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IT Strategic Sourcing Project Manager R18-340

Portland, Oregon 97204
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APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled


For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.


PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.


IT Strategic Sourcing Project Manager (R18-340)

The Strategic Sourcing Project Manager reports directly to the Supply Chain Manager with dotted-line reporting to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for developing and deploying strategic sourcing activities for key Information Technology (IT) initiatives. These strategic sourcing initiatives may span all IT categories of spend, comprised of approximately $90 million in addressable annual spend.


Specific responsibilities may include:


·        Identifying sourcing initiatives through historical spend data analysis, IT industry opportunity assessment(s), personal experience, and CIO vision.

·        Collaborating with subject matter experts from various departments to develop requirements and supplier evaluation criteria.

·        Driving the procurement process, including Request for Proposals (RFPs) for IT goods and services in compliance with PGE procurement guidelines.

·        Managing the overall contracting process with strategic providers of IT goods and services; and

·        Providing on-going oversight of key IT supplier relationships.

·        Participating in the development of the operating model within the IT organization to fully leverage strategic contracting efforts.



Bring the following skills to our team:


·        Extensive and increasing experience in complex and multi-year strategic sourcing activity for contracts and engagements with annual spend of $10M or more.

·        Experience facilitating the contract process and managing supplier relationships.

·        Experience procuring goods and services within the IT space including desktop computing hardware and software, enterprise software licensing, software as a service (SAAS), enterprise database management software and related hardware, telecommunications software and hardware, and/or IT infrastructure maintenance services.

·        Working knowledge of ITIL standard processes

·        Prior experience with PeopleSoft ERP preferred but not required

·        Formulating effective sourcing strategies that accomplish performance and savings goals, anticipate potential threats or opportunities, and are consistent with company and organization goals and policies.

·        Delivering clear and convincing oral presentations to individuals or groups and facilitates an open exchange of ideas.

·        Developing, communication and executing complex negotiation plans and strategies

·        Using persuasion and informal influence to gain cooperation from others to obtain information and accomplish goals.

·        Managing and prioritizing multiple responsibilities.

·        Maintaining contract data in the corporate ERP and records systems (PeopleSoft, SharePoint, eRecords).

·        Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships to drive engagement and deliver value


The successful candidate will typically have Minimum of ten years of IT-specific procurement experience and a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Finance, or related field. Master’s preferred. CPSM or CPIM preferred. Valid driver’s license with evidence of safe driving habits required.


Join us today and power your potential!


PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. 


To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R18-340. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.


PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.


Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

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