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Charles Schwab Deal Desk Sourcing Manager in Westlake, Texas

Your Opportunity

Corporate Vendor Management (VM) at Charles Schwab & Co. is responsible for implementing a firm-wide, end-to-end vendor relationship management process to improve vendor performance and value. Corporate VM identifies, mitigates, monitors, and handles vendor risk; and assists Schwab in meeting regulatory and compliance requirements.

What you’re good at

The Deal Desk Sourcing Manager plays a significant role within Vendor & Sourcing Management by providing business partners with strategic sourcing support, contract negotiation and risk mitigation. In this role you will also support a variety of sourcing categories that could include Human Resources, Information Technology, Professional Services, Real Estate, and Marketing teams to handle lower dollar engagements, draft and route contracts for signature, and various other reporting and administrative requirements.

This position will be responsible for establishing positive relationships with Schwab Business Units and Legal partners to develop, maintain and execute contracts. This role will also lead all aspects of the strategic sourcing lifecycle; lead negotiations, as well as collaborate with risk groups and legal, as required on vendor engagements. This position will partner with the broader business unit teams to develop and negotiate contracts and scopes of work to ensure that industry-leading procurement services tools are utilized to support growth relationships for our suppliers and business partners. The position will not lead people; it is an individual contributor role.

What you have

  • 3+ years of experience in category management, strategic sourcing, consulting, vendor management, and risk management (required)

  • Experience within indirect sourcing categories and contract review or negotiation

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with a proven track record of building effective working relationships with senior level business partners

  • The ability to partner with and project handle cross-functional teams (HR, Schwab Legal and Procurement) to drive contract and price negotiations that improve value and mitigate risks while ensuring internal partners’ requirements are met

  • Strong negotiation skills, with ability to effectively explore alternatives to reach mutually beneficial outcomes

  • Proficiency in Excel (required)

  • Experience with Ariba, Hiperos, PeopleSoft and/or Access a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree

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Why Schwab?

At Schwab, “Own Your Tomorrow” embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees unleash their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in disrupting a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth. We’re a modern financial services firm that stands apart from the industry, where you can go as far as your ambition takes you.

Hear from employees:

: a package designed to empower your health, wealth, career and life.

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law.

Schwab is also an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace.

We believe diversity and inclusion are part of our success as a company and our purpose of serving every client with passion and integrity.

Job Locations US-TX-Westlake

Requisition ID 2020-62045

Posted Date 1 day ago (3/26/2020 9:55 PM)

Category Human Resources & Administrative

Position Type Full time

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