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BANK OF AMERICA Sr. Procurement Specialist - Charlotte, NC or Jersey City, NJ


Job number: 18017112

Job Description:

  • Negotiates contracts utilizing best practices, assists the business owner in creating a SOW/SLA, providing clarity and addressing all Business requirements

  • Able to lead a team in the development of complex proposal documents and is proficient in the objective analysis of proposal responses, the identification on non-conforming items and the overall evaluation of potential service providers

  • Able to structure all elements of an RFP (technical, contractual, schedule and cost) in order to ensure that uniformed bids are received

  • Capable of defining and influencing the category strategy to achieve business goals and objectives

  • Identify and escalate risks and issues to the appropriate governance routines Analyze and interpret Business adherence through program scorecards in order to identify possible negative trends and issues

  • Quickly adapt to changes within the Procurement Program and be able to communicate and reinforce program changes with the FLU/Business through effective change management routines and processes

  • Work routinely with risk partners (Legal, Compliance, Ops, Info Sec, etc.) in negotiating deals and in managing outsourcing risk

  • Assist in providing documentation/evidence when responding to audit and/or regulatory inquiries

  • Consistently provides a high level of service by establishing and clearly communicating mutual expectations, developing an understanding of Business needs and demonstrating competency and consistency in meeting commitments

  • Builds broad-based business relationships and partnerships across the organization, skillfully influences peers and colleagues to promote and sell ideas, and proactively surfaces and resolves conflict with minimal noise

  • Proven ability to communicate, partner, and influence across a matrix organization

Required Skills

  • 7 years’ experience sourcing for various Indirect Procurement categories

  • Self-starter, with capability of working autonomously across multiple procurement projects is essential

  • Strong contract negotiation skillset and experience

  • Sound commercial awareness and good analytical and research skills

  • Comfortable with Sourcing systems (ideally Ariba) spreadsheets, presentations and project management

  • Excellent communicator at all levels and able to build and manage relationships with business partners across various teams

  • Proactive, conscientious and high level of attention to detail

  • Legal procurement a plus but not required

  • Bachelors Degree

Location:  USA: Jersey City, NJ, 101 HUDSON ST (NJ2101) or Charlotte, NC, 201 N TRYON ST (NC1022),
Travel: Yes, 5% of the time
Line of Business: OFFICE OF CAO
Job Band: 5
Full / Part-time: Full time
Hours Per Week: 40
Shift: 1st shift

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