• Senior Contracts Manager

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Job ID
    2018-5706
    Category
    Audit/Risk Management
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    For more than 40 years, East West Bank has served as a pathway to success. With over 130 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi-cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities. And our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, high-tech and aviation help build sustainable businesses and expand our employees’ potential for career advancement.

     

    Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With assets of $37.7 billion, we’re ranked among the 30 largest banks in the United States and currently top 5 in “America’s 100 Best Banks” by Forbes, a list where we've consistently been in the top 15 since 2010. With a strong foundation, an enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.

     

    We are currently seeking a Senior Contracts Manager. Third Party Risk Management oversees the procurement activities of the Bank, supporting all business units within the company. We partner closely with the business units to minimize risk and maximize value by creating Sourcing solutions. The Senior Contracts Manager serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the Bank regarding third party contracts and is accountable for developing, managing and executing the scouring strategy and contract negotiation for enterprise wide procurement categories such as Telecom, IT Hardware/Software, and Professional Services specific for IT and Financial Services and other indirect spend categories. This position will work within Third Party Risk Management with a strong focus on IT Procurement activities and develop an enterprise-wide sourcing solution targeting critical and strategic sourcing events.

    Responsibilities

    • Acts as Subject Matter Expert on strategic sourcing and contract activities.
    • Manage and implement strategic sourcing best practices in order to generate value and savings for the Bank
    • Works with Business Unit Leader and other SMEs to remediate/reduce contract risks
    • Support other TPRM related activities and initiatives

    Qualifications

    • Masters degree preferred
    • Bar Admission/Law Degree preferred
    • 10 years functional/professional experience required, 10-15 years preferred
    • Alternative combination of education and experience:Bar Admission/Law Degree or equivalent experiences regarding contract negotiations with third parties

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