Associate Manager Procurement

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  • Post Date: June 18, 2020
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Description

Prudential’s Global Sourcing and Procurement (GSP) team empowers Prudential globally to drive the greatest value by leveraging supplier partnership. SPG provides our global customers easy access to products and services at the greatest value through business insights, market knowledge, seamless and efficient processes, and professional expertise.

Information Technology Procurement (ITP) is a category within Prudential’s Global Sourcing and Procurement (GSP) ITP is responsible for managing vendors for IT hardware and software acquisitions, as well as IT consulting and services for the enterprise. The group is customer service focused, fast paced with a team environment. We manage IT purchasing, contract negotiating, and hiring for consulting services, as well as Vendor Governance support of technology engagements across the Enterprise.

As Senior Analyst – IT Procurement, your role is a key member of Technology Procurement and partners closely with the technology vendor engagement managers (VEMs), O&S Law and other corporate functions to ensure that proper controls are contractually in place, understood by the business and to provide best-in-class procurement support to Prudential on strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities include:
  • Support the Category Manager with vendor governance processes and advise the business on governance
  • Understand the scope of services across the Enterprise for all vendors by category
  • Coordinate the vendor review process and determine the level of due diligence needed while partnering with the subject matter experts and vendors
  • Work directly with the Centralized Due Diligence team for all due diligence activities including vendor reviews and refreshes, attestations, SOC reports, and financial reviews and to ensure vendor inventory in Archer (vendor governance system) is up to date and accurate
  • As part of IT Category Management, partner with contracting, O&S Law, control function leads and the VEM during vendor acquisition process to address due diligence issues and ensure appropriate controls have been addressed
  • Work with stakeholders on issue resolution through the duration of the vendor relationship
Qualifications

  • Vendor governance background with knowledge of technology category
  • Demonstrated capability in working in a multi-function team environment
  • Analytical skills and understanding of MS Office tools
  • Technology Procurement Contracting experience and understanding of SLAs helpful
  • Archer experience a plus
  • Strong communication skills necessary to develop/maintain relationships with internal/external Stakeholders
  • Solid customer service orientation
  • Takes ownership over actions and demonstrates the ability to work independently
  • Demonstrates sense of urgency and a positive, “can-do” attitude.
  • Surfaces potential problems for decision makers to keep projects on track
  • Ability to adjust work to accommodate needs of group processes
  • Must be results oriented and effective within collaborative, team environment

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States Asia Europe and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company’s well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength stability expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential’s businesses offer a variety of products and services including life insurance annuities retirement-related services mutual funds asset management and real estate services. For more information please visit www.prudential.com.

Prudential is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this open position unless contracted with Staffing. Agencies must work with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Prudential application process to be considered for business. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Prudential via-email Internet or directly to hiring managers in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Prudential and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Prudential.
Note: Any search agreement entered into with Prudential before January 2004 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Prudential and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Prudential has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list and even preferred vendors need to have a written search agreement signed by the Director Recruiting Programs Staffing at Prudential in place for the specific position in order for a fee to be paid for any candidate referrals.

Job Function Procurement

Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Newark (NJ)
Schedule Full-time
Travel No

 

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