Director, Services IT Sourcing

  • Ciudad de México
  • Thomson Reuters
Director, Services Procurement Sourcing Are you passionate about the chance to bring your procurement experience to a world-class company that is market-leading or both content and technology? If yes, we’re looking for you. Thomson Reuters (TR) is the world’s leading source of news, information, and software for professional markets with over 87% of revenue derived electronically or as software and services. Customers rely on TR to deliver the intelligence, technology, and human expertise they need to compete in a world of increasing complexity. Our customers operate in complex arenas that move society forward — Legal Professionals, Tax and Accounting Professionals, Corporates (tax, legal, compliance), Government and Print as well as News & Media. The business has operated in more than 100 countries for more than 100 years and has over 24,000 employees currently. Join our team You will be part of Global Services, which comprises procurement, real estate, and facilities management functions. We are responsible for delivering value by providing safe, efficient, and effective procurement and real estate services to Thomson Reuters businesses and functional operations. Our overarching mission is to ensure our colleagues spend less time and energy on ordering Services, ensuring their primary focus is building great content and products that delight TR customers and grow TR business. About the Role In this opportunity as a Director, Services IT Sourcing: You will be a member of the Technology Sourcing Leadership team reporting to the Technology Sourcing Vice President and your primary focus will be to lead a team of Sourcing Managers and Associates to a) deliver and optimize software renewals and purchases on behalf of TR globally and b) deliver IT Sourcing services and analytical support to the existing IT category teams through a Center of Excellence model. You will be responsible for the effective and timely delivery of projects against their timeline and plan and to coordinate a group of sourcing professionals to drive results in alignment with the category strategies You will lead the development of the Procurement function and the delivery of procurement consultancy services in accordance with industry best practices enabling value creation to the business. You will lead ongoing improvements in sourcing capability and maturity at Thomson Reuters by executing best-practice sourcing methodology and standards and will develop your team to become a high performing team driven by excellence principles around strategy creation, data quality and effective execution and reporting. You will lead sourcing projects and programs spanning low/mid budgets, one-year/multi-year contracts, and low/mid risk profiles for the business. You will serve as internal business subject matter expert in a couple of domains or service areas, providing guidance and policy awareness, analyzing feedback for program enhancements, managing different tools and working in conjunction with internal partners and suppliers. You will ensure to continuously deliver flawless and frictionless customer service performance from your teams. You will lead a team of 8 FTEs operating from Mexico, India and the US. About You You’re a fit for the role if your background includes: You have a minimum of 8-10 years global experience, working in matrixed teams, Procurement and Sourcing teams. You have the ability to constantly drive and deliver results, reduce downtime to the business and avoid barriers to productivity. You are capable to plan and prioritize effectively and then efficiently manage yourself, your team, other resources, processes, and tools to successfully deliver value creation projects. You have a sound understanding of and can apply most elements of the strategy development process with the ability to execute it. You are able to assign work, allocate resources, monitor results, control costs and manage staff on multiple projects. Functional experience applying sourcing methodologies (e.g. 7 steps) to different categories of spend in the IT/Technology domain and managing a large range of stakeholders. Fact-based savings results through complex negotiation processes for IT areas of spend. Soft skills You have a positive attitude to work and win in teams. Leadership: Capable of delivering through others, act as a role model, create synergies, obtain the best from the team members and keep an energized and connected team. You are experienced in managing and leading change, delegating, and empowering others to increase their contribution and keep people accountable. You can build and maintain strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders and ensure Procurement Sourcing operates seamlessly and meets the needs of our colleagues and organization. Other You have excellent verbal and written communications skills in English, and adaptable for non-native English speakers. You hold a Master’s degree in either: Computer Science, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Project Management or Business Administration. Microsoft Office experience is desirable. Location: CDMX LI-JA1 What’s in it For You? You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to yourpersonal and professional growth through: Hybrid Work Model: We’ve adopted a flexible hybrid working environment for our office-based roles while delivering a seamless experience that is digitally and physically connected. Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: company-wide Mental Health Days Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking. Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we have never talked about with as much pride as we should – we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth, and transparency. Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world. Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing. We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward. Accessibility As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. 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