Xerox Virtual Procurement Supplier Relationship Manager - Benefits, Banking & Finance in Detroit, Michigan
Xerox is the world's leading enterprise for business process and document management. Its services, technology, and expertise enable workplaces - from small businesses to large global enterprises - to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively and focus more on what matters most: their real business. Xerox offers business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, healthcare solutions, HR benefits management, finance support, transportation solutions, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The company also provides extensive leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Xerox serves clients in more than 160 countries. For more information, visit www.xerox.com, www.news.xerox.com, www.realbusiness.com or www.xerox.com/businessservices .
Virtual Procurement Supplier Relationship Manager - Benefits, Banking & Finance
Position Summary: Xerox seeks to do business with suppliers who provide the best price, quality and capability to meet our business needs. With team members geographically dispersed across the North and Latin America, Europe and Asia, our Global Procurement organization works proactively with our business colleagues to identify capable suppliers, lead the competitive sourcing process, and negotiate and contract with the chosen suppliers. Leveraging firm-wide buying power and controlling risk are consistent overarching goals. Global Procurement ensures contracted goods and services can be obtained in an efficient, cost-effective manner globally. Candidates for the role must demonstrate the skills, intellect, and drive to take on broad responsibilities, and must be keenly analytical with experience from respected companies with diversified purchasing needs.
Principle Position Accountabilities:
Work closely with internal Value Chain Partners on projects & objectives utilizing and managing appropriate Benefits, Banking and Finance Supplier(s) to meet Corporate, Work Group & Team Objectives to include:
Cost reductions through productivity initiatives
Lead role in supplier negotiations
Improve business processes
Protect our company’s interests via contract terms and conditions
Improve pay-terms to optimize working capital
Provide industry benchmarks for 3 rdparty spend categories
Supplier relationship management
Essential Position Functions:
Drive productivity, rationalize supply base, and manage vendor spend.
Develop & implement purchasing strategies that are sustainable and fully support VCP objectives.
Comprehend purchasing benchmarks; understand industry trends, economic impacts, sales and marketing initiatives and apply as appropriate.
Work with value chain partners to define goals, deliver results, and add value to their business processes to reduce supplier costs and time to market.
Develop written contracts with Office of General Counsel (OGC) support & guidance.
BA/BS degree required; MS/MA/MBA preferred. CPM certification is preferred.
Experience in Benefits, Banking & Finance contract analysis, negotiation, financial modeling and RFP, RFI, RFQ creation and evaluation. This requirement might be waived for candidates with relevant expertise in other areas of indirect procurement.
Experience in compiling and executing contracts.
Self-starter with ability to work independently; strong consensus building capabilities; able to simultaneously lead multiple projects.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products.
Strong business and financial acumen.
Successful experience working with a global supplier base and extended value chain partners across North America, Europe, and Asia is preferred.
Able to demonstrate strategic thinking capability, along with the ability to create, cultivate, and implement change.
Ability to influence, negotiate and gain commitment at all organizational levels.
Strong analytical, accuracy, and problem-resolution skills.
Superior communication skills – written, verbal, and presentation.
Ability to travel (global).
Must be currently eligible to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship.
Must consent to and successfully clear all required pre-employment screenings (background and substance abuse).
Note: This position is virtual and can be located anywhere in the US.
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Organization: Conduent Treasury
Title: Virtual Procurement Supplier Relationship Manager - Benefits, Banking & Finance
Requisition ID: 16024398
Other Locations: United States-Arizona-Phoenix, United States-Michigan-Detroit
Virtual/work from home? Yes