Rohde & Schwarz is home to in-depth engineering know-how and highly innovative and committed employees. We're recognized as a world market leader in wireless communications. Plus, we develop future-oriented products for many growth markets such as mobile phone technology, radiocommunications and digital television.


Join our subsidiary R&S USA, Inc. in Columbia (MD) (USA) at the earliest possible date as

Supplier Manager - Software

Your tasks:
  • Overseeing the purchase of OEM software licenses for R&S products and systems with US based suppliers and engineering services
  • Performing supplier assessments and benchmarks, analyzing spend variances, contract compliance and total cost of relationships
  • Preparing and negotiating software vendor license and service agreements
  • Managing RFQs, key sourcing processes, quotation analysis and project performance reviews in cooperation with category and project managers
  • Supporting category and project managers at market surveys and demand analysis as well as developing procurement strategies
  • Implementing a risk mitigation plan to maintain consistent supply levels
  • Liaising with product owners, inventory management and business representatives to ensure proper tracking of all software products
  • Creating open partnerships and relations with major software vendors
Your qualifications:
  • University degree in commercial law or a comparable field
  • Proficient in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, software and intellectual property license agreements, IT or adjacent technology fields
  • Qualified professional experience in strategic sourcing as well as in vendor risk and contract management
  • Experience in pricing analysis and supplier assessments
  • Exceptional organizational skills with self-directed, goal-oriented approach to work and self-confident manner
  • Cross-cultural competence
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis

If this sounds like the job you‘ve been looking for, please email your resume to Anne Cowper at and reference job number US-BWI-50566654-001. Rohde & Schwarz is an equal opportunity employer.

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