Albertsons-Safeway Company is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300 stores. The Albertsons-Safeway family of brands includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism, diversity, spirit and friendliness of our people, we have locations across the U.S.
The IT Vendor Management Office Department has an opening for a VMO Analyst/Contracts Analyst. This position is located in Pleasanton, California.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Build and create relationships with internal clients to understand their contracting needs.
• Negotiate business terms with IT vendors and partners (large and small), to minimize risk and maximize price efficiencies.
• Solid understanding of a wide array of IT contract forms including; SaaS, Cloud, Software licensing, Hardware maintenance, MNDA, MSA & SOW’s.
• Liaise with the Business Law Group to assure commercial terms and conditions are met.
• Support business customers with RFx needs.
• Lead complex business transactions, guiding solutions while balancing business requirements with corporate risk.
• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, Accounting or equivalent professional experience.
• 5 years IT Finance experience in a large organization (preferably Fortune 500), much of that experience in the Vendor Management Office or Strategic Sourcing area.
• Expert in evaluating a broad range of technology investments with advanced critical thinking and analytical skills providing our business partners with the greatest flexibility and solution options.
• Demonstrated expertise leading complex vendor negotiations.
• Experience with analytically challenging projects including a thorough understanding of budgeting and financial management.
• The ability to challenge customer input to facilitate stronger outcomes.
• Must exhibit efficiency, collaboration, candor, openness, and results orientation, be service oriented and team focused with a high degree of initiative and follow through.
• Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills and demonstrable experience in preparing presentations to financial and business leaders, including senior management.
• Proficient knowledge and use of Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word.
• Independent in work ethic and thought process, needing little direction / supervision.
• Positive attitude and strong team player with eagerness to learn and add value to the organization.
• Familiarity with Information Technology environment and/or Retail preferred.
How to Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting careersatsafeway.com
Diversity is fundamental at Albertsons-Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. A diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.
The Albertsons-Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.
We support a drug-free workplace – all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Website : http://www.safeway.com
In 1915, M.B. Skaggs, an ambitious young man in the small Idaho town of American Falls, purchased a tiny grocery store from his father. M.B.'s business strategy, to give his customers value and to expand by keeping a narrow profit margin, proved spectacularly successful. By 1926 he was opening 428 Skaggs stores in 10 states. M.B. almost doubled the size of his business that year when he merged his company with 322 Safeway (formerly Selig) stores and incorporated as Safeway, Inc. Two years later M.B. listed Safeway on the New York Stock Exchange. M.B. did not let the difficulties of the Great Depression dilute his pioneering focus on value for customers. In the 1930s Safeway introduced produce pricing by the pound, adding “sell by” dates on perishables to assure freshness, nutritional labeling, even some of the first parking lots.