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Global Procurement Senior Manager

Company: PwC
Location: New York
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Procurement, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and manage the procurement of all goods and services required by PwC for operational and strategic purposes. As a part of the team, you'll assist in developing our standard practices and compliance infrastructure, managing relationships for both internal clients and suppliers to aid in the strategic selection of suppliers, supplier diversity, and contract negotiations. As part of our team, you'll be responsible for the acquisition of services and capital equipment and goods. We serve as the relationship manager for both internal clients and suppliers by seeking appropriate solutions for all sourcing needs, creating, reviewing, and negotiating contractual arrangements through thought leadership, subject matter specialisation, and strategic advising.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

    The Global Procurement Senior Manager will report directly to the Global Procurement Category Lead responsible for PwC Technology Third Party Data / Knowledge spend category. The role will support our business stakeholders across the globe. The role will be responsible for the development and execution of sourcing strategies that drive greater efficiency and value from suppliers and are underpinned by the negotiation of robust contracts that appropriately manage and mitigate risk.

    Job Requirements and Preferences :

    Basic Qualifications :

    Minimum Degree Required :
    Bachelor Degree

    Minimum Years of Experience :
    6 year(s)

    Preferred Qualifications :

    Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

    Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader:
    • Demonstrating experience of negotiating procurement contracts for Technology agreements;
    • Understanding of software licenses rules, both on premise and SaaS agreements including contractual models and risks;
    • Negotiating global agreements and understanding of data privacy challenges and European regulations;
    • Working in a team-based environment with remote stakeholders;
    • Understanding Financial and Quantitative data analysis with ability to review proposals;
    • Negotiating using complex commercial models;
    • Communicating analysis results effectively and clearly, in both verbal and in written form;
    • Managing internal and supplier communication with results-driven mentality;
    • Focusing on tasks and knowing when to escalate issues;
    • Managing sourcing activity, from supplier selection through to contract negotiation and ongoing management in alignment to business objectives and in compliance with our procurement process and internal policies;
    • Acting as a trusted business advisor to functional leaders and service owners across the PwC network, to develop the right procurement strategy for each engagement to deliver the best outcomes and value for the PwC network; and,
    • Managing risk, via the negotiation of robust contracts, and the ongoing development of procurement processes incorporating supply chain sustainability considerations.
      Learn more about how we work:

      PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

      For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

      Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the posting is removed, unless otherwise set forth on the following webpage. Please visit this link for information about anticipated application deadlines:

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