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Title Business Associate – Multiple BPO Jobs Available
Categories Jaipur, India
Start Date 2017-04-10
Location Jaipur, India
Job Information

Business Associate – Multiple Positions

ValueOptim (India BackOffice KWJ) is currently hiring for our IT and BPO division in Jaipur, Rajasthan. ValueOptim offers a comprehensive portfolio of services spans across business process and technology outsourcing. Combining singular experience and domain knowledge, ValueOptim services consistently provide value to our client’s business through markedly improved operational performance while reducing costs and risks. You start here and grow into a successful executive career over time.

If you have work experience between 6 months to 10 years, we encourage you to apply. You would be supporting top executives and professionals from global clients and small and medium sized companies. You should assist them in their day-to-day simple to complex tasks depending on your role and nature of assignment. Your communication with clients will be through email, phone and chat. You are expected to be flexible to align with client needs which could mean that your assignment may require you to work in different shifts.

Opportunities are available in following areas:

  1. Bookkeepers and Accounting Professionals
  2. Digital Marketing Support – SEO / SMO, Graphic Designers
  3. Call Center Experts
  4. Virtual Admins supporting Administrative tasks
  5. Process Experts – Workflows, Process Improvement and Optimization
  6. DATA MANAGEMENT – Data Entry, OCI, Forma Management
  7. Web Development and Ecommerce
  8. Open Source Development
  9. Mobile Development – iOS and Andriod
  10. Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO)
  11. Recruiting Process Outsourcing (RPO), IT Recruiter
  12. Training Development and Support
  13. Sharepoint Developers
  14. Java and .NET developers

Required Skills:
• Good verbal and written English communication skills
• Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
• Excellent online search and good typing skills
• Great attention to detail, well organized, good multi-tasking skills
• Proactive and Ability to work with minimum instructions
• Quick learner and team player

The positions offer a base salary and generous performance based bonus along with the leadership opportunity to grow and establish world class operations. Please send your resume to value@valueoptim.com with a cover letter clearly expressing interest in job skill categories (1 to 14) you are interested.

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Title Accounting Executive (2 Positions)
Categories Jaipur, India, USA – West
Location Jaipur, India
Job Information

ValueOptim (India BackOffice KWJ) is currently hiring for Accounting Executive(s) for our BPO division. ValueOptim offers a comprehensive portfolio of services spans across business process and technology outsourcing for our clients in USA. Our services provide value to our client’s business through markedly improved operational performance while reducing costs and risks.

You would be supporting top executives and professionals from global clients and small and medium sized companies. You should assist them in their day-to-day simple to complex tasks depending on your role and nature of assignment. Your communication with clients will be through email, phone and chat. You are expected to be flexible to align with client needs which could mean that your assignment may require you to have a few hours of overlap every day with your assigned client’s time zone. Here is your job description:

  • Assists with Accounting and Bookkeeping activities.
  • Receives, Reviews and Posts data received in QuickBooks with high degree of precision
  • Performs Account and Bank Reconciliations
  • Receives and, when necessary, investigates client’s accounts payable invoices.
  • Codes payables for accounts payable and inputs.
  • Communicates (both in verbal and written form) with clients, client suppliers, vendors, and banking contacts as requested.
  • Handles client mail and provides timely responses.
  • Prepares appropriate schedules and reports as requested by clients and partners.
  • Receives, reviews, and posts statements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned from time to time by accountants or partners.
  • Works with Business Development team as requested to provide inputs to new proposals.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required:

  • Minimum of two years responsible accounting or bookkeeping experience including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger and financial reports.
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.
  • Ability to operate calculator, computer, and other general office equipment.
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting, but must be able to do a manual set of books.
  • Good Working knowledge of QuickBooks.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English.
  • Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills.
  • Excellent online search and typing skills.
  • Quick Learner and Team Player.

The positions offer a base salary and generous performance based bonus along with the leadership opportunity to grow and establish world class operations. Please send your resume to value@valueoptim.com if interested.

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Title Operations Lead – Business Process Outsourcing
Categories Jaipur, India
Location Jaipur, India
Job Information

ValueOptim, (SDPL), www.valueoptim.com, is currently undergoing an expansion at its Malviya Nagar, Jaipur facility. This center will provide BPO, ITO, Training and Staffing Services to support operations for our clients in USA. You will be working with some of the best outsourcing professionals in USA and India and will help set up the core foundation of this Jaipur operation. We are looking for a bright hands on individual to work with company management in providing support to this expansion.

The interviews are being held between Aug 21 and Aug 24. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interview.

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Support operational enablement of the Jaipur facility that includes executing major plans and procedures, as per established policies and management direction.
  • Works closely with management team to understand the overall plans and supports them in timely fashion.
  • Assist in setting goals, objectives, policies, training plans and procedures to support company expansion.
  • Brings hands on skills with local hiring, supporting sales and service delivery activity.
  • Participates in hiring process of initial team members. Trains them with company introduction and services as per training plans and material.
  • Demonstrates skills to also step into supervisory role. Recruit, develop, manage and motivate employees reporting to him.
  • Closely monitors activities and operations and follows up to ensure appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results.
  • Thinks positively, demonstrates high energy and understands the challenges associated with scaling up in start-up environment.

Skills Required

Experience with following areas:

  • Operations / Process / Project Management
  • Outsourcing / Offshoring
  • Training
  • Staffing and Recruitment

Experience in working with a Business Process Outsourcing company preferred.

MS Office Skills – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint with good Email Etiquettes

5-10 years work experience.

Excellent English Speaking, Writing and Client Interfacing Skills

Street Smart and ability to adapt to changing needs as the start up grows.

Jaipur Location. Flexible to work in different time zones depending on needs.

The position offers base salary, growth opportunity and performance bonus based on company and individual performance. Please submit your resume with a cover letter elaborating your interest and skills that match with the position requirements.

Please visit www.valueoptim.com to learn more about our services.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Jaipur, Rajasthan

 

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Title Technical Recruiter
Categories Jaipur, India
Location Jaipur, India
Job Information

ValueOptim (India BackOffice SDPL) is currently staffing for our recruitment and staffing division in Jaipur, Rajasthan. You start here and grow into a successful career of Recruiting over time. You will be responsible to work in coordination with Sales and find suitable candidates for our IT Staffing needs for US clients and support local BPO hiring needs in Jaipur. Brief Training to understand the market, services and channels will be provided by the company.

The position offers generous compensation plan (up to Rs. 10 Lacs per year on meeting targets with additional generous bonus based on company performance).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leveraging your growing experience in US Recruitment Cycle (Contract, Contract to Hire, Permanent) and terminology (Employment Status, Time Zones etc.); you will source technical professionals for contract, full time and project based positions.
  • You will demonstrate clear understanding of the US Staffing processes/ techniques (W2/Corp-to-Corp/ H1 Transfers) and various IT technologies
  • Uses Partner Network and Job Boards like Dice, Monster, Career Builder, Hot jobs, Linked-in, Google, and Free Job Sites etc. to source IT candidates.
  • Sources, Screens, Interviews, and Evaluates top skilled candidates – matches candidate’s skills and coordinate interviews with qualified applicants in coordination with Sales team.
  • Reviews and formats resumes, qualify bench candidates and negotiates rates with network agencies.
  • Organizes emails, screened candidates, keeps track of availability and supports sales in timely / aggressive manner.
  • Keep documentation up to date – scan or enter data/resumes into central database, assigned applications, type, fax and file documents and contracts as needed.

Required Skills:

  • 6+ Months Sales / Business Development experience working in an IT Staffing or Outsourcing setting. Entry level candidates welcome to apply.
  • Some background in IT / Technology is required with some experience working with US Clients.
  • Outstanding follow-up, problem solving, time management and organizational skills
  • Strong English Communication skills (Written & Verbal) with excellent Telephonic Etiquette.
  • Street Smart, common sense, self-motivated, flexible and demonstrates team spirit
  • Good basic computer skills – Outlook, MS Office, Sharepoint, Internet
  • Reliable work ethics with ability to multi-task
  • Proven ability to work in a deadline driven and dynamic environment.
  • Willing to work in US timings (own transportation).

Additional Information:

  • Successful candidates who demonstrate strong performance will be sponsored for opportunities in the USA office.
  • For more information on ValueOptim, please visit us at www.valueoptim.com.
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Title Sales Representative
Categories Jaipur, India
Location Jaipur, Rajasthan
Job Information

ValueOptim (India BackOffice SDPL) is currently staffing for our recruitment and staffing division in Jaipur, Rajasthan. You start here and grow into a successful career of a Sales Leader over time. You will be responsible to generate new business through different channels for IT Staffing, Business Process Outsourcing and IT Outsourcing. Training to understand the market, services and channels will be provided by the company.

The position offers generous compensation plan (up to Rs. 14 Lacs per year on meeting targets with additional generous bonus based on company performance).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Generate leads via calling and social media channels.
  • Identify client decision makers, understand client needs and provide BPO and ITO service proposals in consultation with ValueOptim management.
  • Places bids on social media platforms for BPO and ITO projects as assigned by company. Supports local delivery mechanisms and resources required to deliver these projects in alignment with client needs.
  • Collaborates, communicates, build relationships and trust with prospects and existing clients to generate requirements and sales for company services. Acts as single point for client while interfacing with back-end delivery teams.
  • Utilize best practices to effectively manage customer deliverable and resources;
  • Build strong network of clients for bench placements, gain market intelligence, leverage existing talent pool for referrals and contacts.
  • Keep documentation up to date – scan or enter data into central database, assigned applications, type fax and file documents and contracts as needed.

Required Skills:

  • 6+ Months Sales / Business Development experience working in an IT Staffing or Outsourcing setting. Entry level candidates welcome to apply.
  • Some background in IT / Technology is required with some experience working with US Clients.
  • Outstanding follow-up, problem solving, time management and organizational skills
  • Strong English Communication skills (Written & Verbal) with excellent Telephonic Etiquette.
  • Street Smart, common sense, self-motivated, flexible and demonstrates team spirit
  • Good basic computer skills – Outlook, MS Office, Internet
  • Reliable work ethics with ability to multi-task
  • Willing to work in US timings (own transportation).

Additional Information:

  • Successful candidates who demonstrate strong track record will be sponsored for opportunities at the USA office.
  • For more information on ValueOptim, please visit us at www.valueoptim.com.
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Title Business Support Executive
Categories Jaipur, India
Location Jaipur, India
Job Information

If you have work experience between 2 to 10 years, we encourage you to apply. Based on our evaluation of your competency levels and interview performance, you would be offered the role of under training, performing and senior executive. We have 10 positions open. Please visit www.valueoptim.com for more information.

You would be supporting top executives and professionals from global clients and small and medium sized companies. You should assist them in their day-to-day simple to complex tasks such as scheduling appointments, organize meetings, doing online research, screen resumes, prepare expense reports, manage their Outlook calendar & travel bookings, update online databases, work on Excel and PowerPoint presentations, create purchase orders etc. Your communication with clients will be through email, phone and chat. You will be supporting clients hands on and for certain nature of tasks coordinating with the back-end teams while continuing to be single point of contact for clients.

Required Skills:
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
• Excellent online search and good typing skills
• Great attention to detail, well organized, good multi-tasking skills and ability to prioritize tasks
• Proactive and Ability to work with minimum instructions
• Quick learner and team player

The position offers a base salary and generous performance based bonus along with the leadership opportunity to grow and establish world class operations.

WorkShift:
UK & US Shift – 12:30 PM to 9:30 PM & 5.30 PM to 2.30 AM

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Title Client Executive
Categories Jaipur, India
Location Jaipur, India
Job Information

Job Title: Business and Technology Executive

ValueOptim (India BackOffice SDPL) is currently hiring for our BPO division in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The candidates are required to work with at least 4 hours overlapping with the USA work time zone. Flexibility is expected depending on the project and client needs. You start here and grow into a successful executive career over time.

ValueOptim offers a comprehensive portfolio of services spans across business process and technology outsourcing. Combining singular experience and domain knowledge, ValueOptim services consistently provide value to our client’s business through markedly improved operational performance while reducing costs and risks.

You will be responsible for delivering to various client domain centric, operational and technology project needs, leveraging your skills and company network of resources. Training to understand the market, services and channels will be provided by the company.

The position offers generous salary that is complemented with a 2 yearly bonus. In addition, we will announce special bonus depending on company performance. We invite you to join a fast growing company and become part of the growth and success.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Bring Forward Strong Domain Understanding and experience in 2 of the below support areas:
    • Virtual Admin
    • Accounting and Bookkeeping
    • Marketing and Advertising
    • Sales Support
    • Human Resources
    • Customer Relationship Support
    • Call Center Handling (Inbound and Outbound)
    • Purchasing and Supply Chain
    • Data Management
    • Technology Areas (Web Development, JAVA, .NET, Mobile Development)

More details on above areas can be reviewed at http://www.valueoptim.com/bpo-services/

  • Provide Pre-Sales support by understanding client needs and provide BPO and ITO service estimations and proposals in consultation with ValueOptim management.
  • Contributes to building marketing material (powerpoint slides, case studies etc…)
  • Leads delivery on assigned projects and leverages resources required to deliver these projects in alignment with client needs.
  • Collaborates, communicates, build relationships and trust with prospects and existing clients to generate additional requirements for company services.
  • May act as the single point for client and taps into company back-end delivery resources. Provides light project management support as needed.
  • Utilize best practices to effectively manage customer deliverable and resources.
  • Keep knowledge documentation up to date – scan or enter data into central database, assigned applications, type fax and file documents and contracts as needed.

Required Skills:

  • 6+ Months experience working for a BPO in an Outsourcing setting.
  • Some background in BPO / Technology is required with some experience of working with US Clients.
  • Outstanding follow-up, problem solving, time management and organizational skills
  • Strong English Communication skills (Written & Verbal) with excellent Telephonic Etiquette.
  • Must demonstrate learning agility and flexibility to learn new skills and capabilities.
  • Street Smart, common sense, self-motivated, flexible and demonstrates team spirit
  • Good basic computer skills – Outlook, MS Office, Internet and other domain expertise areas.
  • Reliable work ethics with ability to multi-task
  • Willing to work in US timings (own transportation).

Additional Information

  • Successful candidates who demonstrate strong track record over time will be sponsored for opportunities on client site in USA.
  • For more information on ValueOptim, please visit us at valueoptim.com
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Title Procurement Specialist or Purchasing Specialist
Categories USA – West
Location USA – West COAST, SEATLLE, HEALTHCARE
Job Information

The individual assuming this role will interface with external clients and suppliers regarding Source-to-Pay catalog content, purchase requisitions submitted online and PO’s. Responsibilities will include:

• Reviewing, amending, denying and approving requisitions as appropriate
• Suggesting alternative products for cost savings in the portfolio assigned.
• Providing status and manages client expectations regarding orders.
• Expediting orders on behalf of clients.
• Support sourcing for non-contract and non-standard items.
• Resolving issues that hinder complete “procure to pay” process between suppliers and clients.
Supports the procurement initiatives and Strategic Sourcing. Drives to achieve continuous improvement in Company’s procurement process. Supports the Source-to-Pay Buyer e-procurement platform by promoting system utilization. Trains and educates on A/P and Procurement Processes. Reviews and updates AP & Purchasing process and procedure documentation. Reviews and maintains webpage content relating to AP and Procurement policies, processes, and procedures as assigned.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS
Processes transactions in relation to Sourcing team goals. Completes AP & procurement audits as assigned (notices discrepancies & inconsistencies in reports/information provided). Performs specifically assigned testing responsibilities for Internal Controls utilizing the xxx system for testing documentation. Supports compliance initiatives. Participates in system enhancement and upgrade testing/scripting. Supports affiliate finance consolidation/divestiture projects. Supports maintenance of catalog content. Supports execution of supplier contracts. Provides monthly reporting and analysis. Uses multiple systems to resolve client issues or provide reporting. General administrative duties. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
4-year college degree or equivalent work experience required. 2 years analytical experience required. Experience in purchasing or payables environment preferred. Experience with spreadsheet, word processing and power point applications required. Fosters open communication. Excellent verbal communication skills. Client service oriented. Listens effectively to others. Answers questions. Builds relationships. Gives/receives feedback constructively. Follows through. Adaptable to various environments. Knows the business. Drives for results. Excellent analytical skills. Handles difficult clients. Negotiates & Influences. Shows work commitment. Uses technical/functional expertise. Uses financial. Quantitative data for analysis and resolutions. Controls & tracks. Performance measurement. Decision/solution effectiveness. Global/company perspective.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
Reports to a Sourcing Manager.

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Title Sourcing OPS Manager
Categories USA – East
Job Information

GENERAL SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

Manage Company’s Corporate Sourcing Operations unit, including purchasing and accounts payable activities. Develop and implement control functions, operating standards and policies and procedures to ensure the integrity of the financial data and maximizing corporate cash flows through controlled disbursement of funds. Manage the Processing Unit in supporting the needs of the Strategic Sourcing group, including utilization of preferred and single source suppliers, contract commodities, account coding, approval authorization, supplier reconcilement and purchase orders. Direct the Customer Service Unit in championing change, resolving problems, responding to internal and external inquiries, special handling and corporate employee training for on-line requisition and expense report system. Direct the Payment Support Unit in quality control of payment issuance, supplier data and 1099 issuance.

COMPANY STRATEGIC ELEMENTS/OBJECTIVES
Align operating strategy with Corporate Sourcing Strategies. Manage and coordinate daily processing workflow. Drive continuous improvement throughout operations by implementing industry “best practices”. Monitor and improve performance of the processing group by reporting of operating benchmarks and other performance measures. Provide training and counseling for processing staff. Coordinate with other managers to ensure appropriate coverage and cross training. Support projects/initiatives for Corporate Sourcing. Assist in sourcing-driven change management across Company through processing silos vertically integrated with strategic sourcing portfolio managers.

CUSTOMERS AND THEIR EXPECTATIONS
Strategic Sourcing expects understanding of business processes within portfolios of spend and accurately and timely process requests. Business Unit Finance expects reports of unusual or unique circumstances; reporting unprocessed or unaccounted for requests. Company Managers and Employees expect accurate and timely processing of requests; expedient issue resolution; information to provide enhanced decision support. Suppliers expect accurate and timely processing of requests resulting in reduced payment cycle time and expedient issue resolution.

MAJOR CHALLENGES OF THE JOB

Balancing a multitude of tasks and projects at once. Delegating responsibility to xxx clerical level direct reports. Dependencies upon various groups both within Corporate Sourcing and Company. Overcoming resistance to Company policies. Interfacing with many different personalities, managing conflict and handling irate employees of all levels across Company’s employee base. System outages and problems.

DESIRED TECHNICAL/MANAGERIAL CAPABILITIES

Works well in teams. Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization; strong ability to manage relationships; excellent leadership skills; champions change; strong coaching skills; ability to delegate, empower, and motivate; high energy; deals well with ambiguity. Ability to build teams; creative problem solving; statistical reporting experience required.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES (INCLUDING SUPERVISORY)

Manage and coordinates daily processing workflow: Manage corporate-wide processing of purchasing and accounts payable transactions (including travel and entertainment expense reporting processing, audit and policy compliance), implementing operating standards, policies and procedures to ensure the integrity of the financial data and maximizing corporate cash flow through controlled disbursement of funds. Manage and coordinate workflow for entry into Company’s Purchasing System for requisitions, purchase orders and payment Identify and communicate systems issues. Manage setup of new items and suppliers. Continually monitor and improve performance of the processing group; collecting, analyzing, and reporting of operating benchmarks and other performance measures, driving for continuous improvement in all aspects of the process. Develop and document processes and procedures to ensure compliance with internal control and regulatory requirements associated with an accounts payable operation, including 1099 information reporting. Provide training and counseling for processing staff: Supervise employees, coach, counsel, and advise supervisory and clerical support staff of the processing group, Provide training and development for the staff. Support projects/initiatives for Corporate Sourcing: Provide operational insight into the development of procurement systems and processes, based on extensive knowledge of the procurement business process. Drive continuous improvement throughout the processing group by implementing industry “best practices” and automating manual processes to continually reduce operating costs. Participate in projects related to procurement reengineering and/or support system enhancements and upgrades. Direct efforts of project team or assigned staff within section of complex project. Direct the Customer Service Unit championing change; resolving problems, responding to internal and external inquiries, special handling and non-supplier based invoice processing and quality control of payment issuance and account coding. Direct consolidation projects: Coordinate with Corporate conversion team during process of new affiliate purchase. Develop consolidation tasks, manage assignments and direct sourcing training for new employees.

DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY Day-to-day decision making authority in resolving internal customer issues, exception processing and implementation of new purchasing-related processes.
CONTACTS WITHIN/OUTSIDE THE COMPANY Suppliers. Corporate Sourcing Employees. Business Unit support personnel (including Finance). Senior Managers and Executives.

COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS
Communications — delivers presentations, fosters open communications, listens to others, speaks effectively, translates technical material, written communications. Interpersonal — answers questions, builds relationships, displays organizational savvy, empowers others, human relations, networking, manages disagreement, negotiations. Organizational/Business—innovates, knows the business, staffing, uses technical/functional expertise. Personal Effectiveness—acts with integrity, demonstrates adaptability, detail orientation, develops oneself, drive for results, personal organization, shows work commitment, stress tolerance. Leadership—champions change, coaches and develops, fosters teamwork/leadership, influences others, leads courageously, management execution, motivates others, provides direction, thinks strategically, uses sound judgment, visionary thinking. Management—cross-trains, delegates effectively, diversity management, establishes plans/projects, performance measurement/feedback, sets goals. Problem-Solving/Decision Making—analyzes issues, decision/solution effectiveness, decisive, follows through, uses financial/quantitative data. Sales/Service – client service, handles difficult clients, needs identification, product knowledge.

EDUCATION/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
4-year college degree—Accounting, Finance or Business Administration/Management. CPA preferred. 5-7 years experience in an operations environment. 2-4 years supervisory experience, Customer Service experience a must. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook or equivalent e-mail system. Project management experience, preferred. Relevant Source-to-Pay systems experience preferred. Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.

EQUIPMENT USED
PC, General Office Equipment.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP Reporting to Chief Sourcing Officer.

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Title Sourcing Manager
Categories USA – East, USA – Mid-West, USA – West
Location USA WEST , SANTA CLARA, CA, TECHNOLOGY COMPANY
Job Information

Lead and direct the Corporate Sourcing Service and Delivery unit providing best-in-class technologies and processes in support of the procurement and contracts management process. Develop a team that is able to provide innovative and strategic sourcing strategies for indirect materials, travel and corporate meetings and events. Lead the vendor due diligence, risk assessment, management and supplier quality management process.

DIMENSIONS
Supplier-based spend of $xxx. Contract signing authority up to $xx million. Responsibility for the drafting, negotiation and execution of xxx agreements per year with an average term of 3 years.

COMPANY STRATEGIC ELEMENTS/OBJECTIVES:
Responsibilities associated with this expenditure spend categories include:

  • Work with senior corporate and line of business management in making and executing decisions involving sourcing of goods and services to single or preferred suppliers, and act as the primary point of contact with senior management of supplier base spend.
  • Develop strategic alliances among suppliers and business units, maximizing banking relationships and revenues from suppliers. Keep abreast of best practices and take steps to ensure that Company is implementing such practices where appropriate and develop guidelines, policies and standards for the procurement of goods and services within supplier-based expense responsibility.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of related business industries and a solid understanding of supplier and industry economics. Develop industry expertise in areas of expenditure responsibility and act as the point of contact with functional support units in determining current and future needs, providing advice and support regarding the best method for fulfilling those needs, and to monitoring the ongoing effectiveness of those methods.
  • Support efforts in continuous improvement sourcing approach and identify and execute performance improvement initiatives aimed at achieving year-on-year reductions in Company’s procurement efficiency ratio. Develop/drive sourcing strategies for each of the items or services within a spend category through vendor negotiations, process improvements, and compliance.
  • Evaluate and rate suppliers, ensuring integrity of the request for proposal process.
  • Conduct negotiations and oversee administration of contracts within assigned spend categories ensuring appropriate contractual clauses are in place to minimize Company’s risk.
  • Monitor and manage contract renewal and expiration to ensure sufficient time for renegotiation, termination and conversion to new supplier as desired by the business unit.
  • Interface with principle owners/users within the pertinent Functional Authority or Line of Business and pull in additional staff support when needed, assuming the role of Functional Authority in those areas that cross Company with no natural line of business owner.
  • Ensuring the success of Company’s minority and women owned business enterprise (MWBE)/Supplier Diversity program aspirations acting as the primary liaison between Community Development Banking (CDB) and Corporate Sourcing to develop tactics for Sourcing Strategists to increase MWBE spend within all categories of spend.
  • Create and manage internal and external benchmarking process.
  • Develop scorecard and performance measures that effectively evaluate sourcing strategy success and track against Company performance indicators of the Corporate Sourcing unit.
  • Coordinate vendor relations and supplier quality assurance; tactical report cards, with line of business functional authorities, developing and driving the vendor due diligence, risk assessment, mitigation and supplier quality management process across the company.
  • Assist asset management function by providing knowledge of lifecycles of products to maximize residual values in the market place.
  • Develop strategies and processes to integrate corporate risk, revenue and expense control initiatives into procurement process
  • Lead, direct, develop and evaluate Corporate Sourcing staff .
  • Provide primary support to Corporate Sourcing for communications, driving behavioral changes and awareness throughout Company regarding procurement procedures, including management of the Corporate Sourcing presence on Company’s intranet and implementation of new and emerging Sourcing tools (e.g., eRFX, eSourcing and reverse auctions).
  • Function as Company’s Authorized Signer in contract execution commitment process ensuring the appropriate stakeholders and level of senior executive involvement in the decision making process (e.g., information technology, privacy, risk management, etc.).

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS
General administrative duties. Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to:

  • Conduct vendor and user workshops. Develop service level agreements with internal customers.
  • Assist business units in the preparation of business case support for major initiatives.
  • Implement changes resulting from changes in sourcing strategies successfully.
  • Drive continuous improvement throughout the procure-to-pay process including automation of ordering, invoices and remittance.
  • Support internal and external audit of vendor relationships
  • Develop and lead the sourcing rotation of interns and finance analysts providing challenging and rewarding assignments that assist in furthering sourcing’s objectives.

REQUIRED SKILLS
BA in business or other quantitative field. MBA preferred. 6-10 years of experience in supply chain or equivalent industry-specific experience in spend responsibility. 5-7 years of management experience with proven ability to coach and develop teams, motivate top performance, set stretch objectives and evaluate performance against stated goals. Strong interpersonal skills with ability to relate well to all kinds of people up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization. Builds relationships; able to diffuse high-tension situations comfortably. Demonstrated managerial courage; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation quickly and directly and is not afraid to take negative action when necessary. Highly motivated self-starter. Drives for results. Deals well with ambiguity. Outstanding quantitative skills. Thinks strategically. Innovative. Strong negotiating skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

CUSTOMERS AND THEIR EXPECTATIONS
Strategically aligned with business unit critical priorities, providing counsel and guidance in the procure to pay process, including ensuring appropriate stakeholders are involved in the decision-making process. Able to respond quickly to shifting needs and market conditions. Proactive recommendations of savings opportunities and risk mitigation strategies.

MAJOR CHALLENGES OF THE JOB
Fast-paced, diverse workflow from internal clients with a broad range of subject matter and process expertise. Highly regulated industry.

DESIRED TECHNICAL/MANAGERIAL CAPABILITIES
Visionary. Develops oneself. Shows work commitment. Possess a high stress tolerance. Change agent. Demonstrates the ability to recognize, recruit and develop top talent. Organizational agility; knows how to get things done.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
Reporting to Chief Sourcing Officer.

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