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Sr Supplier Sourcing Cons II

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Job ID:

22979

Location:

Cary, NC 

Job function:

Business Development
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Posted:

03.10.2016

Employment Type:

Full time

Industry:

Financial
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Title:

Sr Supplier Sourcing Cons II

Job Description:

Job Location

Cary, NC

OR

New York, NY

Job Description

Job Summary:

Responsible for all activities relating to the sourcing and contract management function for professional services. Coordination and leading sourcing efforts from the business requirements definition through RFX's issuance, vendor evaluation and selection process, and contract signing. Actively contributes expertise to the development and implementation of best practice processes in Global Procurement. Negotiates, executes, and monitors vendor contracts to ensure terms and conditions are met, defines and manages vendor penalties/incentives if performance does not meet established criteria/exceeds established criteria.

Critical to the job description is to function with a high degree of customer centricity and customer satisfaction focus. This includes, and is not limited to developing partnerships and business relationships with internal and external groups to ensure Global Procurement is viewed as a value add and responsive team.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Manage the procurement of application development, maintenance and testing off-shore and domestic services of ~$400MM annually.
  • Work with stakeholders at all levels to identify and meet sourcing requirements.
  • Responsible for effective supplier performance management and customer relationship development.
  • Provide the correct level of governance and oversight for suppliers based on the risk profile.
  • Support the development of the category strategy and lead the execution of the strategy
  • Execute sourcing strategies for key projects, which includes the ability to create and utilize the most appropriate sourcing tools, templates, align stakeholder needs, identify supply alternatives, effectively communicate with suppliers and influence cross functional teams.
  • Track all projects and record work effort, timing and savings and ensure all projects adhere to the Global Procurement Policy.
  • Participate in at least 20 hrs of training annually to build on category intelligence and act as trusted advisors to the business.
  • Support global regions by leveraging supplier spend and sharing best practices
  • Communicating acquisition/deal structure, highlights, terms, conditions, pricing, risks and exposures, to senior management
  • Responsible for interfacing with technology domains to define technology project/services requirements, verify requirements across technology domains/departments.
  • Develop and leverage existing IT deal and negotiation strategy, and contract business terms with team, and lead negotiations with vendor, internal domain leads, and legal counsel.
  • Perform expense and cost benefit analyses related to technology products/services associated with cost savings/reduction initiatives, benchmark products/services, market and vendors, and make recommendation based upon analyses.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.
  • No supervisory responsibilities, but requires ability to lead and motivate team members and provide work direction.

Basic

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in contract management, including negotiation strategy, proposal development and processes, and benchmarking vendor proposals.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in strategic sourcing with strong background expertise in IT consulting, Master services agreements (MSA) and Statement of work (SOW) related activities.

Key Competencies, Qualifications and Skills, Preferred

  • Global/International IT sourcing and contracting experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of global IT suppliers
  • Global sourcing and contracting experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of Ariba, standard desktop applications (e.g. Microsoft Office)
  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • 3-4 years of experience in strategic sourcing.
  • Bilingual skills as plus, e.g. Spanish, Japanese

Travel

  • 10 - 15% Domestic Travel and International travel

Business Category

Americas Region

Job Category

Procurement

Number of Openings

1

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, martial or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note to Mobile Users: If viewing on a mobile device and would like to apply, please email the job to yourself and complete the application from a desktop/laptop.

Note to Desktop/Laptop Users: For immediate consideration, click Apply Now button below. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile which takes 15 - 20 minutes to complete. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.

Zip Code:

27513

Company Info
MetLife, Inc.
1095, Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY, United States

Phone:
Web Site: metLife.com

Company Profile

Company Info


MetLife, Inc.
1095, Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY, United States
Phone:
Web Site: metLife.com

Sr Supplier Sourcing Cons II

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

22979

Location:

Cary, NC 

Job function:

Business Development
col-narrow-right   

Posted:

03.10.2016

Employment Type:

Full time

Industry:

Financial
col-wide   

Title:

Sr Supplier Sourcing Cons II

Job Description:

Job Location

Cary, NC

OR

New York, NY

Job Description

Job Summary:

Responsible for all activities relating to the sourcing and contract management function for professional services. Coordination and leading sourcing efforts from the business requirements definition through RFX's issuance, vendor evaluation and selection process, and contract signing. Actively contributes expertise to the development and implementation of best practice processes in Global Procurement. Negotiates, executes, and monitors vendor contracts to ensure terms and conditions are met, defines and manages vendor penalties/incentives if performance does not meet established criteria/exceeds established criteria.

Critical to the job description is to function with a high degree of customer centricity and customer satisfaction focus. This includes, and is not limited to developing partnerships and business relationships with internal and external groups to ensure Global Procurement is viewed as a value add and responsive team.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Manage the procurement of application development, maintenance and testing off-shore and domestic services of ~$400MM annually.
  • Work with stakeholders at all levels to identify and meet sourcing requirements.
  • Responsible for effective supplier performance management and customer relationship development.
  • Provide the correct level of governance and oversight for suppliers based on the risk profile.
  • Support the development of the category strategy and lead the execution of the strategy
  • Execute sourcing strategies for key projects, which includes the ability to create and utilize the most appropriate sourcing tools, templates, align stakeholder needs, identify supply alternatives, effectively communicate with suppliers and influence cross functional teams.
  • Track all projects and record work effort, timing and savings and ensure all projects adhere to the Global Procurement Policy.
  • Participate in at least 20 hrs of training annually to build on category intelligence and act as trusted advisors to the business.
  • Support global regions by leveraging supplier spend and sharing best practices
  • Communicating acquisition/deal structure, highlights, terms, conditions, pricing, risks and exposures, to senior management
  • Responsible for interfacing with technology domains to define technology project/services requirements, verify requirements across technology domains/departments.
  • Develop and leverage existing IT deal and negotiation strategy, and contract business terms with team, and lead negotiations with vendor, internal domain leads, and legal counsel.
  • Perform expense and cost benefit analyses related to technology products/services associated with cost savings/reduction initiatives, benchmark products/services, market and vendors, and make recommendation based upon analyses.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.
  • No supervisory responsibilities, but requires ability to lead and motivate team members and provide work direction.

Basic

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in contract management, including negotiation strategy, proposal development and processes, and benchmarking vendor proposals.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in strategic sourcing with strong background expertise in IT consulting, Master services agreements (MSA) and Statement of work (SOW) related activities.

Key Competencies, Qualifications and Skills, Preferred

  • Global/International IT sourcing and contracting experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of global IT suppliers
  • Global sourcing and contracting experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of Ariba, standard desktop applications (e.g. Microsoft Office)
  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • 3-4 years of experience in strategic sourcing.
  • Bilingual skills as plus, e.g. Spanish, Japanese

Travel

  • 10 - 15% Domestic Travel and International travel

Business Category

Americas Region

Job Category

Procurement

Number of Openings

1

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, martial or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note to Mobile Users: If viewing on a mobile device and would like to apply, please email the job to yourself and complete the application from a desktop/laptop.

Note to Desktop/Laptop Users: For immediate consideration, click Apply Now button below. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile which takes 15 - 20 minutes to complete. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.

Zip Code:

27513
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