JPMorgan Chase Corporate Finance - Discovery Vendor Manager - Associate in Brooklyn, New York

As the Vendor Manager for the Legal Discovery Management group, you will manage vendor relationships, ensure that Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are being met, identify cost saving opportunities, liaise with Sourcing on contract negotiations, monitor expenditures and conduct quarterly business reviews with strategic vendors. In addition, the Vendor Manager will ensure that business cases are in place for new engagements and that work plans are defined in order to execute contracts -as applicable.

The Legal Discovery Management group consists of legal professionals within the Litigation practice group who manage and aid in the preservation, collection and review of electronically stored information in response to litigation discovery, regulatory inquiry, investigations or other matters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate quarterly review meetings with strategic vendors.

  • Ensure that SLAs are defined for key vendors and that they are being adhered to.

  • Track and report vendor financials. Review and analyze expenses to identify cost saving opportunities.

  • Partner with Sourcing on contract negotiations.

  • Liaise with vendors to ensure that they are in compliance with IT Risk Management policies.

  • Create and enhance reporting and analytics as they pertain to managing the e-discovery vendor management process.

  • Bachelors degree

  • 3+ years financial services or legal industry experience

  • Proven ability to build strong partnerships with colleagues, desire to be flexible and think strategically.

  • Highly organized, extremely detail and control oriented.

  • Proven ability to be able to multi task as well as assess and change priorities.

  • Experience managing vendor relationships and driving work done by vendor firms.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, comfortable working with senior business partners and presenting to a senior audience.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Good consensus builder, possessing strong influencing and negotiating skills.

JPMorgan Chase is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.