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   Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2019
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Visa USA is a Visa company. Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay & be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision & the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people & businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash & checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics & FIFA World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, & excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience & security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team & find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description

The Manager of Strategic Sourcing - HR & Professional Services leads by example, & through partnership to drive competitive advantage & value for Visa As a key team member of the Corporate Services & Facilities Strategic Sourcing team, you are accountable for developing US regional based strategies, in support & under direction of global category strategy leaders, to deliver sustainable results across the subcategories for HR Benefits & HR Consultants to enable identification of new opportunities for value & process improvement. You will need a strong sense of urgency & the ability to succinctly frame issues & alternatives to drive sourcing decisions forward.

Essential Functions:

Engages & establishes business partnerships with cross functional leadership across Visa to collaborate, influence, & drive sourcing strategies

Manages multiple sourcing strategies, scope requirements, Business Partnerships, & navigate complexity within a large global matrixed organization

Creates a shared vision by embedding & integrating the role of strategic sourcing into various parts of the business

Develops category strategies that are directly linked to HR functional objectives & Visa level goals with a focus on Corporate Services & Facilities

Provides high level guidance on the overall continuous strategic sourcing process from needs identification, through supplier performance management across multiple creative agencies

Develop strategy for consistent measurement & monitoring across production sub-categories

Maintain strong 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

Builds effective strategic relationships with external suppliers to drive & execute category strategies

Develop & manage category wide SRM plans with a focus on continuous improvement & innovation

Support the implementation of Global Sourcingpolicies & procedures.



  • 4 years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD degree


5+ years of experience in Strategic Sourcing, Integrated Facilities Management, or within a top tier consulting firm

3+ years leading the development & management of category plans or sourcing strategies across HR Services.

Deep understanding of cost models & performance metrics

Past experiences challenging the status quo by developing business cases for change through leveraging business acumen, market intelligence, & insights to drive a broad strategic impact across an organization

Demonstrated contract & agreement negotiation experience, including development of negotiating plans & strategies across a broad range of Corporate Services & Facilities

Strong relationship-management skills & ability to communicate effectively, & collaborate with, senior-to-exec management. You need to be able to tell compelling stories through insights & data

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.

This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours

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

No relocation or sponsorship to work in the U.S. is available on this position

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