Job Description AVP - Strategic Sourcing Leader is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the enterprise-wide global strategic relationships with key telecommunications and hardware suppliers. This includes (i) leading cross functional teams through complex sourcing engagements. , (ii) drafting, reviewing and negotiating master services agreements (MSA), order forms/schedules, subscription licenses, and service level agreements ( SLA), where applicable; (iii) interacting with Legal, Information Security, IT Infrastructure and lines of business (LOB) on contractual and other related matters; (iv) implementing procurement and sourcing policies (nationally and globally); and (v) managing the contractual relationships with our key vendors.
Responsible for overall ownership of Telcom and Hardware sourcing category charters & plans; first point of LOB escalation on complex contracts or issues that are challenging for junior team members.
Lead and mentor junior members of the team; design, champion, & execute process improvements responsive to the team's identified issues.
Manage and conduct contractual negotiations; interact directly with key vendors during contract negotiations without supervision, using judgment to escalate issues to management as necessary.
Mentor, train, and appropriately delegate responsibility to junior members of the team
Through contractual negotiations, ensure adherence to Moody's risk management process (Security Risk Management, Insurance requirements, Compliance, Audit and other requirements).
Ensure internal clients understand and use/adhere to established procurement policies and procedures. Directly engage internal clients to drive compliance and if necessary escalate to management if policies and/or procedures are not being followed.
Design, develop, draft and enforce continually improving policies and/or procedures by working closely with Legal and other controlling functions
Lead cross-functional teams during contract negotiations.
Research and analyze market/trends to effectively manage the strategy for the category
Qualifications Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field;
Preferred: 5+ years of experience in strategic sourcing with a Finance firm
Strong MS Office skills including Excel and PowerPoint are essential
Exceptional problem solving and conceptual thinking abilities
Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership abilities to work with C level management
Ability to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
Ability to handle multiple complex concurrent project
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