Manager, Supply Chain - IT Technology Sourcing at Ally Financial (Charlotte, NC)

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General information

Career area

Supply Chain

Work Location(s)

601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC



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Posted Date

Friday, March 25, 2022

Working time


Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that's more than some cliche people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You're constantly evolving, so shouldn't your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

  • Member of the Ally Supply Chain team supporting in delivering services to the lines of the business participating in the identification and management of supplier risk. These activities will involve negotiating contracts and statements of work and the completion of risk assessments for suppliers providing various goods and services through established Corporate acquisition processes. Category focus will be aligned to Software, Technology Infrastructure, and related technology services.
  • Provides team leadership through coaching and direct management of supply chain staff. Analyzes data and recommends enhancements and various process management needs for Supply Chain and Ally. Ability to initiate and execute complex initiatives. Ability to assess risk in assigned projects. Manages relationships with customers and suppliers.
  • Collaborate with lines of business to deliver best in industry value when fulfilling requests for goods and managing suppliers and supplier risk as part of the supply chain team.
  • Support the enablement of contracts in the Coupa contract repository. Support the management of contracts and supplier risk assessment, initiate contract amendments, renewals and terminations. Support the management of users, suppliers, and initiate improvement opportunities

The Work Itself

  • Identify and collaborate with internal resources with experience in various categories/supplier relationships, including support partners, other Sourcing Managers, Supplier Management team members, etc.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal business partners.
  • Provide proactive strategic sourcing support and stellar customer service.
  • Lead multiple projects as an individual contributor or as a team lead.
  • Manage/facilitate effective fact based negotiation strategies to maximize contract benefits and risk mitigation.
  • Execute contracts with approved terms and conditions.
  • Support maintaining contracts through amendments, renewals and terminations.
  • Work with business units to maximize compliance and optimize spend against established contracts and supplier programs.
  • Support the management of relationships with suppliers and support constructive handling or resolution of issues and disputes.
  • Support oversight of working relationships with key preferred suppliers.
  • Facilitate and execute various sourcing strategies like RFP's, RFQ's, etc.

The Skills You Bring

  • 5+ years of strategic sourcing, negotiation and other relevant procurement management experience.
  • Bachelor Degree required.
  • Appropriate professional affiliations/certifications preferred.
  • Proficiency in computer applications, business and industry analysis, financial analysis, supplier selection and management, contract negotiations, conflict management, decision making, strategic thinking.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to lead a work effort to negotiate price, rates, details, contract terms and conditions.
  • Analytical ability to develop and execute strategic and tactical plans.
  • Must possess good individual communication skills Is able to multi task.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to manage large projects across multiple parties while delivering results.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to handle difficult situations with clients and/or vendor negotiations.

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally's total compensation - or total rewards - extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.

Who We Are:

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at [email protected] Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
More Information on Ally Financial
Ally Financial operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Detroit, MI, New York City, NY and Charlotte, NC. Ally Financial was founded in 1919. It has 11000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 64 open jobs at Ally Financial, click here.
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