Charles Schwab Third Party Monitoring and Vendor Oversight in Lone Tree, Colorado

We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at http://www.aboutschwab.com/press/leadership/charles-schwab over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

Corporate Vendor Management at Charles Schwab & Co. is responsible for implementing a firm-wide, end-to-end vendor relationship management process to maximize vendor performance and value. Corporate Vendor Management identifies, mitigates, monitors, and manages vendor risk; and assists Schwab in meeting regulatory and compliance requirements.

What you’ll do:

As Manager – Third Party Monitoring and Oversight you be responsible for supporting the implementation and ongoing management of the firm’s Contract Owner (CO) vendor oversight and monitoring program. CO’s engage third parties to provide services and are responsible for ensuring third parties are delivering services in line with contract provisions and Schwab’s policies. You will train and consult CO’s on third party oversight requirements to maximize program compliance and third-party risk management.

Your responsibilities in this role include the monitoring and oversight of high risk contracts which includes having subject matter expertise of the contracted services. Success in this role requires a passion for building and maintaining relationships, enabling open lines of communication with other Corporate Vendor Management team members as well as CO’s, risk groups, legal partners and third parties. Through these relationships, you will be tasked with staying apprised of changes to contracted services, partnering with CO’s to ensure contractual obligations are met and oversight activities are being performed, consulting with Sr. Manager’s on the team about impacts to the overall third party relationship, processing changes to third party relationships as a result of mergers and acquisitions and reviewing/approving oversight attestations completed by the CO’s.

In addition, you will assist in overall data maintenance and audits, validation and reporting, including contracts/third parties in scope for oversight and monitoring, vendor and contract level ownership assignments, and vendor terminations. You will also provide the reporting and procedural documentation for the team’s work in addition to being responsible for determining target audiences, launching, and monitoring completion for questionnaires and online training.

This Manager position is an individual contributor role.

What you have:

  • 3+ years of vendor management, contracts, and/or relationship management experience

  • Proven track record of building effective working relationships with business leaders, internal and external stakeholders

  • Flexible and adaptable in handling and implementing change

  • Must be a self-motivated individual who grasps concepts quickly, takes proactive ownership of tasks or processes and is a team player

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment with minimal direction

  • Detail oriented with analytical proficiency, able to navigate ambiguous situations, investigative thinking

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in Excel required

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Experience working in the financial industry or other regulated environment (risk, compliance or vendor management) preferred

  • Experience with Ariba, Hiperos, and/or PeopleSoft is preferred

You demonstrate these behaviors:

Diagnostic Information Gathering & Critical Thinking:

Identifying the information needed to clarify a situation, seeking, that information is from appropriate sources, and using skillful questioning to draw out information and identify solutions utilizing the right mix of analysis, judgment, agility, and urgency.

Persuasive Communication:

Conveys information clearly and concisely to groups or individuals either verbally or in writing to ensure understanding of the information and message. Ability to present information suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience while listening and responding appropriately.

Building Collaborative Relationships:

The ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside or outside of the organization and establish rapport with key stakeholders in order to influence desired outcomes.

Analytical Thinking:

Approaching both complex and uncomplicated problems, which may be ambiguous, by using a logical, systematic, and sequential approach.

What you’ll get:

  • Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer

  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships

  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

Learn more about Life@Schwab at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.

Position Located In: CO - Lone Tree