Assoc Manager, Procurement

Job Classification:
Corporate - Human Resources

Principal Duties and Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage negotiation of contract terms including pricing and volume discounts
  • Handle both routine and complex paperwork inclusive of negotiating contracts related to purchasing solutions
  • Interact with alternate legal service team and Prudential’s lawyers during contracting
  • Assist with sourcing process including acquisition of IT & non-IT solutions
  • Assist with the execution of enterprise-wide purchasing programs for the technology unit

Qualifications
  • Experience in Procurement, managing complex acquisitions, and negotiating contracts
  • Demonstrated capability in working in a multi-function team environment, including effective influence management
  • Effective conflict management skills
  • Understanding of industry trends in contracting and supplier management practices
  • Strong sourcing skills and experience required
  • Analytical skills and understanding of MS Office tools & Apttus
  • Strong communication and presentation skills necessary
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects and responsibilities
  • Solid customer service orientation
  • Takes ownership of actions and demonstrates the ability to work independently
  • Takes responsibility for putting in time and effort needed to achieve work objectives
  • Demonstrates sense of urgency and a positive, "can-do" attitude
  • Surfaces potential problems for decision makers to keep projects on track
  • Ability to adjust work to accommodate needs of group processes
  • Ability to prioritize work
  • Ability to work autonomously and to make certain decisions on their own
  • Must be results-oriented and effective within a collaborative, team environment
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Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ and its affiliates.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES:
If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, which may include an assessment, please call (800) 433-8960, prompt 4 or email accommodation.h&w@prudential.com.

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Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

R-103722