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As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable & secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, & economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure & reliable payments around the world, & is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, & fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network & scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, & be part of an inclusive & diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators & risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, & doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy & digital commerce to millions of unbanked & underserved consumers.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.

Job Description

The Senior Analyst of Strategic Sourcing leverages multiple sources of internal & external data to support category strategies that ultimately drive a competitive advantage & value for Visa As a key support role for Strategic Sourcing Services organization, you are accountable for understanding various tools, data sets & process that support the Strategic Sourcing organization. You will need a strong sense of urgency & the ability balance short vs. long term needs. This role may support the sourcing category leads for Marketing, Corporate Services, Credit Card Products & Services.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage large datasets, & information sources to support Category leaders in development of Category Strategies, Negotiation plans, & internal discussions

  • Builds relationships & effectively partners across varied functions with internal stakeholders, external suppliers, agencies, & colleagues to influence change

  • Manages multiple processes & requests & sets expectations

  • Provides high level education to business partners on on the overall continuous strategic sourcing process from needs identification, through supplier performance management across multiple partners

  • Maintain external focus by leveraging industry peers, organizations, associations & by continuing to build strong relationships outside of Visa

  • Communicates effectively & frequently, listens carefully, & actively seeks & values the perspectives of others

  • Drives completion of simultaneous projects by proactively considering new alternatives & driving critical thinking to optimize results

  • Builds effective strategic relationships with external suppliers to foster open & collaborating communication

  • Be Project Manager for key initiatives for the Strategic Sourcing team as needed

  • Support various category leaders in developing SRM plans with a focus on continuous improvement & innovation

  • Contributes significantly to the achievement of defined category performance targets & assists in driving the performance of associated suppliers, measure supplier's performance to ensure performance meets expectations

  • Support the implementation of Global Sourcingpolicies & procedures.


Basic Skills

  • 4 years of experience in Strategic Sourcing or Management Consulting or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)

Preferred Skills

  • 7+ years of experience in Strategic Sourcing
  • A high level understanding of Marketing, Corporate Services or Credit Card Products & Services

  • Demonstrated ability in working across multiple business partners, & geographies

  • Experience in project management

  • Ability to interpret data to tell a story

  • Highly motivated & can demonstrate a proactive approach to solving problems

  • A passion for strategic sourcing & category management

  • Undergraduate degree required, graduate degree preferred

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit & stand at a desk, communicate in person & by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones & computers, & reach with hands & arms.

No sponsorship to work in the U.S. or relocation is provided.

This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 0-10% of the time.

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