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Job Description The Strategic Sourcing Associate Manager provides professional and specialized support on assigned category portfolios.
Effectively organizes, influences, and manages Core Teams and cross-functional core teams
Works with the business and influence or intervenes in vendor negotiations on behalf of internal clients when necessary
Presents research findings and make recommendations to management that support category and business partner strategies
Assists with supplier negotiations to maximize price/performance in a given category and works with business partners to influence or intervene in supplier negotiations when necessary
Guides team members within area of specialty, acts as a resource, sharing knowledge/expertise with management, the team, and business partners
Provides guidance to other team members with respect to research/analysis
Participates in and/or leads action plans to address items identified on Employee satisfaction surveys
Manages the development and completion of the RFI/RFP bid process
Leads research of supply markets, supply chain dynamics, industry trends and identifies category or industry-specific leverage opportunities
Leads analysis of internal and external research data to gain a solid understanding of the key drivers behind category
Remains current on category market intelligence
Contributes to delivering of results in sourcing activity savings and cost avoidance for category specialty
Conducts demand management and category value optimization analysis and makes strategy recommendation to category manager
Assists in the formulation of sourcing strategy and with presentations to the core team and senior management
Assists or leads in preparation and presentation of all internal/external meetings
Formulates and prepares pricing modules, re-bids and oversee pricing analysis
Ensures due diligence is applied in all aspects of the sourcing process
Collects, documents, and shares category knowledge
Provides expertise in the preparation of RFIs, RFPs and SLAs, contracts & negotiation documentation
Develops a working knowledge of Outsourcing Governance best practices
Contributes to the vendor selection process ensuring proper procedures/protocols are followed
May influence and/or intervene in vendor negotiations as required
4 Year Degree or equivalent experience
5+ Years of related experience
Must have excellent negotiating and influencing skills to be utilized during internal and external negotiations.
Must have strong Relationship Management skills, negotiation skills, Project Management experience, strong presentation and analytical skills.
Must have general knowledge of Strategic Sourcing lifecycle.
Specialized knowledge of the business and industry required to assess potential vendors.
Must have general knowledge of the TD Bank organizational structure, including the main business groups and their functions, key contact points.
Proficiency with applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and/or other office tools.
May be required to travel to various business unit/client locations.
Maintains and promotes the Bank's Supplier Risk Management Policy according to established procedures and applicable legal and regulatory guidelines.
Acts as a power user of the supplier risk management platform/software used by business lines to complete supplier risk assessments providing support to business lines and providing various, related administrative services
Acts as a contact point for the business lines regarding the supplier risk management program and
Provides advice and support related to policy, procedures and other general supplier risk management program related inquiries. In this role, provides sound guidance and interpretation of how to apply policy to specific situations and knows when to escalate and involve more experienced team members.
Hours 8 am - 5pm Mon-Fri
Inclusiveness At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live in and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach her/his potential.
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