Senior Procurement Manager

BNP Paribas Tempe , AZ 85280

Posted 4 months ago

What sets Bank of the West apart from other banks is our team membersthey embody the optimistic spirit of the West. There is a spirit here that drives us to do more. Our team of more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. They reflect our modern western valuesstraightforward, entrepreneurial and optimistic. We seek to create a corporate culture that fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and enthusiastic about serving our customers. Bank of the West offers the stability of a company that has a 135 year history and is part of BNP Paribas, a European leader in global banking and financial services and one of the 6 strongest banks in the world. We offer opportunities across our diverse business lines Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, National Finance, and Wealth Management.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for overall management of Procurement Operations including vendor evaluation and onboarding, contract administration, and purchase operations. Ensures efficientprocess in place to manageprocessing vendor purchaseorders, managing commonspend categories and ensuring overallcompliance with internaland external sourcingpolicies and procedures. As a key Strategic Sourcingleader, work in close coordination with the disbursement team to designand execute a clear procure-to-pay workflow for the organization.

EssentialJob Functions

  • Responsible for leading contractadministration operations including vendor onboarding, and ongoing oversight of vendorrelationship to ensurethat all aspectsof the relationship are addressedwithin expected time thresholds by the vendor manager, risk manager or strategic procurement.

  • Serves as system ownerfor all currentand future procurement related systems including Coupa, CPRS, Concur, OfficeMax amongst others.

  • Manages all purchase operations for common spend categories for the bank serving as the primaryvendor manager, and working with the Strategic Procurement team to ensure ongoingefficiency is maintained.

  • Works with multiplebusiness units to ensure portfolioof vendors are managed within expectations. Ensuresteam is providing and tracking SLAs, answering inquiriesand resolving problemsidentified by staff and/or other departments.

  • Identifies and reports problemsupwards as appropriate; including communication of large potentiallosses and recoveries to the Board of Directors.

  • Respond to audit inquiriesand exception reports.

  • Provide training, coaching and oversight to Procurement Operations staff to build team cohesiveness and staff development.

  • Serve as a key member of the StrategicSourcing leadership team engaging and assisting in all Sourcingrelated activities as required.

  • Transformationalpurchasing activities, including process, organizational and tool redesign;

  • Performs otherduties as assigned.


Required Experience

  • Requires broad management knowledgeto lead project teams in one department.

  • Typicallyhas mastery level knowledge and skills withina specific technicalor professional discipline with broad understanding of other areas within the job function.

  • Requires 10-12 years minimumprior relevant experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree


  • Proven trackrecord leading transformational purchasing project/activities;

  • Proven trackrecord of excellent interpersonal skills, including consensus building, resolvingconflicting points of view and working with diverse skill

  • Advanced skill levels in MS Excel and PowerPoint Working knowledge of GAAP and Financial Industrypolicies and practices.

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to work concurrently on multiple assignments (multi-task)

  • Ability to manage competingdeadlines

  • Ability to work well with variouslevels of manage

  • Ability to analyze data from multiplesource

  • Analytical and research skill Planning and organizational skills

  • Problem solvingand trouble shootingskills

  • Project management skills

  • Personal computerskills

  • Strong management and leadership skill

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer

  • Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.


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Senior Procurement Manager

BNP Paribas