AVP, Vendor ManagementApply Job ID: R-018823 Date posted: 11/08/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill
Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in working in meaningful projects? Do you want to work with cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in being part of a team that is working to transform and do things differently? If so, LPL Financial is the place for you!
LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 19,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to objective guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
We are looking for an Assistant Vice President to help in our Vendor (Service Provider) Management area.
LPL is growing and so is our need to govern the complex set of service providers with whom we work. This role requires an individual with outsourcing knowledge and savvy, as well as someone who can tactically establish appropriate controls and governance processes to ensure LPL’s service providers continue to deliver great results within the strict regulatory environment in which we operate.
Manage various and competing demands across LPL technology leaders with multiple service providers
Enforce contract compliance while focusing on SLA management across multiple service providers
Ensure service provider governance meeting cadences are followed and documented
Coordinate and operate RFQ processes to ensure LPL selects the appropriate partners
Location & Commitments
Based at our Fort Mill, SC (Charlotte) office
In office as required for meetings, but candidate can mostly work remote
What are we looking for?
We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.
4-year degree in business or technology
5+ years of overall experience with at least 2 years of experience in vendor management
2 years of experience working with offshore service providers
1 year of experience with SLA management and ability to explain processes used and results
Excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills
Ability to share ideas and examples of how overall service provider management was improved
Ability to provide approach and examples of documenting and following regulatory processes
Previous experience working with or managing large nearshore and offshore vendors
Ability to work across diverse cultures and understand how cultural differences play into day-to-day work
At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.
We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.
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