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Wells Fargo Senior Sourcing Consultant in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Sourcing Consultant who will be responsible for managing spend categories, developing strategic sourcing strategies, and leading both supplier selection and contract negotiations for products and/or services, that have strategic business impacts. Relocation assistance available to posted locations.

In this role, you will:

  • Be accountable for delivering category expense savings/avoidances, and drafting customized contract terms to proactively address business requirements and risk concerns

  • Proactively identify and escalate contract risk-related issues, and identify and create alternative contract language to mitigate risks (financial, operational, and reputational) when negotiating Master Agreements, Transaction Documents (e.g. Statements of Work or Schedules), Amendments and other contractual documents

  • Work with key stakeholders (senior leaders) across the LOB or enterprise to determine the long-term needs and applicable supply/service strategies

  • Work with business partners to identify and drive Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) process improvements to reduce costs

  • Support initiatives specific to e-business (procure-to-pay), supplier diversity, and sustainability in an effort to continually improve category effectiveness and efficiencies

Required Qualifications, US:

  • 4+ years of Sourcing, Procurement experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Fundamental understanding of contract law, including a minimum of 3 years' experience drafting, reviewing, and interpreting contracts

  • Comprehensive sourcing and contract negotiation experience with suppliers in one or more of the following categories: professional services or contingent labor, technology (e.g. IT consulting and hardware/software/SaaS), facilities and or construction, financial services industry related products and services

  • Experience negotiating contracts and sourcing for a large complex organization in highly regulated environment

  • Ability to project manage deals, including legal, financial and stakeholder reviews

  • Strong benchmarking and analysis capabilities

  • Proficiency with leading web-based contract management, strategic sourcing (RFx) and reverse auction tools (ex: Beeline, Emptoris, and Ariba)

  • Experience managing third party relationships and measuring performance results

  • Ability to quickly establish credibility to build and maintain effective working relationships

  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong analytical skills and high attention to detail

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

Drug and Alcohol Policy

Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace. Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.


Req Number: R-292936-4

Updated: Sun Aug 27 00:00:00 UTC 2023

Location: WEST DES MOINES,Iowa