The Hertz Corporation SOURCING MANAGER - IT in Estero, Florida

General Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

Working collaboratively with Hertz business stakeholders across a range of Commodities in IT to develop and execute sourcing strategies that deliver continuous cost, performance and process improvement staying current with market trends and best practice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute category sourcing projects including strategy development, benchmarking, supplier negotiation, SOW and SLA development, award recommendation, business case presentation, risk management assessment and contract negotiation

  • Utilize strong analytical skills to develop end to end TCO strategies and challenge the way commodities are currently sourced

  • Provide knowledge and input to stakeholders by undertaking category research on competitive options and industry benchmarks.

  • Manage high volume of supplier contract negotiations requiring focus on competitive sourcing, mitigating risk and SLA development

  • Provide leadership in the drafting of contracts and contract management

  • Able to redline contracts based on business needs

  • Introduce systems and processes that will improve the sourcing process particularly in complex categories where sourcing solutions must comprehend total cost of ownership

  • Partner with procurement operations supporting the implementation of Oracle ERP and new P2P processes with the supply base

  • Perform total cost of ownership evaluations. Stay current with competitive environment, monitoring and assessing changes that could impact category including, but not limited to supplier M&A activity, legislative change, and technology change

Mandatory Requirements

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or other related field; MBA desired but not required

Professional Experience:

  • Indirect category sourcing experience with a Fortune 500 company is preferred but not required

  • Analytical Modelling and experience in challenging current business processes

  • Experience working in a less developed system environment where sourcing solutions require high level of data gathering from suppliers and internal stakeholders

  • Experience in designing & executing sourcing strategies that consistently deliver measurable bottom line cost savings

  • Experience with contract language evaluation, editing and interactions with legal department

  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organizing/time management and problem solving skills

  • Project Management, Sourcing/Procurement/Operations/Supply Chain Management


  • Well-developed analytical thinking with a focus on business.

  • Experience working with diverse Sourcing and Procurement (Operations/Supply Chain) stakeholders to address complex projects

  • Well-developed knowledge of Sourcing/Category Management processes


  • Results oriented, excellent analytical, process and problem solving skills

  • Team player with initiative and a positive attitude

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization

  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal

  • Strong ability to effectively manage in a matrix organizational structure working with multiple internal stakeholders.

  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent understanding of the English language

  • Highly detail oriented

  • Project and process management skills

  • Time management skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities


  • Effective Communication

  • Drive Collaboration

  • Builds Talent

  • Demonstrates Initiative

  • Process Excellence

  • Passion for Customer Service & Stakeholder Success

  • Leading Courageously

  • Agility and Adaptability

  • Personal Accountability

  • Trust and Integrity

  • Drives Execution

  • Thought Leadership

  • Use Insightful judgment

  • Display Global Perspective


Preferred Requirements

Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

Job ID 151024

# Positions 1

Category Purchasing

Division WHQ - Estero - Only

Position Type Regular Full Time