Procurement Specialist II - Construction and Facilities Services - 46647
Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.
Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.
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Participate in the execution of procurement activities of moderate value/risk in support of multiple business units. Procures basic goods and services, obtains quotations, develops proposals and/or negotiates contracts of moderate value/risk. Fannie Mae's primary interface with suppliers on issues that affect supplier operations and strategic supply issues. Responsible for identifying and mitigating supplier risk and business exposure. Provides exceptional internal customer service to assist in daily procurement related needs, service and follow up. Responsible for ensuring that all policies and procedures are adhered to and for ensuring that appropriate documentation exists for all procurement and supplier management activities.
KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
Deliver procurement expertise through the following actions: Independently analyze and interpret data, and develop strategies to drive performance improvements, innovation, savings, and mitigate risks for procurement activities of moderate value / risk.
Assist management, peers, suppliers and internal clients in understanding established procurement policies and procedures, while providing customer satisfaction through measurable results.
Continually assess market conditions for potential opportunities and risks, and utilize industry understanding to bring forth innovative solutions.
Communicate / negotiate in a proactive manner to effectively avoid or resolve issues and problems.
Establish, execute and track project plans, utilizing fundamental project management techniques.
Identify opportunities to streamline, automate and improve efficiencies to reduce costs.
Support supplier diversity initiatives as appropriate.
Manage procurement records and data, responsible for data quality and maintenance.
May represent Fannie Mae at external events.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
2+ years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Direct corporate professional and outsourcing service procurement experience including: corporate facilities, security and resiliency; workplace services and transformation, commercial construction, tenant improvement construction, base building construction, commercial leasing, architectural services, commercial real estate and brokerage services; human resources, and security guard services.
This individual will split his/her time between our Herndon, VA and Washington, DC offices.
Demonstrated success in establishing, managing and leading large project teams which result in successful sourcing project delivery with qualitative and quantitative results. Ability to manage multiple projects and effectively deal with a fast-paced and changing environment.
Prior experience with and demonstrated success in leading large sourcing projects.
Ability to develop metrics, methods and procedures which drive results across projects, and provide linkage to corporate objectives. Excellent analytical skills are required.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the company through presentations, reports and orally. Experience working on communication plans and change management techniques. Should be an articulate, persuasive leader who is comfortable working at all levels.
Experience in using eSourcing tools and technologies preferred, including eRFx, reverse auctions, project management tools, contract management tools. Also experience required in procurement ERP modules. Strong knowledge of Procure-to-Pay processes.
Experience performing detailed analyses of complex data or situations. Performing supplier financial analyses. Experience in reporting, and the use of spreadsheets.
Experience in driving customer satisfaction through proven, measurable sourcing results while balancing controls and risk mitigation.
Strong contract negotiation skills and experience working with Legal throughout complex contracting processes.
As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.
Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Manager Level - Associate
Primary Location DC-Washington
Other Locations VA-Herndon
Job Type Standard
Employee Status Regular
Relocation Available No
Experience Level 1-Novice (0-3 Years)