Location
New York City, NY

Job Type
Contract Full-Time

Pay Rate
$62.97

Business Analyst Level 3

Duration: 12 months

Pay Rate: $62.97

Work Location: 1585 Broadway, New York, New York 10036

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Description:

-Looking for candidates who have driven cost-saving opportunities in their prior role

Primary Responsibilities:
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:
- Review and negotiate commercials of vendor contracts with respect to professional services engagements across assigned divisional coverage in the US for Contract, Project and Outsourced Managed Services
- Perform routine deep dive spend analysis in order to identify and drive cost savings opportunities, including but not limited to RFP, supplier consolidation, Unit Price reduction, Volume Discounting, Benchmarking, etc.
- Support ad hoc expense management initiatives
- Provide reporting and maintenance on a variety of data sets as they relate to:
- Project pipeline
- Vendor spend and cost savings
- Supplier Optimization
- Contract management
- Consultant onboarding
- Strategic Savings and Efficiencies Levers
- Drive baseline reductions and cost avoidance on professional services across US coverage
- Ensure ongoing data quality on savings initiatives and completed deals, along with live RFPs.

Qualifications:
Previous experience in sourcing professional services, including Project SOWs, Outsourcing Transactions and Time and Materials engagements, preferably within Financial Services Industry
- High proficiency in developing and presenting strategic content focused on driving savings
- Evidence of leveraging influencing skills to drive change to purchasing behaviors with measurable outcomes (expense reduction)
- Negotiation of large scale professional services contractual agreements across varying complexity
- Client service skills
- Self-starter and team player
- Results oriented, with the ability to drive strategic initiatives to closure and results
- Previous experience with Ariba, Fieldglass, MS Office (especially excel and powerpoint) and Reporting (Business Objects, Tableau, Advanced Excel, etc.)

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