost, timing, and compliance.

• Be responsible for contract execution including (but not limited to) complex professional service agreements, pricing negotiations, licensing, XaaS, statement of work development, data security, risk mitigation, service level agreements, key performance indicators and minimum insurance requirements for software, hardware, telecom and service delivery categories.

• Lead the development and execution of IT category plans and sourcing strategies that include industry trends, spend analytics, project pipeline, cost savings and resource planning activities.

• Develop and execute cost savings strategies to support company goals and departmental commitments.

• Engage and collaborate with internal Legal, Risk and Security departments to ensure contract agreement compliance pertaining to legal implications; terms and conditions required to protect the company - ownership, intellectual property, data security and liability/indemnification.

• Deliver value to the organization through developing RFx documents, evaluating supplier proposals (scope, cost, timing, resource modeling, risk, etc.), supplier recommendation and qualification in order to ensure project success.

Education Required
A bachelor's degree in supply chain, information technology, business administration, or equivalent is preferred.

Experience Required

• The successful candidate will have a minimum of eight (8) years of demonstrated performance in technical competencies of procurement, information technologies, and/or contract management.

• Possess a global view of information technology competency, capabilities, direction and industry trends for hardware, software, telecom and service delivery.

Supplemental Information
We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We believe that employees do their best work when they are free to be themselves. This means our dress code is relaxed, and all types of work styles are welcomed.

Direct Reports: Yes
Travel Required: 0-10%

About Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson, Inc.operates in two segments: the Motorcycles & Related Products segment and the Financial Services segment. The Motorcycles & Related Products (Motorcycles) segment includes the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Motor Company) and the group of companies doing business as Buell Motorcycle Company (Buell). The Motorcycles segment designs, manufactures and sells at wholesale primarily heavyweight (engine displacement of 651+cc) touring, custom and performance motorcycles, as well as a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise and related services. The Financial Services (Financial Services) segment includes the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS). HDFS provides wholesale and retail financing and insurance and insurance-related programs to Harley-Davidson and Buell dealers. In August 2008, the Company announced the completion of its purchase of MV Agusta Group.