Procurement Specialist

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has an outstanding opportunity for a Procurement Specialist, based in Tampa. FL.

Position Summary

Responsible for the procurement and acquisition of goods and services for DTCC that deliver short-term procurement value and work to enhance processes and drive efficiency. Consult and advise business units or functions on the acquisition of goods and services of basic to moderate complexity across one or categories. Conduct industry research, benchmark analysis, competitive bids, and develop contracts according to procurement policies. Review and analyze category spend for sourcing or expense reduction opportunities. 

Principal Responsibilities

Collaborate with leadership on all aspects of assigned categories to include prioritization, contract renewals, benchmarking and industry research in order to achieve defined business goals. 
Leverage demand and buy levers to evaluate moderately complex category spend, identify cost reduction opportunities and develop recommendations to support business objectives.
Provide expert consultation for moderately complex new and renewal contracts, agreements, and leases. Determine appropriate stakeholders.
Execute moderately complex RFP(X) (i.e. requests for information, proposals and/or quotes) with pre-defined and/or new suppliers based on business unit requirements and funding in order to optimize the purchase of products and Review contract pipeline report for assigned categories and consult with the business unit to determine the next action on a supplier relationship.   Partner with business unit and Finance to forecast for contract renewals services.


Four to six years experience in all aspects of supply chain management including relationship management; or equivalent professional experience in other closely related industries.
Comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of supply chain management or other related industry. In-depth knowledge of the legal environment as applicable to contracts negotiation required. In-depth understanding of the Enterprise structure and business objectives. Knowledge of enterprise technology standards and direction. 
Excellent verbal, and written communication skills and math skills required in order to negotiate with suppliers. Ability to lead project teams towards a common objective. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to influence with no authority. Ability to solve problems in strategic sourcing. Ability to train others on basic to moderately complex policies, practices, and processes. Proficiency in common office software like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

About DTCC

With over 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities, data centers and offices in 16 countries, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes, and standardizes the post trade processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers worldwide. User owned and industry governed, the firm simplifies the complexities of clearing, settlement, asset servicing, data management and information services across asset classes, bringing increased security and soundness to the financial markets. In 2014, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at approximately US$1.6 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from over 130 countries and territories valued at US$64 trillion. DTCC’s global trade repository maintains approximately 40 million open OTC positions and processes roughly 280 million messages a week. 

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