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TIAA Internship Strategic Sourcing in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

TIAA is a Fortune 100 financial services organization dedicated to helping our clients pursue financial well-being.

We were founded nearly a century ago as the vision of one of history’s great philanthropists, Andrew Carnegie, to make a difference in the lives of teachers. Since then, we have helped millions at academic, medical, research and cultural organizations — the people whose work makes the world a better place — retire with financial security.

Today, we are a global asset manager with $1.1 trillion in assets under management and offers investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services. Our investment model and long-term approach aim to benefit the 5 million people and more than 15,000 institutions we serve.

As we pursue performance that can help drive better outcomes for our clients, we are committed to growing, innovating, continually improving and building on our proud history of diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit tiaa.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Support special projects and continuous improvement initiatives within the Strategy and Operations area of Strategic Sourcing.Project areas include cycle time analysis, expiring contract reporting, predictive modeling, and savings optimization.

  • Act as project coordinator for all aspects of the project(s), including the engagement of subject matter experts, business partners, metrics team, and other control groups.

  • Make recommendations and provide effective input to accomplish project objectives.

  • Manage projects to timelines, and produce deliverables for presentation to Sourcing leadership

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Provide analysis related to industry trends, best practices, and other approaches to managing cycle time within strategic sourcing

  • Assist metrics and analytics team in testing various hypothesis and models by analyzing supplier contract data sets

  • Develop recommendations for the development of dashboards (internal and externally facing)

  • Assist in the preparation of reports and presentation materials

  • Coordinate meetings with SMEs and other internal business partners

  • Become familiar with sourcing technologies (e.g. PeopleSoft)

  • Gain a thorough understanding of strategic sourcing programs, metrics and reporting in support of area goals and objectives.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or better

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree

  • Graduating between December2021 and May 2023

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous internship in business or finance with exposure to procurement or supply chain management

  • Prior Internship experience a plus

  • Experience with Tableau and/or other analytics tools

  • Multi-faceted cross-business interests

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • Excellent problem solving/analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and deliver on commitments

Equal Employment Opportunity is not just the law, it’s our commitment. Read more about the.

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1730646

Company: TIAA

Post Date: Nov 19, 2020

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