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Sourcing Officer

Bank of Hawaii
Oahu, HI
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Sourcing Officer-1900119

Does this sound like you?

Are you ambitious?  Want to make a difference in people’s lives?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?   If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader – Bank of Hawaii.  Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow!


A day in your life as a Sourcing Officer

Under the direction of the Manager, this position is responsible for overseeing activities for Bank of Hawaii relating to the acquisition of goods and services on behalf of business units across Bank of Hawaii.   If applicable or appropriate, assists in business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act.


We’ll give you these important responsibilities…

  • Negotiates and reviews assigned more-straightforward major contracts on behalf of Bank of Hawaii. Identifies business and legal risks as well as risk mitigating factors and reports findings to senior management. Maintains working knowledge of state-of-the-art and industry standard terms, best practices, conditions and negotiation points. Advises project teams and senior management on contract interpretation and deal points.
  • Facilitates the acquisition of goods and services by managing the vendor review process from problem identification through contract execution. Reviews requests for proposals; acts as primary contact for vendor team; maintains subject matter expertise on relevant products, vendors, industries, pricing, and technology.
  • As the liaison to key business lines, consults with and educates managers on vendor selection and management. Develops enterprise wide programs to manage vendor risk and enhance shareholder value by identifying opportunities to reduce expense through the purchasing process.
  • Performs other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned.


…if you come to us with these qualifications…


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, Purchasing Professional Certification, or equivalent work experience.
  • Major in science, technology, business or other business-related major preferred.
  • Juris Doctor from accredited institution also preferred.



  • Minimum 4 years of purchasing/vendor management experience in positions of increasing responsibility, or equivalent work experience, with at least 2 years of significant contract negotiation experience, complex contract administration, or similar responsibilities. 
  • Should have working knowledge of software/hardware technology from a procurement perspective and of labor/liability issues.
  • May be equivalent to minimum experience described above: 
    • Juris Doctor and at least one year of negotiating/drafting complex contracts; completion of a two year paralegal program and at least two years of complex contract work including drafting contracts and understanding standard legal terms, interpreting ambiguities, defining specialized terms and/or drafting complex covenants and clauses, etc.; or at least four years of sales experience requiring the negotiation and/or understanding and explanation of complex and variable contract provisions.


Technical Skills: 

  • Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with personal computers and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) or similar software. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Project or similar software preferred.
  • Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and systems.


Other Job Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including presentation and negotiation skills. 
  • Able to make and facilitate presentations for all levels of employees. 
  • Must be analytical, detail oriented, and organized in managing multi-project, multi-tasked responsibilities with varying deadlines. 
  • Able to meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities. 
  • Must have effective interpersonal skills and collaborative management style to include teamwork, team building, conflict management, and problem solving skills. 
  • Able to understand, analyze, and review contracts with legal terms and conditions.
  • Must have ability to understand and analyze technology, service, purchasing and pricing issues.
  • Able to work flexible hours including holidays, weekends and evenings as needed or assigned. 



Bank of Hawaii

In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. We’ve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii – a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change.  We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now, we’re embracing change with our new 21st century banking.


It’s our people who help us succeed in offering first class service and products to our customers.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Job Function Administration
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Feb 1, 2019, 7:01:34 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing


Posted: 2019-02-12 Expires: 2019-03-14
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