Strategic Sourcing Manager - Infrastructure and Cloud

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 39392 

Location: Irvine, CA 

Other location(s): N/A 

Relocation benefits offered: Yes 

Travel required: None 


“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones


COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from-home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.


“I can succeed at Capital Group as a Strategic Sourcing Manager.” 


As a Strategic Sourcing Manager within the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement (SS&P) group, you will lead a team responsible for establishing and executing sourcing strategies and plans that support business partner and enterprise-wide priorities. You will help drive business value by managing business partner relationships and acting as a primary contact for strategic sourcing related activities related to IT hardware & infrastructure, enterprise-wide software, and hosted/cloud-based services. Your key stakeholders will include business leaders in the IT Group. You will leverage your expertise to develop goals and objectives for the department that will align activity to strategic initiatives.  You will develop a high performing team. This will include coaching, mentoring, identifying stretch opportunities and managing performance.


Your scope will include managing strategic sourcing teams through execution of end-to-end sourcing, contracting, contract management, and supplier management processes including advising teams on category strategy, project planning, sourcing strategies, negotiation tactics and participating in negotiations on large or more complex engagements. Your background has been built upon success in proactively managing Business Partner relationships through open communication. You’ve worked on high performing teams and have the confidence and courage to add value.


“I am the person that Capital Group is looking for.” 


  • You have previous experience in strategic sourcing or vendor management in a technology or related environment.
  • You’ve successfully led organizational transformation and capability building and managed project teams in a matrixed environment.
  • You expertly leverage relationships to influence senior business leaders on strategic business matters.
  • You’re highly curious in everything you do. You’re devoted to continuous learning, development, and you find new ways of challenging yourself.
  • You’ve led large, complex projects of significant scope across an organization.
  • You exercise good judgement and have a process for managing competing priorities. You are totally comfortable when priorities shift, and you manage change with steadfast composure.
  • You have a bachelor’s degree.



“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.


“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 


At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

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