Request for Proposal/Procurement Associate

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Anchorage Digital

United States

At Anchorage Digital we are building the world’s most advanced digital asset platform for institutions to participate in crypto

Founded in 2017, Anchorage Digital is a regulated crypto platform that provides institutions with integrated financial services and infrastructure solutions
With the first federally chartered crypto bank in the US, Anchorage Digital offers institutions an unparalleled combination of secure custody, regulatory compliance, product breadth, and client service
We’re looking to diversify our team with people who are humble, creative, and eager to learn
We are a remote friendly, global team, but provide the option of working in-office in San Francisco, New York City, Indianapolis, Sioux Falls, Porto, and Singapore
The person fulfilling the Request for Proposal/Procurement Associate role is a driver of key and critical vendors and third parties supporting functions across Anchorage
Responsible for ensuring appropriate assessment of fees and costs associated with prospective vendors while providing support to finance and legal departments to ensure alignment
This person will support the early stage of Third Party identification and assessment through the Request for Proposal (“RFP”) and Procurement processes
The RFP process for critical third parties requires the identification of business needs across a wide range of stakeholders, the assessment of potentially viable third parties, and the creation of analysis to drive company decisions

As the Request for Proposal/Procurement Associate, you will:

    • Drive the selection of new vendors through the Request for Proposal process
    • Document practices to satisfy the “Planning” phase associated with TPRM Lifecycle management
    • Collaborate with various business units to  identify third party support needs
    • Assess fee schedules supplied by prospective third parties to support negotiation and impact on budget

You may be a fit for this role if you have:

    • A desire to collaborate with external resources and across the Anchorage organization
    • An ability to review fee schedules to assess the nexus between value and cost and business needs to ensure services as described are in-line with expectations
    • Effectively followed up with internal and external resources displaying a strong ability to communicate needs and provide consolidated feedback
    • Met with supervisors and department heads to understand the needs across the company
    • Created and implemented forecast needs and supplies across the organization
    • Curiosity that drives you to understand the wider picture while maintaining an high level of detail retention
    • The ability to become an expert on a service or product and how third parties provides that service
    • Analytical skills with the ability to assess a wide range of topics
    • Strong research skills

Although not a requirement, bonus points if:

    • Familiarity with fee negotiation
    • Background with OCC or other Financial Institution environments
    • You were emotionally moved by the soundtrack to Hamilton, which chronicles the founding of a new financial system

About Anchorage Digital: Who we are

The Anchorage Village, what we call our team, brings together the brightest minds from platform security, financial services, and distributed ledger technology to provide the building blocks that empower institutions to safely participate in  the evolving digital asset ecosystem
As  a diverse team of more than 300 members, we are united in one common goal: building the future of finance by providing the foundation upon which value moves safely in the new global economy
 Anchorage Digital is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from
We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives
 Anchorage Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We do not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, rule, or regulation
Protecting your privacy rights is important to Anchorage Digital, and we work to maintain the trust and confidence of our clients when handling personal or financial information
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