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Marketing, Full Time       Posted: Friday, February 07, 2020
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Company Description

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 SPM Director for Marketing Sourcing is accountable for developing & implementing SPM strategies aligned with the Global SPM strategy for the Marketing Sourcing Category. This role is part of the Supplier Performance Management Team & will manage strategic & daily activities related to the ongoing performance management of these key suppliers & partner closely with category teams to develop supplier relationship strategies aligned with category goals & objectives. This role partners with cross-functional stakeholders, Category Leads for Media, Creative, Digital, Production, Market Research & Sponsorships, Supplier Risk Management & others to track contract deliverables & maximize value with key suppliers.

Essential Functions:

  • Partner w/ Sourcing on execution of Strategic SPM & business engagement

  • Accountable for managing the SPM process for assigned suppliers & providing self-serve guidance for assigned categories, manage Visa Supplier Survey & Scorecard process to track supplier performance, KPIs/SLAs/KRIs, risk issues

  • Implement methodology to manage enterprise wide suppliers, coordinate & consolidate

  • Develop performance metrics, surveys, & scorecards aligned with organization priorities & manage supplier performance against ongoing trends to maximize supplier partnerships.

  • Manage Visa Supplier Survey & Scorecard process to track supplier performance, KPIs/SLAs/KRIs, risk issues, & more

  • Partners with Category Leads on SRM strategies for integration in category plans/strategies & partner to integrate program outputs into category plans & strategies for future negotiations & supplier selection.

  • Drive project management & activity across large cross-functional teams

  • Utilize analysis to solve business problems. Draw conclusions & insights that are not immediately obvious; evolve data analytics capabilities for assigned categories

  • Proactively build relationships with & influence internal & external stakeholders

  • Partner with Category Leads on supplier segmentation methodology for assigned category, as relevant

  • Produce regular performance related reporting for internal stakeholders

  • As relevant, collaborate with Visa Risk Stakeholders to address any risk issues


Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or at least 8 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters/MBA/JD/MD) or at least 3 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience as a Supplier Management professional/Strategic Sourcing or in a related field with experience in managing Marketing agencies & suppliers

  • Understanding of the supplier marketplace with focus on Marketing Agencies

  • Knowledgeable about Procurement/Sourcing processes & methodology

  • Excellent written, oral & presentation skills & an ability to synthesize information & make clear, concise recommendations on course of action

  • In-depth knowledgeable about contract terms & conditions, SLAs, Supplier KPIs, & more.

  • Superior project management skills

  • High level of self-motivation & initiative, & ability to operate as a team player.

  • Strong relationship management skills & ability to influence at senior management level both internally & externally.

  • Excellent organizational & presentation skills, including an advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Project

  • Demonstrated thought leadership & the aptitude to think creatively & to identify new ways to approach old problems

  • Ability to identify & pursue multiple initiatives simultaneously & deliver superior results

  • Undergraduate degree required, graduate degree in business preferred

  • Professional accreditation in sourcing, procurement or supplier management a plus

Additional Information

Work Hours:

  • Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.

Travel Requirements:

  • This position may require some travel.

Mental/Physical Requirements:

  • 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, & bend or lift up to 25 pounds

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines & applicable local law.

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