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IT Sourcing and Procurement Manager I

Company: USAA
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Job Description:

Purpose of JobWe are currently seeking a talented IT Sourcing and Procurement Manager I for the San Antonio Home Office I.

This position is available 100% remote.

Consults on IT sourcing solutions, negotiates agreements, and manages relationships to optimize return and mitigate risk for USAA. Supports value generation sourcing and profitability improvement initiatives to enable business leaders to supplement the workforce, scale business operations, deliver operating efficiencies, and better serve our members through global service providers. Serves as a sourcing and contracting expert in meeting client needs while adhering to the end-to-end procurement and third-party risk management lifecycle and applicable laws and regulations. Optimizes USAA's use of third parties and collaborates with appropriate personnel within Procurement and across the Enterprise to drive compliant sourcing and contract execution activities.Job RequirementsAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For--, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly-- Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply. (17 seconds) (31 seconds)PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts all phases in the development of moderately complex acquisitions of third-party/affiliate solutions to include market research, drafting statements of work, creating requests for proposals, identification of qualified suppliers, proposal evaluations and negotiations.
  • Applies proficient knowledge in the design and execution of moderately complex sourcing plans and solutions designed to achieve client's strategy through deployment of third-party solutions.
  • Interprets the provisions and specific terms of low to moderate risk contracts that can decrease the Enterprise's ability to execute on the mission, damage reputation, and/or impair financial stability of the Enterprise such that capital strength of liquidity is temporarily impacted. Consults with Legal and other subject matter experts as needed to interpret and ensure accuracy of contracts and resolve escalated issues.
  • Coordinates with key stakeholders to gather business requirements and specifications to design third-party solutions to achieve optimal business outcomes.
  • Provides client consultation, evaluates client requirements and advises in the development of contract specifications to achieve pre-established savings, quality, and risk/cost avoidance targets. Validates contract against established controls to drive regulatory compliance.
  • Engages with internal stakeholders and suppliers to ensure value-added, compliant, and consistent procurement experiences across assigned client group.
  • Applies proficient sourcing and procurement knowledge to execute the sourcing strategy and plan. As needed, partners with more experienced sourcing and procurement staff to ensure category plans are executed.
  • Evaluates commercial models and creates negotiated alternatives for medium to complex contract actions requiring moderate term and condition negotiation.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelor's degree required OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
    • 4 or more years of experience in business program/projects that may include strategy, planning, product management consulting and third-party sourcing and/or solutioning
    • 1 or more years of experience leading cross-functional teams or projects requiring strong collaboration, facilitation, and negotiation skills
    • Proficient experience leveraging analytical tools, including Microsoft Office products and other applicable business software, to develop analysis, charts, and/or supporting documentation*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
      • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Supply Chain Management
      • Medium to complex contract language negotiation skills
      • Experience presenting and influencing executives
      • Experience with project management across cross functional teamsThe above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.Relocation assistance is not available for this position.For Internal Candidates:Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement) or must have manager's approval prior to posting.Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 11/11/20 by 11:59 pm CST time.

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