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Client Partner
Ref No.: 18-14520
Location: Tampa, Florida
Global Financial Firm located in Tampa, FL has an immediate contract opportunity for an experienced Client Partner

Job Description:

A consolidated Approval process ensures all nonemployee headcount and spend requests receive approval from authorized commodity approvers and requests are in alignment with the specific Resource & Location Strategy for a particular CIO or Business Head, as well as the firm's overall Preferred Supplier Strategy.
The centralization also allows for proper transparency and line of sight into non-employee spends, which allows for accuracy of accruals and financial management of the book of work.
The centralized Recruitment structure to engage staff augmentation nonemployees for the firm facilitates speed to market and the ability to attract and obtain top talent in the market via a set of Preferred Staff Augmentation Suppliers aligned by Region/Country and Capabilities.
A centrally managed Onboarding function across the nonemployee population ensures that all resources meet due diligence requirements based on local labor and regulatory requirements before commencing their engagement at the bank, while the off-boarding component ensures timely removal of systems access post engagements to mitigate risk. The consistent process creates efficiencies that foster expedient cycle times, which then allows for nonemployee resources to commence their engagements within the required timeframes and mitigate impact to project deliverables.
A strong Supplier Performance Management model, via a formal Scorecard methodology allows for effective review of each Preferred Staff Augmentation supplier's performance over a defined time period. The data set is utilized to address issues and implement the appropriate action plans with each supplier in order to drive performance improvement effectively.
The Reporting Analytics function drives both BAU and adhoc reporting needs for the nonemployee population. The data driven from this function ensures that the appropriate validations are in place to assess the effectiveness of the operational processes, drive process re-engineering where needed and/or retraining efforts.
The centralization of this function allows for key stakeholders to have a single point of contact across their entire nonemployee population for all requests

Responsibilities for the Client Partner role include: Fulfillment of new contractor roles that are domestic staff augmentation in nature via utilization of preferred supplier community. Client management to socialize the new engagement model, including approach and SLAs.
Development of strong partnerships with internal client base including Chiefs of Staff (COS) to ensure alignment with Program objectives Implementation and ongoing management of Program to consolidate nonpreferred supplier community in order to achieve cost savings and streamline supply base Renewals of existing contractor resources including end date and spend depletion management
Ensuring all requests for contractors are in alignment with Resource and Location Strategy Responsible for accuracy and data integrity of contractor requests for approval Responsible for ensuring Recruiting Support resources achieve 24-48 hour cycle time for completion of onboarding (Due Diligence, IDs, Visa clearance, and Work Order finalization) for all resources (onshore and offshore) Supplier management to ensure adherence to operating principles and quality levels from supply base including responsiveness and ability to deliver effectively
Proactive management of legacy subcontracting utilization via action planning with each preferred supplier to ensure exposure is reduced/eliminated over period of time
Ensure complete and accurate information/ data in sourcing system including bill rates, start dates, end dates, job description, manager information, etc.
Ensure all rate increase requests are accurately and comprehensively documented via the weekly template for management review and approval.

Experience Required:
10+ years in staffing industry, sell and buy side 5+ years of Recruiting/Sourcing experience on buy side within a financial services organization 5+ years experience rolling out and executing within a centralized model
Strong organizational and detail oriented skills Staffing Subject Matter Expert Ability and experience working in a fast paced, high pressure environment
Ability to multi-task on a consistent basis
Supplier management experience with staff augmentation providers including day to day tactical management and strategic performance management
Strong problem solving capabilities
Experience with automated end-to-end sourcing tools including implementation and organizational change management
Excellent written and oral communication skills including solid presentation skills.