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Humana Director, IT Infrastructure Procurement in Boston, Massachusetts

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Humana seeks a dynamic Procurement Director, IT Infrastructure to collaborate with c-suite executives, driving business transformation. This role requires leadership experience in diverse procurement categories such as infrastructure and telecom category management and value-added reseller strategies.


  • Develop and implement business plans and budgets, aligning with company goals.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to champion sourcing initiatives.

  • Provide leadership, oversee work quality, and offer constructive feedback to direct reports.

  • Communicate company, department, and individual performance goals.

  • Recruit, hire, and train a talented team of employees.

  • Supervise planning process with Category Managers to develop and recommend sourcing solutions.

  • Apply analytics to enable cost savings and ensure an adequate supply chain.

  • Create category strategies with strategic vendors and negotiate strategies and programs.

  • Directly manage complex global negotiations with suppliers.

  • Manage development of procedures to ensure goods and services are available to business units.

  • Drive execution of divisional benefits and/or cost savings goals.

  • Maintain positive vendor relationships, monitor supplier performance, and hold suppliers accountable.

  • Support talent development of team members and overall development of cross-functional teams.

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 7+ years of experience in category management strategies for infrastructure and telecom.

  • 5+ years of direct, indirect, and/or cross-functional team leadership. Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving customer experiences.

  • 7+ years of experience applying strategic sourcing practices focused on meeting the business challenges and needs of the organization.

  • 5+ years of experience developing and implementing requirements to execute strategic sourcing activities.

  • 2+ years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace.

  • Demonstrated experience interacting with senior-level executives.

  • Experience communicating effectively both verbally and in writing to various audiences.

  • Experience with business alignment and global sourcing.

  • Experience in new business development of global partnerships.

  • Knowledge of strategic sourcing, procurement lifecycle, and procurement best practices.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Procurement expertise in IT infrastructure categories over $800 million annually.

  • Experience leading a procurement team with more than three (3) people.

  • Experience managing spend over $1 billion annually across multiple categories.

  • Demonstrated experience managing value-added resellers (VARs).

  • Demonstrated experience with Coupa Sourcing, iCertis, and Salesforce CRM.

  • Leadership experience in synergizing global partnerships.

  • Experience with conducting and guiding analysis for industry potential evaluation.

  • Intermediate-level skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Additional Information

Interview Format

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an interviewing technology called HireVue to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. HireVue allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information from you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

WAH Policy

To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office employees' ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of Home or Hybrid Home/Office employees must meet the following criteria:

-At minimum, a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps is recommended; wireless, wired cable or DSL connection is suggested

-Satellite, cellular and microwave connection can be used only if approved by leadership

-Employees who live and work from Home in the state of California, Illinois, Montana, or South Dakota will be provided a bi-weekly payment for their internet expense.

-Humana will provide Home or Hybrid Home/Office employees with telephone equipment appropriate to meet the business requirements for their position/job.

-Work from a dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA

SSN Alert Information

Humana values personal identity protection. Please be aware that applicants may be asked to provide their Social Security Number, if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from with instructions on how to add the information into your official application on Humana's secure website.

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Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.$149,800 - $206,100 per yearThis job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, 'Humana') offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first - for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health - delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of  Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of  Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

Humana complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our