With exciting growth plans and well positioned from a financial strength/strong capital perspective, SVB wants to continue to attract and develop the very best talent with “outside in” perspective, strong business problem solving skills who excel in this area of operational excellence, fostering an environment of creativity and ideation and excelling at developing and maintaining functional relationships across multiple organizations. Our workplace culture is built on open communications and partnerships among bright, diverse colleagues who challenge each other for optimal results.
The Procurement Group, which reports up to the CFO, continues to invest in a comprehensive Source-to-Pay program that continues to provide a significant and sustainable impact to SVB’s bottom line.
The Sourcing/Contract Reviewer and Negotiator will be responsible for all aspects for sourcing and contract management including: - The review and, as needed, the writing of Request for Proposal/Information/Quote and/or Contracts covering the: i. The scope of work ii. Terms and conditions iii. RFP/I/Q solicitations iv. Contract compliance monitoring v. Participation in vendor risk process ensuring contractual agreements meets SVB’s needs
Skills and Requirements
5 – 7 years of relevant work experience with Sourcing and Category Management 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience with Contracts as a Paralegal and/or Contract Specialist.
This position must also be able to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with both internal and external customers to assist in complete understanding of the needs and processes of the service or products provided. This position will routinely work with and interact with high level Business Leaders, Legal staff and various SVB support teams during their collection of information necessary to support a sourcing project to include the contract creation and negotiation process.
Program management - role should interface with Accenture to improve overall sourcing process (e.g. integrating security criteria into RFP) This individual must have foundational financial analysis (e.g. create spend baselines, calculate savings) Demonstrated process improvement in previous experience is needed. Ability to effectively negotiate with internal and external parties and multiple contracts with little supervision Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills are a must. This individual must be able to demonstrate 3-5 years of effective communication skills Individual is required to consistently adapt to a changing environment Efficient and effective ability to manage a program while owning individual projects Individual must be able to work well with others and show the ability to foster and maintain relationships Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, or relevant work experience Paralegal experience a plus
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