Manager, Sourcing Manager

Capital One
McLean, Virginia, United States
Mar 11, 2023
Apr 10, 2023
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Manager, Sourcing Manager

At Capital One, we dare to dream, disrupt and deliver a better way. Our goal is simple - bring ingenuity, simplicity and humanity to an industry ripe for change. We are seeking a Sourcing Manager to join our Enterprise Supplier Management (ESM) Team! In ESM, we empower associates to deliver their best by cultivating a culture of inclusion and belonging, where varying perspectives and opinions are valued. We embrace each other's differences and encourage all team members to lean into their talents and skills to deliver superior experiences for both internal and external clients. This Sourcing Manager position will develop strategy for and execute high risk and high impact procurement efforts across the company. This is an individual contributor role.

Working in concert with business partners and subject matter experts, the Sourcing Manager will develop an in-depth understanding of client needs and supply markets, then apply rigorous procurement methodology and analytics to ensure those client's needs will be met by the selected supplier(s). This role will lead projects in indirect categories of spend include, but not limited to Marketing related services, Professional Services, IT related Services.

The selected candidate will have experience in strategic sourcing - ideally in the technology or services industry. He or she will have demonstrated the ability to drive positive business outcomes through the supply chain, have great communication and influence skills, high analytical proficiency, and demonstrated ability to negotiate complex agreements.

  • Analyze external industry trends and benchmarks, as well as develop and share market insights
  • Clearly articulates cost drivers and pricing analysis for strategy formulation. Leads the development of make-versus-buy strategies
  • Leads innovative sourcing methods - balance cost, speed, and quality based on internal customer needs
  • Build strong internal and external relationships, understand the procurement parameters and look for new opportunities
  • Consult with internal clients and business partners to identify opportunities to drive cost savings and efficiency in the supply chain
  • Build buy in and communicate across multiple levels of the organization and across multiple lines of business
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently in an autonomous environment
  • Develop and implement procurement strategies including RFx, eSourcing, direct negotiations, etc.
  • Use procurement software tools
  • Support the development and execution of category strategies
  • Support the negotiation of commercial terms for large contracts
  • Develop communications and presentations at the Executive level

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Military Experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in sourcing and procurement
  • At least 3 years of experience in risk management
  • At least 3 years of experience negotiating supplier agreements

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Supply Chain Management, or Finance
  • 7+ years of experience in outsourcing and procurement
  • 6+ years of experience in risk management

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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