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. Corporate VM identifies, mitigates, monitors, and manages vendor risk; and assists Schwab in meeting regulatory and compliance requirements.
Workplace Flexibility Program:
Workplace Flexibility Program: We're proud to support our employees in a working approach that allows you to bring your best self to work – whether that’s in the office or remote.
- Most Schwabbies have the opportunity to work in the office and/or at home based on their preference*
- Employees may have the flexibility for a hybrid schedule, where they divide their time between working remotely or in the office.
- Employees and managers can discuss additional flexibility options based on their role, business needs, and individual circumstances.
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The Deal Desk Sourcing Manager plays an essential 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 manage lower dollar engagements, draft and route contracts for signature, and various other reporting and administrative requirements.
This position will be responsible for establishing strong relationships with Schwab Business Units and Legal stakeholders to develop, maintain and execute contracts. This role will also manage 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 manage people; it is an individual contributor role.
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 manage cross-functional teams (HR, Schwab Legal and Procurement) to drive contract and price negotiations that maximize value and mitigate risks while ensuring internal stakeholders’ 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
You demonstrate these behaviors:
Positivity: brings energy and optimism to our dynamic workplace. Is open to both large/complex sourcing projects as well as more administrative deals or tasks
Strong Communication (written/verbal/ interpersonal): can easily communicate up, down and across the organization with a proven capability to make contributions to teams and initiatives
Analytical Thinking: ability to analyze data, and apply it to develop and implement a sourcing strategies and contract negotiations.
Self starter: able to manage multiple projects and succeed in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with minimal direction self-motivated to learn and take on new responsibilities and proactively seek out answers to solve problems
Adaptable: comfort and ability to quickly take on new, challenging projects and also perform administrative support to the Marketing Sourcing team as required
In addition to the salary range, this role is also eligible for bonus or incentive opportunities.
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