JOHNSON CONTROLS INC Indirect Category Manager Technology in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Indirect Category Manager -- Technology (WD30057141311) What you will do: Function as the technology lead for Tyco Retail Solutions business unit and single point of contact for technology agreements Co-Develop and implement a Software and Technology category strategy consistent with company processes and objectives Lead strategic sourcing activities, including but not limited to: spend analysis (benchmarking, supply market analysis, supplier analysis, RFI/RFP building, negotiations, baseline analysis, contracting, outsourcing & offshoring, product lifecycle management, building business cases) Represent JCI's "single-voice" when leading supplier negotiations, developing appropriate negotiation strategies, strengthening supplier relationships, and providing feedback on supplier performance Lead deep dives on active strategic sourcing initiatives Engage with suppliers and business partners to ensure supplier integration of user needs, providing feedback on supplier performance Manage internal relationships with key business stakeholders for assigned categories and procurement business units Continually identify leading practices from inside and outside the company for implementation and adoption Participate in business planning process to support business and category goals, and core metrics Directs and implements global policies, procedures and standards that support Global Procurement Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: 6 years Category Management, Strategic Sourcing expertise in global category of Software, or other relevant corporate experience 2 years IT industry experience with an understanding global applications and IT Infrastructure or Finance High financial acumen with ability to construct and negotiate complex global agreements in Telecom and Infrastructure Excellent communication skills, ability to influence and drive alignment on complex strategies with the business Strong analytical skills with ability to manage multiple detailed projects Global working knowledge of procurement policy, processes and tools Able to achieve goals, self-motivate, take initiative and generally operate with minimal supervision Able to challenge status quo and create innovative sourcing ideas that drive cost reduction in Telecom and Infrastructure categories Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline such as IT, supply chain, engineering, mathematics, or relevant business disciplines ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: Qualified females, minorities, and special disabled veterans and other veterans are encouraged to apply.