Contract Management Analyst
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description

At Associated Bank we strive to create an inclusive culture where different perspectives are valued and recognized as strengths critical to our success. If you thrive in an environment where your growth and development are encouraged and supported, then Associated Bank may be the right place for you.

Manage supplier relationships for designated categories including sourcing, contracting, ordering, expediting, invoice processing, reporting and performance tracking for appropriate supplies and services. Produce appropriate products required by colleagues by the most cost-efficient means in the e-procurement system. Manage inventory and create procedures to react to purchasing trends. Develop standards, specifications, and technology requirements for designated categories. Provide technical training for other departments as necessary.

This person will,

  • Perform technical review of category standards, item specifications, material requirements, and design elements for production purposes; maintain technical knowledge of product line.

  • Perform RFP exercises and analyze bids for product by comparing all elements associated with cost and production process. Work with customer to source the most cost effective solution for our needs and technology compatibility.

  • Maintain product line within the e-procurement system and manage inventory levels for custom items, working with warehouse to track usage and trends.

  • Manage inventory levels for all items if applicable, and interact with warehouse to keep inventory levels accurate in order system, track usage and trend information.

  • Perform vendor management due diligence for designated category suppliers.

  • Negotiate, manage and report on designated category contracts for cost savings/reductions by evaluating competing suppliers, prices, delivery, service, and trends. Prepare for renewals and extensions, where needed, to maintain uninterrupted and cost effective sources for products and services. Execute contracts utilizing DocuSign.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Management or equivalent combination of education and experience Required


  • 3-5 years Purchasing and supplier management Required

Licenses and Certifications

  • Other APP, CPM or CPSM within 1 year Preferred

In addition to core traditional benefits, we take pride in offering benefits for every stage of life.

  • Retirement savings including both 401(k) and Pension plans.

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community.

  • Opportunities to connect with others through our diversity-focusedColleague Resource Groups.

  • Competitive salaries with professional development and advancement opportunities.

  • Bonus benefits including well-being programs and incentives, parental leave,anemployee stock purchase plan, military benefits and much more.

  • Personal banking, loan, investmentand insurance benefits.

Associated Bank serves more than 120 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota and we consider our colleagues critical to our continued success. See why our colleagues continually vote us a best place to work in the Midwest.Join our community onFacebook,LinkedInandX.

Compliance Statement

Associated Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We support a work environment where colleagues are respected and given the opportunity to perform to their fullest potential. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

Fully complies with all applicable enterprise policies and procedures. Acts in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as outlined in training materials, including but not limited to Bank Secrecy Act. Responsible for reporting suspicious activity to Financial Intelligence. Responsible to report all customer complaints as prescribed and procedure violations to management or HR.

Responsible to report ethical concerns as needed to Associated Bank's anonymous Ethics Hotline.

Associated Bank provides additional assistance to individuals with disabilities throughout the application & interview process. Please contactleavesandaccommodations@associatedbank.comif you need an accommodation at any time during the interview process.

Associated Banc-Corp is an Affirmative Action andEqual Opportunity Employer. Associated Banc-Corp participates in the E-Verify Program. E-Verify NoticeEnglish or Spanish. Know Your Right to WorkEnglishorSpanish.

Associated Bank isPay Transparencycompliant.

The employment policy of Associated Banc-Corp, and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Associated") provides equal opportunity to all persons. We support a diverse and inclusive work environment where colleagues are respected, treated fairly, and given equal opportunities to perform to their fullest potential. We believe it is only with a diverse and inclusive workplace that the organization can truly perform at its best, carry out its vision, and make a difference for the communities we serve.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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