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Senior Analyst, IT Procurement / Contracts

About the position

The Prudential El Paso office is seeking an experienced Senior Analyst, IT Procurement / Contracts to support the El Paso (GBTS - Global Business & Technology Solutions) Center. The El Paso GBTS Center supports various Business Units and Corporate Centers through numerous engagements, and at times, transitions between internal business partners / roles allowing for growth in experience and career diversity.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for delivering strategic and best-in-class procurement support to Prudential’s overall IT organizations including, but not limited to, management of sourcing processes, leveraging third-party procurement relationships to achieve cost savings objectives, and contract negotiation and administration.

Principal Duties and Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with sourcing process including acquisition of IT solutions
  • May also assist in the development of Request for Information (RFIs) and Request for Proposal (RFPs)
  • Assist with the execution of enterprise-wide purchasing programs for the technology unit
  • Manage negotiation of contract terms including pricing and volume discounts
  • Handle both routine and complex paperwork inclusive of negotiating contracts related to purchasing new IT solutions
Qualifications
  • Experience in IT Procurement, managing complex IT acquisitions, and negotiating IT contracts
  • Demonstrated capability in working in a multi-function team environment, including effective influence management
  • Effective conflict management skills
  • Understanding of IT industry trends in contracting and supplier management practices
  • Strong sourcing skills and experience required
  • Analytical skills and understanding of MS Office tools
  • 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

We are Global Business & Technology Professionals that provide quality support and services to the company's various business units and corporate functions worldwide. Prudential is viewed as a leader in this field, and we are committed to innovative solutions that enable the company's global growth.

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.

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