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Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing (Renewals)

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Weston - Florida - United States

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


UKG is looking for an exceptional Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager who will serve as a trusted partner to senior leaders across the organization. This role will be responsible for overseeing the Enterprise Renewals program, managing a team of senior analysts, and creating value by guiding stakeholders through the contract renewal process. This position oversees a large portfolio of complex agreements that require independent discretion and judgement and minimal supervision. The Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing (Renewals) is a people manager and will be responsible for developing and coaching three or more analyst(s) on their team.

• Manage a multi-million dollar portfolio of software, subscription, SaaS, maintenance, and support agreements.
• Build relationships with key stakeholders and senior leadership to understand strategic direction and business objectives for EPIC (Engineering, Product, Innovation, Cloud) and Digital (IT, Global Security, Risk) organizations.
• Develop and execute negotiation strategies for software and services including enterprise software, cloud service providers, SaaS providers, support services, etc.
• Manage overall relationship and performance of key technology vendors and partners
• Manage internal escalations for supplier issues including price increases, changes to licensing models, and negotiation breakdown
• Proactively assess sourcing opportunities by gathering market data, assessing internal purchase patterns, understanding market conditions, to make recommendations based on these findings
• Negotiate and execute contracts in conjunction with UKG Legal and Third Party Risk teams
• Lead cross-functional teams to generate, “sell” and implement programs/solutions that reduce total cost ownership
• Assume the role of subject matter expert as it relates to our technology footprint.
• Manage, coach, and continue to develop a team of Senior Sourcing Analysts.


Basic Qualifications:
• 7-10+ years of Sourcing or IT vendor management experience
• People leadership experience
• Project and/or Program Management skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree (++ Engineering, Supply Chain, IT or equivalent)
• Proven exemplary negotiation and communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to build strategic partnerships across multiple organizations
• Exemplary written and verbal communication with strong analytical, planning and execution skills
• Self-motivated with strong time management skills


EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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