Enterprise Sourcing Office - Vendor Category Manager - Facilities

BNY Mellon
Lake Mary, USA
Feb 04, 2023
Feb 18, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Global Category Manager for Real Estate Facilities and Corporate Services

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BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the "bank of banks" - 97% of the world's top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.

With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we're approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.

We're seeking a future team member for the role of Global Category Manager for Real Estate Facilities and Corporate Services to join our Strategic Sourcing team within the Enterprise Sourcing Office. This role can be located in Pittsburgh, PA, Wilmington DEL or Wroclow, Poland. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Strategic Sourcing in New York.

The Global Category Manager plays a key role in BNY Mellon's Enterprise Sourcing Office (ESO) and Strategic Sourcing function. The ESO holistically manages third-party related activities under one global framework across BNY Mellon.

In this role, you'll make an impact in the following ways:
  • You will be responsible for developing and managing the strategy for BNY Mellon's purchasing within a certain set of goods and services. This includes leading cross-functional teams to define the scope of the category, perform market analysis, identify business demand, conduct RFX events, develop a preferred supplier list, guide business lines to optimize the use of the preferred supplier list, and conduct spend analytics to continue to evolve and mature the category.

  • You will be responsible for working closely with BNY Mellon's Corporate real estate team, business lines as well as various stakeholders in the Enterprise Sourcing Office to develop and operate the category strategy, and to drive purchasing activity to align with the category as well as BNY Mellon's sourcing and third-party risk management policies.

Principal Duties and Essential Responsibilities
  • Partner with Corporate real estate team, Lines of Business (LOB) and Corporate Functions to understand business needs and priorities as well as existing suppliers within the Category.
  • Conduct market research and evaluate market trends and benchmarks.
  • Design and oversee global RFX and competitive bid events
  • Develop preferred supplier list and document the category strategy
  • Support the negotiation of master service agreements, terms, and rates with preferred suppliers
  • Meet periodically with LOB / Corporate Function leaders to understand changing or upcoming purchasing needs and business priorities in order to proactively evolve the category.
  • Monitor current category market conditions to identify potential supply challenges and develop supply continuity plan.
  • Support business lines, negotiators, legal, and other stakeholders to respond to and resolve issues with preferred suppliers, e.g., contractual, technical, operational, or invoicing.
  • Champion and partner with BNY Mellon's supplier diversity program.
  • Monitor and collaborate with business lines to drive purchasing activity to align with the category as well as BNY Mellon's sourcing and third-party risk management policies.
  • Manage requests for exceptions to purchase outside of defined categories.
  • Other duties as may be required

To be successful in this role, we're seeking the following:
  1. Work experience and subject matter expertise in one or more of these sub-Categories - it is NOT necessary to have experience in all areas:
    • Real Estate - brokerage, leasing consultants, and contract terms
    • Construction - architecture, general contracting, landscaping, and service level agreements/payment schedules, furniture
    • Renovation & Repairs- general contractors, electricians, plumbers, and facilities maintenance, inspection services,
    • Security - alarm and onsite monitoring services, moving and relocation
    • Building Operations & Utilities - cleaning, building management, utility companies
    • Corporate Services - mail, corporate events, food/dining and travel services
  2. Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business, supply chain management, finance, technology, or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Five or more years' experience in strategic sourcing within the category area, with deep knowledge of market conditions and trends, as well as leading suppliers and products in the category.
  • Strong knowledge of procurement sourcing process and category strategy development.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and writing skills, with the ability to engage at all levels within the organization, including senior management, as well as with suppliers.
  • Highly organized individual, with excellent time management skills and the flexibility to handle multiple projects.
  • Ability to start and finish tasks with minimal management oversight and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office Suite.

At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here's a few of our awards:
  • Fortune World's Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index (GEI)
  • Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN - 100% score
  • 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
  • CDP's Climate Change 'A List'

Our Benefits:

BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life's journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

EEO Statement:

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.
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