Sr. Professional, Sourcing And Contract Management

Corelogic Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Summary:

Join our team of over 5,000 employees globally, who provide the insights through data and next generation technology that help millions of people find, buy and protect the homes they love. From the beginning, CoreLogic has been driven by a single purpose - to innovate and create solutions that solve our clients' toughest challenges in the housing market. CoreLogic is the trusted source for property intelligence, with deep knowledge of powerful economic, social, and environmental forces that promote healthy housing markets and thriving communities.

We apply that same dedication to creating a diverse and inclusive work culture that inspires innovation and bold thinking. A place where individuals can work on small teams, feel valued, and directly impact the real estate industry. We believe our team members are the best in the business, and we will continue to recruit, retain, develop and reward our most important asset - our people!

Job Description:

The SCVM Sr. Professional will lead contractual management for CoreLogic's tier-1 vendors with a focus on large outsourcing engagements. The scope of contractual vendor management covers several functions as outlined below:

  • Sourcing and vendor selection (sourcing strategy, competitive sourcing vs sole-source, evaluation and recommendation, contract negotiations and execution)

  • Contract lifecycle management (initial contract, amendments, extensions)

  • Contract change management and contractual issue escalations

  • End-of-contract term management

This role is accountable for cultivating and strengthening collaborative working relationships with senior executives, operational leadership, and process owners from CoreLogic and vendor organizations across geographies and functional lines. This role will be the primary SCVM point of contact for various contract-related inquires, requests, and escalations from in-scope CoreLogic BUs and vendors. Sr. Professional must be skilled at influencing decisions and shaping outcomes as an interest-based negotiator and trusted advisor.

In addition, Sr. Professional will be a contributor to the design and implementation of CoreLogic's overall vendor strategy, which includes various projects to establish, remediate, terminate, and/or transition vendor relationships.

Job Duties

I. Sourcing and vendor selection

Assist internal clients (BUs) in translating their business needs into sourcing requirements. Research market capabilities and competitive landscape and identify potential vendor partners. Employ the appropriate sourcing method (competitive vs sole-source), decide on the targeted engagement and pricing models. Develop RFP/RFQ packages, project plans and timelines, and provide full project management support in implementing sourcing initiatives, maintaining comprehensive relationships with internal stakeholders and targeted vendors. Facilitate technical and commercial evaluations, develop sourcing recommendations and facilitate approval decision from the senior leadership. Negotiate CoreLogic favorable terms and conditions with pre-selected vendor. Manage contract execution process of pre-negotiated agreement.

II. Contractual vendor management

Contract Lifecycle Management

Assist in development of primary contracts including MSA, Service Delivery Contracts, Work Orders; establish complete understanding of the critical T&Cs; support negotiations targeting CoreLogic-favorable contractual arrangements. Work closely with Legal, Finance and Business Unit(s) to assure amendments and extensions are drafted, negotiated, reviewed and approved timely and comprehensively. Facilitate validation and execution process for short-term contractual arrangements using Work Order commercial construct.

Contract Change Management

Assist in identifying changes to the existing contracts, negotiate CoreLogic preferred agreement around these changes and, working closely with vendors, develop Change Requests or Amendments to the contract. Assist in annual contract reviews, and annual price adjustment (COLA, productivity improvements, etc). Act as the first point of escalation for issues and disputes for contractual interpretations; engage Legal and subject-matter experts as needed.

End-of-contract term management and vendor offboarding

Proactively develop action plan for end of term of each vendor contract, considering all potential options (extension, repatriation of services, re-bid, transition of scope to another vendor, etc). Arrange for timely development and issuance of termination notifications and associated contractual artifacts. Oversee entire spectrum of disengagement activities, including contractual, operational, legal and InfoSec requirements.

III. CoreLogic vendor strategy project support:

Responsible for the implementation of assigned projects and deliverables, from initial design to final execution. Develop detailed work plans, milestones, resource requirements, and status reports. Work closely with key project stakeholders to understand and prioritize business objectives, requirements, and constraints; navigate across business and functional lines to drive stakeholder alignment towards desired outcomes. Own project governance meetings and facilitate project working sessions. Anticipate, report, and mitigate potential project risks.

Job Qualifications:

Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field is required

  • 3+ years of experience in vendor management, outsourcing management, operations management, and/or program management in a global context

  • Stakeholder relationship management experience; proven track record establishing a trusted advisor relationship with customers/business partners

  • Advanced critical reasoning/thinking ability, understanding cause-effect implications, as well as worst/best case scenarios

  • Strong negotiations skills, ability to influence others

  • Exceptional communication, facilitation, and project management skills

  • Strong ability to engage at all levels across a diverse set of internal and external stakeholder groups

  • Strong ability to work effectively across functions, business units, cultures, and time-zones

  • A sense of urgency and pace, managing milestones with the capacity to prioritize/align conflicting demands

  • Solid organization skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • High degree of comfort acting as a central point of contact and first point of escalation for issues, disputes, and requests

  • Deep understanding of contractual fundamentals

  • Must be able to think and plan strategically and globally; yet possess a detail-oriented, pragmatic management approach

  • Self-directed and results-oriented; strong bias for execution

  • Stature, passion and adeptness to have an immediate impact

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills; ability to apply logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to manage and drive change

CoreLogic's Diversity Commitment:

CoreLogic is fully committed to employing a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive work environment that embraces everyone's unique contributions, experiences and values. We offer an empowered work environment that encourages creativity, initiative and professional growth and provides a competitive salary and benefits package. We are better together when we support and recognize our differences.

CoreLogic benefits information can be found here: Qualifications, locations and experience of the individual ultimately selected for the position may impact the final actual offered compensation, which may vary from any posted range.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability:

CoreLogic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to attracting and retaining the best-qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or status as a veteran of the Armed Forces, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. CoreLogic maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

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