Bank of America Sr. Procurement Specialist in Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Negotiates contracts utilizing best practices, assists the business owner in creating a Statement of Work, 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 of 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 business through effective change management routines and processes.

  • Work routinely with risk partners in negotiating deals and in managing outsourcing risk.

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

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

  • Build broad-based business relationships and partnerships across the organization, skillfully influence peers and colleagues to promote and sell ideas, and proactively surface and resolve conflict with minimal noise.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 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, 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

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

Posting Date : 09/14/2017

Location : US-NC-Charlotte

Travel : Yes, 5% of the time

Full / Part-time : Full time

Hours Per Week : 40

Shift : 1st shift

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