procurement and vendor management - senior analyst | budapest

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Logistics / Procurement
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29853 / 31214
randstad hungary
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Cégleírás / Organisation/Department

Aegon Global Technology Services (GTS) provides IT infrastructure and application support services to the Aegon businesses. GTS is responsible for the provision, support and ongoing maintenance of IT operating platforms, applications and services. There is also a strong connection with external providers necessitating vendor and service provider management. GTS is responsible for driving the technology strategy and providing IT infrastructure solutions that are in alignment with business objectives and the GTS technology strategy.

Pozíció leírása / Job description

The Procurement and Vendor Management - Senior Analyst operates independently while ensuring procurement is executed in accordance with the established procurement governance framework and divisional objectives. Partners globally with others to provide end to end category procurement, commodity sourcing and Vendor management support. Activities
include gathering business requirements, fiscal details, and performing market assessments, determining contract vehicles, negotiation strategy, vendor selection and onboarding. Provides detailed support for vendor management. Position will assist with developing, optimizing and managing processes, workflows and procedures directly related to Procurement.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works independently to execute category, commodity or vendor specific sourcing strategies for high complexity transactions and drive this across functional organizations and business units to affect
    policies, processes and procedures having an impact on revenue and profitability
  • Works extensively in Ariba for vendor and contract lifecycle management
  • Access electronic and paper contract files to determine existence and applicability of a current
  • Creates and administers vendor request for proposals (RFPs)
  • Conducts benchmarking to ensure proposed vendor solutions are competitive to the market
  • Performs market research to understand and document competitive vendor landscape and service capabilities
  • Ensures project milestones are met and benefits delivered; Resolves vendor issues that arise during
    implementations, acting as a liaison with Project and Divisional Management
  • Escalates issues as needed to Senior Management
  • Provides transition support for exiting existing
    Vendor relationships
  • Participates on local or global cross-functional teams to assist the with analyzing procurement spend trends using data derived from available spend data, with the evaluation of sourcing opportunities, with pre-award and post-award procurement activities, such as volume reporting and evaluation of RFP responses, and with reporting and analysis used to develop and implement the selected the Vendor.
  • Performs contract reviews working in conjunction with Legal and Business teams to ensure accurate deliverables, risk mitigation while accounting for product and vendor lifecycles
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with stakeholders
  • Perform program management activities for procurement-owned programs, as applicable to the commodity area. Duties include but are not limited to: managing catalogs, processing non-catalog requisitions, researching new Vendors, short-form agreements, renewals, and identifying cost-save opportunities within managed programs

Elvárások / Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in business administration, operations management, or other directly applicable field or equivalent education/experience.
  • At least 5 years of experience in category procurement, strategic sourcing, Vendor management and contract management. Experience with the Vendor identification,
    selection and negotiation process. Knowledge of vendor management best practices and industry trends
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills requiring a balance of assertiveness, tact and diplomacy; demonstrated ability to lead difficult conversations and collaborate, facilitate, and achieve consensus amongst key stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively and cultivate strong relationships across all levels of the organization and with external parties
  • Ability to work with teams across geographically dispersed locations
  • Ability to effectively manage ambiguous situations and drive towards clarification
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail; Ability to succeed under pressure, set priorities, and meet deadlines in a rapid-paced environment

Amit kínálunk / Offer

  • A secure position in a modern environment with best equipment
  • Very good development opportunities in a global compan
  • Workplace in a pleasant atmosphere with motivated and team-oriented colleagues
  • Diverse and interesting tasks and projects

Kapcsolattartó / Information

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