Sourcing & Vendor Management - IT Outsourcing/IT Consulting Sourcer #116344

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse Asia
  • 25 Mar 19

Sourcing & Vendor Management - IT Outsourcing/IT Consulting Sourcer #116344

We Offer
Department Overview:

Sourcing & Vendor Management (SVM) sources external goods and services for Credit Suisse by applying best practices while mitigating key commercial, contractual and reputational risks to the Bank.
As a valued partner, we strive to work collaboratively with internal business partners and key vendors to deliver increasingly high-quality and efficient sourcing services through: commercial-valued and risk-mitigated sourcing, analytical insights and market expertise, driving vendor innovation, and supporting select third-party agreements during the fulfilment phase.

  • A role within the Outsourcing Sourcing team in the SVM department, to drive a portfolio of IT Outsourcing (ITO) and IT consulting (ITC) supply-side initiatives / projects as well as manage other key initiatives that arise in the wider ITO / ITC arenas
To be successful, one must be able to:
  • Gain support and acceptance by demonstrating sourcing value/process to respective initiatives at senior levels within SVM and the wider CS organization (C-level independent interaction required)
  • Coordinate execution of successful ITO / ITC vendor contract negotiations
  • Develop credibility and operate as a subject matter expert and internal consultant for ITO and become the first point of contact for the business stakeholders in respect of ITO vendors and related sourcing
  • Build effective and cooperative alliances externally with key vendors and manage directly those vendor relationships from a commercial perspective
  • Possess a solid understanding of IT lifecycle processes and how this impacts vendor services to appropriate KPIs, SLAs, reporting requirements, governance structure, etc.

You Offer
  • Minimum 7 years of sourcing experience including minimum 5 years of IT Outsourcing / IT Consulting sourcing experience
  • Significant experience of executing ITO / ITC type engagements and contracts
  • Significant experience in ITO project structures, business case production and review, included but not limited to scoping, pricing models utilized, performance measurements including setting service standards, SLAs and associated KPIs
  • Strong influencing, collaboration and relationship-building skills both internally with key stakeholders and externally with vendors
  • Strong negotiation and problem resolution skills
  • Ability to analyze markets and gather intelligence on market conditions and supply/demand drivers
  • Strong data analytic skills
  • Strong organizational skills and proficient project management skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex ideas in easy to understand business terms to senior executives
  • Legal or paralegal qualification/experience desired but not required
  • Proven track record of working in a multi-task, international environment with an ability to work effectively cross-border
  • Advanced MS Excel &Power Point skills & ability to easily learn other standard procurement and demand management tools