Sourcing & Vendor Management - Strategic Sourcer (Audit, Assurance & Tax, Legal & Business Consulting) #111376

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse Asia
  • 23 Apr 18 2018-04-23

Sourcing & Vendor Management - Strategic Sourcer (Audit, Assurance & Tax, Legal & Business Consulting) #111376

We Offer
Department Overview:
Sourcing & Vendor Management (SVM) sources external goods and services for Credit Suisse by applying best practices while mitigating key commercial, contractual and reputational risks to the Bank.
As a valued partner, we strive to work collaboratively with internal business partners and key vendors to deliver increasingly high-quality and efficient sourcing services through: commercial-valued and risk-mitigated sourcing, analytical insights and market expertise, driving vendor innovation, and supporting select third-party agreements during the fulfilment phase.

WE OFFER:

  • A role as part of the APAC Non-IT Sourcing team within the Sourcing & Vendor Management department, to drive supply-side initiatives / projects related to Audit, Assurance & Tax, Legal and Business Consulting sourcing categories

To be successful, one must be able to:
  • Gain support and acceptance by demonstrating sourcing value/process to respective initiatives at senior levels within SVM and the wider CS organization (C-level independent interaction required)
  • Coordinate execution of successful Audit, Assurance & Tax, Legal and Business Consulting vendor contract negotiations
  • Develop credibility and operate as a subject matter expert and internal consultant for Audit, Assurance & Tax, Legal and Business Consulting and become the first point of contact for the business stakeholders with respect to Audit, Assurance & Tax, Legal and Business Consulting vendors and related sourcing
  • Build effective and cooperative alliances externally with key vendors and manage directly those vendor relationships from a commercial perspective
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You Offer
  • Significant experience of executing Audit, Assurance & Tax, Legal and/or Business Consulting type engagements and contracts
  • Significant experience in Audit, Assurance & Tax, Legal and/or Business Consulting project structures, business case production and review, included but not limited to scoping, pricing models utilized, performance measurements including setting service standards, SLAs and associated KPIs
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to analyze markets and gather intelligence on market conditions and supply/demand drivers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to articulate complex ideas in concise, easy-to-understand business terms to senior executives
  • Strong relationship-management skills including influencing, problem resolution and collaboration skills with key internal stakeholders and external vendors
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficient project management skills
  • Proven track record of working in a fast paced, multi-task, international environment with an ability to work effectively cross border
  • Advanced MS Excel & PowerPoint skills & ability to easily learn other standard procurement and demand management tools
  • Fluency in English and proficiency in German
  • Legal or paralegal qualification/experience beneficial, but not required
  • Sourcing / procurement certification beneficial, but not required