Strategic Sourcing Lead

Date: Jun 9, 2022

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 45841 

Location: Irvine, CA 

Other location(s): San Antonio (TX) 

Relocation benefits offered: Yes 

Travel required: None 

 

“I can be myself at work.”

 

You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.

 

We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.

 

“I can influence my income.”

 

You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).

 

“I can lead a full life.”

 

You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones

 

NOTE: Our recruiting process is 100% virtual, which should help with the logistics of your candidate journey. We have transitioned to a hybrid work model, which means our associates are working from home the majority of time, and coming into the office 20% of the month. You get to decide what that looks like for you. 

 

“I can succeed as a Strategic Sourcing Lead at Capital Group.”

As a Strategic Sourcing Lead within the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement (SS&P) group, you will leverage your thought leadership and subject matter expertise to execute sourcing engagements in support of the enterprise-wide priorities of the North American Client Group, Global Business Services, Investment Group and Investment Operations organizations.

By leveraging your continuous improvement mindset, you will enable smooth operations between the sourcing teams, business organizations in your support area and other stakeholders such as Finance, Program Management, Risk and Legal.  You will help drive business value by leading negotiations, contracting and contract management.  Additionally, you will be responsible for advising key stakeholders on negotiations in alignment with the stakeholder’s strategic objectives. 

Lastly, you will drive process optimization, vendor management enablement and category management. Every day, you’ll leverage your end-to-end sourcing, contracting, vendor management expertise to make recommendations to support business needs.

 

“I am the person that Capital Group is looking for.” 

  • You have previous experience in strategic sourcing and are comfortable driving negotiations and working with contracts in the following areas: professional services, facilities, human resources, technology, and business applications. 
  • You have demonstrated ability to build partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and can leverage relationships to influence senior business leaders on strategic business matters.
  • You’re highly curious in everything you do. You’re devoted to continuous learning, development, and you find new ways of challenging yourself.
  • You demonstrate effective and professional service orientation and build appropriate rapport with internal and external contacts.
  • You’ve led large, complex sourcing and contracting projects of significant scope across an organization.
  • You exercise good judgement and have a process for managing competing priorities. You are comfortable when priorities shift, and you manage change with steadfast composure.
  • You’re comfortable dealing with ambiguity and navigating situations without clear directions. You are a master in creating backup plans and alternative options when unforeseen circumstances arise.
  • You have prior experience within financial services and/or investment management.

 

“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”

 

You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.

 

“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 

 

At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


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