Sr. Procurement Specialist - Charlotte, NC

  • Competitive
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank of America Corporation
  • 21 Oct 18

Sr. Procurement Specialist - Charlotte, NC

Job Description:

  • Negotiate contracts in accordance with best practices, assists the business owner in creating a SOW/SLA, providing clarity and addressing all applicable requirements
  • Understand and adhere to Global Procurement processes and policies
  • Able to use persuasion to build group consensus and resolve challenging situations
  • Assist in leading a project team in the development of complex proposal documents and is proficient in the objective analysis of proposal responses, the identification on non-conforming items and the overall evaluation of potential service providers
  • Help structure elements of an RFP (technical, contractual, schedule and cost) in order to ensure that uniformed bids are received
  • Is a practitioner of minimizing risk, attaining best value (cost saves), and providing complete solutions
  • Help identify and escalate risks and issues to the appropriate governance routines
  • Analyze business level of adherence within program scorecards in order to identify potential themes and issues
  • Quickly adapt to changes within the Procurement Program and be able to help reinforce changes within the business stakeholders
  • Balance being an advocate for the Procurement Program and representing legitimate concerns from business stakeholders
  • Work routinely with risk partners (Legal, Compliance, Ops, Info Sec, etc.) in negotiating deals and in managing outsourcing risk
  • Assist business in providing documentation/evidence when responding to audit and/or regulatory inquiries
  • Has a strong desire to learn, positive attitude, and be flexible and creative in job execution
  • Consistently provide a high level of service by establishing and clearly communicating mutual expectations, developing an understanding of business needs, and demonstrating competency and consistency in meeting commitments
  • Builds broad-based business relationships and partnerships across the organization, skillfully influences peers and colleagues to promote and sell ideas, and proactively surfaces and resolves conflict with minimal noise
  • Proven ability to communicate, partner, and influence across a matrix organization
  • Leverages organizational skills to monitor work and keep it on track to meet or exceed commitments and consistently provides updates to the concerned parties
  • Exemplifies strong time management skills, able to work independently, manage concurrent projects, set goals, and prioritise focus

Required Skills
  • Experience sourcing for Global Human Resources
  • Benefits experience, while not required, would be beneficial
  • Previous experience, within the Financial Services Industry, preferred, but not mandatory
  • Have experience managing outsourcing and/or third party risk
  • Self-starter, with capability of working autonomously across multiple procurement projects is essential
  • Working knowledge of relevant outsourcing laws, rules, and regulations
  • Have experience negotiating contracts
  • Sound commercial awareness and good analytical and research skills
  • Comfortable with Sourcing systems (Ariba) spreadsheets, presentations and project management
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Able to build and manage relationships with business partners across various teams
  • Proactive, conscientious and high level of attention to detail
  • BA/BS Degree


Shift:
1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:
40