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(US)-Project Manager (Non-Technical) Senior

Category:Contract
Location: Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Posted:Thu, December 29, 2016
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Senior Project Manager
Description:
The Procurement and Contracts Director will play a leading role within Advisor Groups Accounting function. This is a unique opportunity that combines the leadership needs for procurement and corporate insurance as well as potential involvement in matters related to travel, conferences, and real estate reporting directly to our Chief Accounting Officer.
What you will do:
Manage the firms procurement and contracts function with direct administrative procurement support and indirect (dotted line) contract support from the legal department.
Manage corporate contracts and procurement process from issuance of RFP's and negotiation of contracts through the contract life cycle. You will constantly analyze trends, ensure compliance and holistically lead the procurement process.
Administer Advisor Group's corporate insurance program. This includes all renewals and evaluation of new coverage for Property, Workers Compensation, Cyber, E&O, general insurance and others as needed.
Manage the companys travel program, ensure compliance with travel policy and act as escalation point for problem resolution.
You will constantly drive improvements through increased team performance, mitigation of risk and overall understanding of Advisor Group's business strategy.
You will educate the executive leadership team on all insurance, travel, contracts and procurement topics through your insights and analytics.
You will have other duties assigned as needed.
Mentor team members
Qualifications

What you need to have:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or Finance preferred. MBA or JD is advantageous
10+ years of progressive indirect procurement and/or contracts experience
5+ years of negotiating technology contracts
5+ years of people management experience
Understanding of regulatory environments
Expert data analytics skills and ability to research and resolve complex issues
Understanding of various corporate insurance coverage types
About Advisor Group
Advisor Group is among the largest networks of independent broker-dealers in the United States. The four broker-dealers that comprise Advisor Group FSC Securities Corporation, Royal Alliance Associates, SagePoint Financial, and Woodbury Financial Services foster the spirit of entrepreneurship and independence that is exemplified by our nearly 6,000 affiliated advisors.
Our structure allows us to invest significant resources across our broker-dealer network resources that any single firm would have difficulty duplicating. The result? Our advisors enjoy access to state-of-the-art technologies, personalized service, and broad-based operational support.
The advisors we serve enjoy the best of both worlds big-firm resources with a small-firm feel. Our strengths, combined with the collective strengths of our advisors, provide powerful momentum to meet our industrys next generation of challenges and opportunities.

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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