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sourcing specialist

Posted 4 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 12 June 2022

About Client:  

  • The client is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered at 1585 Broadway in the Client Building, Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

  • The client is a leading global investment bank and wealth management firm, employing more than 60,000 people worldwide.

  • The company makes money primarily from three main units: institutional securities, wealth management, and investment management. In 2020, the company recorded record revenues and profits.

Job Description:

  • Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Review and negotiate commercials of vendor contracts with respect to professional services engagements across assigned divisional coverage in the US for Contract, Project, and Outsourced Managed Services

  • Perform routine deep dive spend analysis in order to identify and drive cost savings opportunities, including but not limited to RFP, supplier consolidation, Unit Price reduction, Volume Discounting, Benchmarking, etc.

  • Support ad hoc expense management initiatives

  • Provide reporting and maintenance on a variety of data sets as they relate to

  • Project pipeline

  • Vendor spend and cost savings

  • Supplier Optimization

  • Contract management

  • Consultant onboarding

  • Strategic Savings and Efficiencies Levers

  • Drive baseline reductions and cost avoidance on professional services across US coverage

  • Ensure ongoing data quality on savings initiatives and completed deals, along with live RFPs.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in sourcing professional services, including Project SOWs, Outsourcing Transactions, and Time and Materials engagements, preferably within Financial Services Industry.

  • High proficiency in developing and presenting strategic content focused on driving savings.

  • Evidence of leveraging influencing skills to drive change to purchase behaviors with measurable outcomes (expense reduction).

  • Negotiation of large scale professional services contractual agreements across varying complexity.

  • Client service skills.

  • Self-starter and team player.

  • Results-oriented, with the ability to drive strategic initiatives to closure and results.

  • Previous experience with Ariba, Fieldglass, MS Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint), and Reporting (Business Objects, Tableau, Advanced Excel, etc.).

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

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