Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. Aerojet Rocketdyne offers a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.
We seek a Senior Manager - IT Vendor Management in our Sacramento, CA location.
Technology Vendor Management will have a passion for delivering Company wide technology products and services, defining process improvement and scaling company vendor relations along with a desire to relentlessly champion best practices in a growing Aerospace and Defense company. You will lead the Vendor Management Office by defining goals, standards, methods and procedures to optimize all technology and IT vendors effectiveness across the company. You will be responsible for a combination of IT vendor contract, performance relationship and risk management. The Vendor Management team has both direct and matrixed team members dedicated to creating a value drive Vendor Management Portfolio.
100% - Translates IT roadmap plans into vendor requirements, uses expertise in the development of commercial terms with providers to advise and lead the requirements definition for procurement, legal, IT and business teams.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and at least fourteen (14) years (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) of business/industry work experience with a broad range of exposure to various business segments and technical environments.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information. Having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Must have a broad range of exposure to various business segments and technical environments. At least 3 years of experience with managing team(s) responsible in strategic planning, financial analysis and client management.
Competence demonstrated in working with a broad range of diverse and complicated business functions and/or units. Candidate must possess strong business acumen at the strategic level vs tactical.
The Service Manager works with all levels of management and the I.T. Outsourcer to ensure financial, contractual and technical requirements are aligned.
Moderate travel may be required.
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.