Managing Director Vendor Management – IT Category

Charles Schwab - Austin, TX4.1

30+ days agoFull-time
Austin - TX, AUSA, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758
Anthony Jason Pacheco

We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:
Corporate Vendor Management's (CVM) Sourcing teams at Charles Schwab & Co. are responsible for implementing a firm-wide, end-to-end vendor relationship management process to maximize vendor performance and value. Corporate VSM identifies, mitigates, monitors, and manages vendor risk; and assists Schwab in meeting regulatory and compliance requirements.

What you’ll do:
The IT Category Managing Director is responsible for developing and implementing sourcing strategies and processes in alignment with Schwab’s business unit goals, corporate standards and policies to maximize the value of Schwab’s third parties relationships while minimizing risk. Accountabilities include working with Schwab executive management to identify, and align category sourcing priorities, objectives, allocation resources and integration processes with various risk and technology organizations. As a part of the Sourcing Leadership team, develop the organizations talent plan, standard practices for category planning, sourcing and negotiation methodologies. This position reports to the Managing Director of Strategic Sourcing within the Corporate Vendor Management organization.

Lead sourcing activities on strategic projects
Managing current supplier relationships while driving performance improvements in the areas of cost, quality and delivery
Deliver cost savings, and other value in category based on category targets and business goals
Generate annual sourcing projects aligned with business partners to meet their objectives
Develop and implement standardized and best in class sourcing processes across categories and business units.
Develop and support metrics reporting as required

What you have:
10 + years of direct experience with IT Sourcing and 5+ years of management experience
Strong negotiation skills and extensive experience in strategic sourcing, vendor management and risk management.
Advanced oral and written communications skills with a proven track record of building effective working relationships with senior level business partners including IT decision makers, Risk teams, Finance/Accounting, HR and Legal.
The successful candidate must be naturally inquisitive and open to identifying and implementing process improvement opportunities. Self-starter with a demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams to achieve organizational objectives.
Strong Excel and Powerpoint skills required.
Experience with Ariba, Hiperos and access a plus.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.

What you’ll get:
Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program
Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions
Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

Learn more about Life@Schwab.
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

Job Specifications
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: Financial Services-6+ yrs, Analyst/Strategy-6+ yrs, Internal Audit, Accounting and Finance-6+ yrs, Regulatory, Risk Analysis, Compliance
Position Located In: TX - Austin
Education: BA/BS
Job Type: Full Time

Activation Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Expiration Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
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