Founded in 1963, FirstBank maintains more than $20 billion in assets and operates over 110 branch locations across Colorado, Arizona and California. Its growth can be attributed to one simple philosophy: do right by customers, communities and employees, which is at the center of the company’s “banking for good” mantra. FirstBank believes that a company is nothing without the people that comprise it, and prides itself in hiring and training a diverse and talented group. By joining the FirstBank team you will experience its great team culture with ample opportunity for growth. There’s an opportunity for everyone with positions all across the company, from Teller and Call Center to Technology and Lending. Apply today to learn more and join the team!
A Brief Overview
This position is responsible for managing legal, financial, and reputational risk to the organization by negotiating contractual and other legal documents and responding to potential litigation in conjunction with the Senior Vendor Management Analyst. These responsibilities include reviewing all FirstBank contracts before execution, determining which provisions are unfavorable to the organization, consulting with management on any concerns within the contract, and facilitating legal negotiations with third party legal counsel. This position will interact and work with individuals outside the Vendor Management Department for the execution of job responsibilities. The candidate will need strong communication and time management skills. A Vendor Management Analyst could also be responsible for other department responsibilities including vendor monitoring activities, data analysis and reporting and maintaining vendor documentation throughout the lifecycle of the vendor relationship.
What you will do
Responsible for ensuring compliance with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Bank Service Company Act, and FDIC guidelines for managing third-party risk
Negotiate vendor contracts to minimize risk to the organization and achieve favorable pricing
Advise relationship managers as to the legal aspects of contracts and the Bank’s relationship and interactions with vendors
Maintain collaborative relationships with vendor relationship managers to ensure and promote effective communication, vendor performance, service delivery and ongoing relationships
Maintain and enhance the repository of vendor related documents
Develop and refine Vendor Management processes and procedures
Assist relationship managers in responding to Software Licensing Audits
Give advice concerning subpoenas and other legal documents served on the Bank
Work with internal stakeholders and outside counsel to manage and respond to legal threats to the bank
Assist with internal eDiscovery efforts to ensure compliance with legal obligations
Perform other duties and projects as assigned
Understand and comply with all provisions of the Safety in the Workplace policy
Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of 2 years of related experience.
A combination of post-high school education, job related certification and related experience equivalent to 5 years may be considered in lieu of minimum requirements.
J.D. from an ABA accredited law school
Previous vendor management or contract management experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple projects and multiple tasks while meeting agreed upon objectives and target dates,
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal,
Strong customer service skills,
Strong attention to detail,
Background in IT or knowledge of IT concepts
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Frequently remains stationary throughout a typical business day
Frequently operates a computer and other office machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, and other rooms
Occasionally positions self to access drawers and shelves of various heights
Frequently reaches for and handles paperwork and files
Constantly communicates with customers, coworkers, and management in-person and on the phone
Must be able to exchange accurate information
$55,536.00 To $92,768.00
Statement of Benefits
FirstBank offers a suite of benefits that support our employees’ professional, financial, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Benefits currently offered with our positions include: Paid Time Off/paid leave programs, 401K/Employee Stock Ownership, United Healthcare medical, MetLife dental, VSP vision, Employee tuition reimbursement, Volunteer Time Off, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Group Life Insurance/AD&D
FirstBank is an EOE/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law. FirstBank does not permit pay inequities. Anyone who believes they have been subject to pay inequity should immediately report their concerns to the Human Resource Department.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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