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Senior Analyst, Technology Sourcing & Procurement

Job ID: R-012581 Date posted: 02/22/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill

Do you have experience negotiating Software contracts?

Are you interested in a dynamic work environment?

Would you like to be a best in class business partner in your next role?

Do you like directly affecting a Company’s expense budget?

Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role for you! 

Job overview:

This Sr. Analyst, Technology Sourcing role is within our Strategic Sourcing and Procurement (SS&P) team supporting the Technology Division. This team plays an essential role enabling Technology’s mission to deliver innovative solutions to our clients that align with LPL’s corporate strategy and objectives. The Sr. Analyst will be responsible for managing and supporting Technology’s Software commercial and contractual negotiations.

What will you do?

  • Negotiate low - medium dollar & risk contracts with key IT vendors. Contracts include, MSAs, SaaS Agreements, EULAs, SOWs

  • Assist with and / or create of category plans to provide visibility to spend, vendor analysis, contract summaries, stakeholder engagement, and market insights that lead to both short and long-term strategies.

  • Review contracts to ensure compliance to sourcing and contracting policies and procedures, and to escalate concerns to legal and business partners

  • Understand Technology’s operational needs while anticipating new opportunities

  • Process contract extensions, renewals and terminations

  • Enhance, prepare and deliver compelling Commodity / Spend reporting and presentations

  • Analyzing and making recommendations on sourcing events such as RFP’s and benchmarking

  • Represent and advocate SS&P strategies and goals across the firm

What does your success look like in the first 90 days?

A successful candidate would be able to make an immediate impact by applying previous negotiation experience and an understanding of  LPL’s financial, risk and contractual standards to drive successful Software negotiations. Through transparent interactions, you will begin to build trust & relationships with our key stakeholders.

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.

What skills, experiences, and education are required?

  • 3-5+ years of IT Sourcing Experience; specifically experience negotiating MSA, SaaS Agreements, EULAs, SOWs

  • Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree

  • Negotiation skills with demonstrable experience in negotiating win-win outcomes that meet the interests of all parties

  • Strong Relationship building skills through providing consistent & transparent customer service to the Business Units we support

  • Proven experience in managing multiple projects, with an ability to prioritize individual workload based on business needs and deadlines

  • Grace under pressure and a sense of humor!

Why LPL? 

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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Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lpl.com email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum.  During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card.  Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.

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