Project Management - Sourcing and Procurement

AXA General Insurance - Syracuse, NY3.8

Full-time | Contract
Project Management - Sourcing and Procurement (1900093A)
SHIFT : Day Job
SCHEDULE : Full-time


Corporate Sourcing and Procurement (CSP) team partners with business areas, as trusted advisors and business facilitators, to provide leading sourcing strategies and expertise, to manage risk and maximize the total value returned from a diverse set of vendors.

CSP is at the forefront of major company initiatives with primary responsibility for negotiations, risk assessment, contracting and ongoing vendor management of the organization’s third-party vendor contracts. Using contemporary technology platforms, the CSP team partners with vendors in a manner that manages risk while providing the best value for the negotiated price. A strategic transformation is underway to move to a new operating model, focusing on mindset, approach and tools to drive value through effective risk management, spend optimization and speed to market.
The Lead Manager – CSP Transformation Project Management will drive the successful delivery of the Corporate Sourcing and Procurement transformation, according to measures of time, budget, scope, quality and relationship. Conducts research and analysis to build related business cases (including quantifying cost and benefits, identifying risks and mitigation strategies) and develops formal recommendations for presentation to management. Works with cross‐department stakeholders to identify and propose solutions to business issues and lays out plans to implement those solutions. Develops detailed project schedules and gains buy‐in from stakeholders. Develops status updates for management. Leads efforts to develop new or revised processes/procedures with a strong focus on controls within processes.

 Lead projects and workstreams that are clearly communicated and implemented timely and accurately
 Lead cross-organizational project teams to work collaboratively to accomplish a common goal
 Deliver detailed metrics and reporting framework to manage and measure project success
 Document and share risks, issues and mitigation plans to key stakeholders throughout project delivery
 Partner and influence across the CSP team and lines of business to ensure successful implementation
 Support change management to ensure adoption to new processes or technology
 Guide and direct workstream leads


 Demonstrated working knowledge of project planning & execution methodologies
 General understanding of sourcing and procurement
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Critical thinker with ability to analyze problems and data to drive timely results
 Ability to facilitates meetings and communicate results to peers and executive management
 Strong meeting management and presentations skills and comfortable presenting ideas and influencing others at all levels of the organization
 Develops and maintains effective working relationships within the team and across business areas.

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.

As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.

We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.
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In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.


Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.