EXPRESS SCRIPTS SERVICES COMPANY Sr. Manager Vendor and Assessment Management in Saint Louis, Missouri

POSITION SUMMARY The Sr. Mgr. Vendor/Asset Management Specialist primary function/purpose of is to lead/inspire a team of 5-7 individuals providing asset management and support services to Technology Infrastructure and Operations team. Along with leadership responsibilities, individual will be day-to-day primary contact for assigned technology asset group/vendor. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Manage day-to-day activities of 5-7 individuals. Provide leadership direction, coaching and mentoring. * Create and maintain a strong best practice framework and governance associated with asset management services and becoming a trusted advisor of both internal users and supplier representatives. * Responsible for researching software products and provide pricing and availability to ensure smooth completion of new contracts. * Utilizing Flexera, run software usage reports to monitor and track all software requests and purchases to maintain compliance for organization. Prather * Drive high levels of support and engagement with Technology leadership through regular evaluations of key asset metrics, contract compliance reporting, etc. Develop actions to improve any deficient areas * Partner with procurement area as a liaison with technology for contract negotiations, procurement of hardware and software. * Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to procurement, finance or vendor related issues around hardware and software assets/contracts. * Develop and distribute metric reports that characterize the footprint of hardware and software assets for technology organization. Develop actions to improve any deficient areas. QUALIFICATIONS * 8 -12 years experience with Bachelor s Degree; 6 -10 years of experience Master s degree; 14 -18 years of experience with no Bachelor's degree. * Proficiency in basic computer use and applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and other MS Office applications * Understanding of fundamentals of asset management, financial reporting and analytics; Understanding of information technology and the services industry; Excellent written and presentation skills ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT Do you enjoy making things work seamlessly and figuring out ways to improve functionality? Do you have a knack for automating processes? Be a part of our team that focuses on reliability and keeping our systems running. From data centers to servers, this talent is relied on to create and maintain critical platforms for the organization. If this is your skill set and you want to be at the center of work that impacts 83 million Americans, explore our opportunities. ABOUT Company Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health. Company is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes. Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the \\"Most Admired Companies\\" in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services. We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401k with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan. Express Scripts is an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran *LI-EV1.Employer's Job# ESMEUS6985Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.