Department: StrategicSourcing, ProcurementWhat we need :
Cetera Financial Group iscurrently seeking a Strategic Sourcing Manager for our companys office locatedin El Segundo, CA.What you will do:
Reporting to the Director of Strategic Sourcing Procurement,you will have responsibility for managing sourcing projects, analyzing largesets of data, working with vendors and internal stakeholders. Youwill manage vendor negotiations including pricing and contract terms, as wellas collaborating on contract development.
Keyareas of responsibility are:
Manage sourcing projects and activities such as RFPs, internalstakeholder and supplier meetings, negotiations and contract development.
Build effective, strategic relationships with the businessunits, vendors, and cross-functional teams
Review and analyze pricing and supplier data to develop andsummarize information for reporting to stakeholders
Present and lead meetings to convey procurementrecommendations and strategies
Measure and track internal cost savings performance totargets
Support documentation of supplier capabilities for preferredsupplier listings
Ourtop performers share the following traits:
5+ years experience as a category or project manager in a procurementorganization
Experience prioritizing and leading multiple projects at thesame time
Ability to successfully build relationships and work withpeople at all skill and organizational levels, internally and externally
Experience evaluating Statements of Work, contracts andmarket research
Highly effective interpersonal skillsnecessary to address executive level internal and external partners
Whatwe give you in return:
Our competitive Health program offers a comprehensive benefitspackage that supports healthy lifestyles, preventative care and helps toprotect against hardship. Our retirement plan offers our employees theopportunity to plan ahead for a strong financial future well beyond theirworking years.About Cetera Financial Group
® ("Cetera") is aleading network of independent retail broker-dealers empowering the delivery ofobjective financial advice to individuals, families and company retirementplans across the country through trusted financial advisors and financialinstitutions. Cetera is the second-largest independent financial advisornetwork in the nation by number of advisors, as well as a leading provider ofretail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions.
Through its multiple distinct firms, Cetera offersindependent and institutions-based advisors the benefits of a large,established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while servingadvisors and institutions in a way that is customized to their needs andaspirations. Advisor support resources offered through Cetera includeaward-winning wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensivebroker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, practice managementsupport and innovative technology.
Cetera Financial Group is committedto providing an equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.For us, this is the only acceptable way to do business. Accordingly, allemployment decisions at the Cetera Financial Group, including those relating tohiring, promotion, transfers, benefits, compensation, and placement, will bemade without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship,age, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, geneticcharacteristics, religion, religious dress and/or grooming, gender, genderidentity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, U.S. militarystatus, political affiliation, or any other class protected by state and/orfederal law.
Agencies please note: This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by Ceteras TalentAcquisition team. We will reach out to our preferred agency partners in therare instance we require additional talent options. Your respect for thisprocess is appreciated.