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IT Sourcing/Vendor Manager

Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air partners with customers to solve their most critical packaging challenges with innovative solutions that leave our world, environment, and communities better than we found them. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands includes Cryovac® food packaging and Bubble Wrap® protective packaging which respectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.7 billion in sales in 2018 and has approximately 15,500 employees who serve customers in 123 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

This position supports the Sourcing function for the IT Purchasing Team. The Department is specifically responsible for Leading Sourcing events related to Managed Services, Infrastructure, Telecom, Mobility Professional Services, Software, Hardware and Third Party Hosting solutions. The team’s specific roles are to manage vendors and work with internal Stakeholders to Source and Negotiate information technology related goods and services.  This includes sourcing, contract negotiation, renewals and cost management for each sourcing opportunity.


Responsibilities include:


  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with vendor partners
  • Establishing relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external to Sealed Air IT
  • Assisting in the negotiation of new contracts and/or changes to existing contracts
  • Assisting in the completion of financial analysis and contract terms for Sourcing events
  • May be responsible for providing boilerplate for standard contractual IT vendor terms and conditions, in accordance with Sealed Air standards
  • Assisting others with development of purchase requests, contract input and creating reports as needed to support process and peers
  • Assisting in the development and completion of Request For Proposals
  • 5+ years of strategic IT sourcing/vendor management experience
  • Experience dealing with mobile network providers
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team to provide value add IT related goods and services
  • Ability to drive results and prioritize work activities
  • Previous work experience related to purchase request and purchase order development
  • Experience working with technology related vendors

    Educational requirement:
    Bachelor's degree in a relevant field preferred (or 4 or more years of experience in related field);

Preferred Additional qualifiacations:

  • SAP experience
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities, including planning, management and execution of responsibilities
  • Must have ability to collaborate with stakeholders, while still maintaining strong and effective relationships
  • Experience working with contract management systems


Requisition id: 27671 

Relocation: Yes  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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