Senior Procurement Associate Senior Procurement Associate …

Eaton Vance Management Incorporated
in Boston, MA, United States
Temporary, Full time
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Eaton Vance Management Incorporated
in Boston, MA, United States
Temporary, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Senior Procurement Associate
Senior Procurement Associate (6 month contract position) Boston, MA Office/en-US/Professional/job/Boston-MA-Office/Senior-Procurement-Associate--6-month-contract-position-_JR004907/apply

By joining Eaton Vance, youll become part of a company that has one of the best employee retention rates in the financial services industry. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and tremendous opportunities for growth and development. If you do not see a position that fits your career objectives, please return to this site in the future as our hiring needs will change. We look forward to your becoming a part of our continued success!

Basic Purpose:

The Senior Procurement Associate Contractor will support all procurement efforts at Eaton Vance contract negotiation, purchase execution and associated tasks. The candidate will have broad procurement experience and will manage efforts across multiple indirect commodity categories including information technology, professional services, and marketing. The candidate will lead small to medium size procurement efforts, including partnering with business, finance and legal stakeholders, leading negotiations, drafting contracts and proposals and presenting outcomes to key stakeholders. The candidate will use the SAP Ariba platform for end-to-end process management. Most importantly, the candidate will foster productive and strategic supplier and business client relationships, maintain our firms positive and long-standing reputation and ensure that the firms procurement operations lines up with the dynamics of the investment management industry at large.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide procurement expertise to business clients
  • Manage the end to end execution of small to medium size procurement projects
  • Identification and realization of cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunities
  • Lead contract review, red-line and negotiation process
  • Participate in business case development and financial analysis
  • Liaise with business partners, IT, finance and legal to assess business and corporate requirements to ensure risk is appropriately managed and addressed in contracts
  • Negotiation of deals across a number of commodities and spend categories
  • Support Eaton Vances core values of integrity, professionalism, teamwork, client focus, adaptability and creativity, and excellence

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Must have minimum 2 years experience sourcing Information Technology
  • 5+ years experience in an indirect sourcing; Investment Management or Financial Services Experience preferred
  • Procurement- and industry-based certifications a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of sourcing and procurement principles and best practices
  • SAP Ariba experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with financial analysis
  • Excellent communication and listening skills; Ability to work cross-functionally; Comfort and experience discussing with and presenting to business partners
  • Knowledge and experience with vendor and enterprise risk management
  • Strong negotiation and influence skills
  • Understanding of standard contractual terms and conditions to mitigate legal risk
  • Strong desktop technology skills: MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Ability to work independently

This policy applies to Eaton Vance Corp. and all subsidiary companies (the Company).

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.  It does not discriminate against applicants or employees with respect to any terms or conditions of employment on account of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, parenthood, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition including genetic characteristics, marital status, citizenship status, military service, gender, gender identity or expression, registered domestic partner status, domestic violence victim status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.  Eaton Vance also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that a person has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company, and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.  All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

The information on this Web site is for U.S. residents only. The information on this Web site does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, securities in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer. Eaton Vance does not provide tax or legal advice. Prospective investors should consult with a tax or legal advisor before making any investment decision. © Eaton Vance Management. All rights reserved. Two International Place, Boston, MA 02110

Posted 2 Days AgoFull timeJR004907

Eaton Vance is a leader in pioneering innovative investment strategies that address investor needs amid changing market environments. As a company, we have long embraced six core values: integrity, professionalism, teamwork, client focus, creativity/adaptability and excellence. As a workplace, Eaton Vance offers its employees a quality work environment and a congenial, collaborative atmosphere.     

The company is consistently ranked among the Top 100 Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe. 

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