EY Senior Associate for Procurement Talent Acquisition in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Senior Associate for Procurement Talent Acquisition

Core Business Services

Requisition # BUE001R6

Post Date 6 days ago

Job Summary

EY’s global Procurement function supports EY’s purpose of Building a Better Working World by driving brand and quantitative value through distinctive projects that deliver measurable market impact.

The Talent Acquisition is one pillar of Global Procurement Talent, the second pillar being Talent Management.

Talent Acquisition (TA) typically includes recruitment of permanent and contingent labor, independent contractor, temporary personnel, on boarding services, employer branding, consulting services and risk management services.

The reporting line will be to the GDS Talent Procurement Team Leader and functionally reporting into one of the

Global Center of Excellence (CoE) Leaders. The typical areas of responsibility will be within the two Talent Acquisition CoEs which are Recruitment and External Workforce.

The role of the Senior Associate - Procurement Talent Acquisition, GDS will be to individually manage the procurement of Talent Acquisition categories. This role will support the Talent CoEs and will be based out of one of the GDS locations (eg. LATAM), supporting the TA CoE activities globally, not limited to the region. The role will also work closely with the TA CoE Core Team and engage with the Procurement Enablement Team, the Procurement Regional Leads, and the Procurement Innovation Team. The role will drive the CoE KPI targets (eg. savings, brand value, spend under management) and other key activities (eg. hosting content in CoE repositories, project tracking, and contract management).

Essential functions of the job:

  1. Execute low complex projects and assist medium complex sourcing projects in the CoE purpose through delivery of savings, drive brand value and achieve quantitative metrics for EY.

  2. Interest in participating complex sourcing projects to actively provide added value to the CoE Team.

3. Negotiation of small to mid-contracts as per CoE guidance and request

  1. Follow procurement strategies being implemented by the TA CoEs and Procurement in general.

  2. Execute SoW (Statement of Work) as per defined Frame Agreement/ Master Services Agreement

  3. Liaise with suppliers, internal clients and key internal functional teams in support of sourcing projects

  4. On-board suppliers to programs

  5. Work with multiple suppliers to determine the best deals for EY, and have to evaluate the many pros and cons of each, based on price, quality, speed of delivery and other factors.

  6. Contract finalization support and manage contract renewals

  7. Ensure follow-ups are made as per deadlines and milestones and ensure to have required approvals on time

  8. Ensure value targets are met and ensure quality of service is not compromised

12. Maintain highest levels of integrity and honest procurement process

13. Challenge existing ways of working. Identify and develop new opportunities for optimization and consistency in service delivery

  1. Engage and create meaningful and productive business relationships with clients and stakeholders

Knowledge,Competency and Skill Requirements:

  1. Build rapport efficiently, connects and expand network and promote teaming and consensus

  2. Dynamic personality who is passionate about Procurement, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition & Talent

Management, Analytics and Innovation. Has exciting visions for the future and the ability to deliver

3. Culturally sensitive, capable of handling interactions with a “global mindset”

4. Demonstrable presentation skills and ability to provide updates in effective and efficient manner

  1. Skills required for negotiations with suppliers as well as influencing internal stakeholders. Demonstrate proven influencing and negotiating skills to deliver value return.

  2. Proven working experience of a Shared Services Centre operations and/or BPO operations is desirable.

  3. Good MS Office skills and SharePoint skills, SAP ECC, SAP SRM, SRM CLM beneficial


Occasional travel to other GDS Location and/or to US and other cities as may be required from time to time.


Bachelor’s degree or above typically from Business Administration, commercial, business or related


Procurement related discipline is beneficial.


3 - 5 years of experience in Procurement or Procurement Talent related positions (Human Resource, Sales Management)

1 – 2 years of Talent Procurement experience beneficial (references will be required)

Advanced level of communication – English, Spain and Portuguese.

We offer:

Ø Attractive compensation package.

Ø Annual performance bonuses.

Ø Additional benefits for EY employees.

Ø Private health insurance.

Ø Home Office twice a week after the third month.

Ø Career development/Ongoing trainings.

EY Recruitment Team

(011) 4875-4888

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