Charles Schwab Specialist - Contracts, Procurement, & Purchasing in Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix - AZ, PHX4750A, 4750 E Francisco, 85044-5359
Lance Alan Britton
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.
Corporate Vendor Management (CVM) at Charles Schwab & Co. is responsible for implementing a firm-wide, end-to-end vendor relationship management process to maximize vendor performance and value. CVM identifies, mitigates, monitors, and manages vendor risk; and assists Schwab in meeting regulatory and compliance requirements. The CVM organization also provides category management and demonstrates strategic sourcing capabilities in the Technology space (Hardware, Software, Telecom and Networks).
What you’ll do:
This position will be responsible for fostering relationships with Schwab stakeholders; managing aspects of the sourcing lifecycle; ensuring key CVM processes are followed; supporting reporting and data analytics requirements.
Support the review, analysis, and negotiation of IT sourcing projects; build relationships with vendors; develop and grow an understanding of the IT sourcing category and build key strategic sourcing skills (i.e, negotiations, bid analysis, RFx events).
Help develop and execute competitive sourcing events including gathering business and technical requirements and produce necessary documentation. Review and summarize data. Develop internal presentations and business cases to support management approvals
Work with Finance, Legal, Risk and other subject matter experts within Schwab to ensure that that policies and procedures and followed and met.
What you have:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (Supply Chain Management degree a plus)
Research, reporting and data analytics
Strong communication skills
Ability to build relationships and influence decision makers
Experience in procurement a plus (i.e., contracting and negotiations)
Self-starter, able to manage multiple projects and succeed in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with minimal direction
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 at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/%22 .
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.
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: Financial Services-less than 2 yrs
Position Located In: AZ - Phoenix
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Friday, September 15, 2017
Expiration Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017