Senior IT Purchasing Manager

Tech Ops Los Angeles, California


Description

Internet Brands is currently seeking a Senior Purchasing Manager to ensure IT software/products are purchased and renewed in a cost and time efficient manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage relationships with IT vendors and serve as the point of contact for the organization
  • Negotiate contract renewals or adds, including pricing and features
  • Ensure successful implementation of vendor contracts
  • Review contracts and track renewal dates/clauses
  • Drive process improvements in vendor acquisition and renewal process
  • Partner with executive management including the CTO and other cross-functional teams to determine software/product needs of the organization

Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in an IT Purchasing Manager role
  • Experience managing/negotiating large IT vendor contracts
  • Familiarity with IT vendor market; ability to make decisions for contract negotiations based on market trends
  • Strong negotiation and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent communication skills and professional demeanor
  • Ability to partner with stakeholders and executives across the organization
  • Attention to detail; ability to manage many vendors/contracts
  • Team player with willingness to work in a collaborative environment

About Internet Brands:

Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., Internet Brands® is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Health, Automotive, Legal, and Home/Travel. The company's award-winning consumer websites lead their categories and serve more than 250 million monthly visitors, while a full range of web presence offerings has established deep, long-term relationships with SMB and enterprise clients. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the flexibility and scalability to fuel the company's continued growth. Internet Brands is a portfolio company of KKR and Temasek. For more information, please visit www.internetbrands.com.

Internet Brands and its wholly-owned affiliates are an equal opportunity employer.