Global Procurement - Assistant Vice President

Deutsche Bank - Jacksonville, FL3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $99,000 - $130,000 a year
Job ID: 3193154 Full/Part-Time: Full-time
Regular/Temporary: Regular Listed: 2019-06-11
Location: Jacksonville, United States of America
Corporate Services

Corporate Services provides real estate, facilities management, procurement and logistics services to deliver superior commercial value for the bank. We oversee a global property portfolio in more than 60 countries. As well as defining the standards for our retail branches, providing working environments that help boost productivity, we’re also working to uphold the bank’s commitment to carbon neutrality and sustainable operations.

A career with us provides opportunities to drive change and help shape innovative, exciting initiatives. Some examples? We have improved our performance on everything from water conservation to recycling. We’ve also developed new global workplace standards, enabling our people to use space and resources more efficiently, rather than rely on the traditional workstation.

Position Overview
Job Title: Global Procurement
Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President
Location: Jacksonville, FL

About Deutsche Bank

We are Germany’s leading bank with strong positions in Europe and significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We’re driving growth through our strong client franchise, investing heavily in digital technologies, prioritizing long-term success over short-term gains, and serving society with ambition and integrity. We serve our clients’ real economic needs in commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking, and provide ground-breaking products and services in asset and wealth management. That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the chance to shape the future of our clients.

Business Description

Source to Contract Operations

Within Global Procurement, Source to Contract Operations (S2C-Ops) is part of Deutsche Bank’s Procurement and Travel Operations (PTO) organization, responsible for defining and implementing the commercial structure for a large range of IT and non IT services delivered to the Bank. It includes the charging model, the financial process lifecycle from ordering to billing, the consumption and cost management, the internal cost allocation and tailored financial reporting.

S2C-Ops provides PTO process subject matter expertise to Strategic Procurement as a part of the new Deal Support team. This team will ensure that contracts negotiated by Strategic Procurement can be onboarded and processed through one of the Bank’s approved purchasing channels.

Team Objectives:
Increase cross-organizational collaboration within Global Procurement
Provide efficient contract enablement, and sustainability in commercial processes
Increase inclusion of PTO mandatory terms & conditions in new contracts
Drive cost controls, and enable further savings opportunities through consumption management
Support commercial objectives of deal teams

Support the rollout of the new Deal Support team services, including senior level discussions to train stakeholders on process changes, gain support, and implement
Support business case development, commercial and valuation models, and feasibility studies
Supports design of management methods of vendor performance and financial data monitoring sufficient for trend analysis, benchmarking and recommendations, including high quality management information appropriate for up to Executive Committee review
Deliver Procurement and Travel Operations related contract terms and conditions to deal teams, and assist with contract negotiation of these terms
Support Buying Channel selection, as defined by cost category and respective Category Manager
Create presentations for senior audience
Lead upcoming projects and on-demand tasks such as savings initiatives, audits or data requests
Lead on-boarding of new services/contracts to the Consumption Management team and ensure correct transition with adherence to standard consumption management processes

Proven record working in the areas of commercial management, sourcing initiatives, project management, accounting/finance, invoicing and consumption management
Solid communications skills, comfortable interacting with senior management
Ability to work independently with minimal oversight as well as in a team setting
Work in global teams across different time zones and within a matrix environment
Ability to think strategically/conceptually, outside the box (natural curiosity); while delivering bottoms-up analysis with a detailed oriented and tactical approach
Accountability, delivery oriented, work under pressure
Excellent knowledge of MS Office standard applications, database knowledge
Excellent experience in Excel (Advance level – pivots, vlookups)
Strong analytical and structured way of working
Reporting skills over various hierarchical levels
Willingness to challenge the status quo (to improve existing processes)
Proactive, assertive and motivated team-worker in a global team
Experience in invoice management or vendor/contract management in the financial industry
An understanding of project management and the project lifecycle
Ability to monitor, track and clearly communicate progress, escalating issues when appropriate
Fluent in English (written/verbal)

Degree from an accredited college or university

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