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Federal Reserve System Supplier Enablement Manager in Richmond, Virginia


Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

At the Richmond Fed, we’re driven by our mission to strengthen the economy and our communities. We take great pride in what we do and it impacts everyday people every day.

When you join our team, you’ll become part of a culture that welcomes differences, cares about our communities, and empowers each other to lead from where we are to make things better.

Bring your passion and we’ll provide challenging and purposeful careers in a variety of fields, opportunities to grow and a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth. It’s all part of what makes #MyRichmondFed a great place to work!

About the Opportunity

The Supplier Enablement Manager leads a small team of analysts who focus implementing and managing the supplier enablement process and catalog management for Federal Reserve System procurement. You will oversee the critical ‘testing phase’ with vendors before electronic invoice processing occurs. Your team will maintain responsibility for Ariba catalog management, including the creation and maintenance for all Reserve Bank catalogs.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide oversight, direction, and leadership to broad scope single or multi-functional teams performing activities in support of business operations of IT including planning, analysis, reporting, and policy formulation. Manage design and implementation of department plans for managing IT architecture, investments, resources, service design, testing, deployment, support and contingency

  • Recommend and implement multi-year strategic goals and objectives

  • Provide oversight of the activities of those responsible for ensuring that all work is performed in adherence to accepted industry standards and regulations

  • Ensure adherence to department /functional budgets and efficient use of resources

  • Identify operational efficiencies, seek improvements to IT business processes by evaluating and refining processes and procedures

  • Make strategic and operational decisions, impacting overall business activities of planning, analysis, reporting, and policy

  • Develop and present policy recommendations and influences policy making decisions. Establishes and maintains client relationships and negotiates engagement terms and conditions

  • Regularly interact with all levels of officers and managers to provide expertise to address and resolve highly complex issues related to the implementation, operation, and maintenance of the business service

  • Provide recommendations, interpretations and consultative services to key stakeholders on planning, analysis, reporting, and policy issues


  • Minimum 7 years of relevant functional work experience

  • Minimum 3 years of management or supervisory experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, Master’s degree preferred

Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here!

When you join the Richmond Fed, not only will you find a challenging and purposeful career, you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth, including:

  • Great medical benefits

  • Pension and 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee resource networks

  • Paid volunteer leave

  • Flexible work options

  • Onsite amenities that make working here fun

Other Requirements and Considerations:

  • A requirement of this position is that the employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; individuals who are unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may request an accommodation from the Bank.

  • Candidates should review the Bank’s Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflicts of interest rules and personal investment restrictions. The Code is available on the About Us, Careers webpage at www.richmondfed.org .

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role.

  • Selected candidate is subject to special background check procedures.

  • Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications/experience.

  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by October 27, 2021.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


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Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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OUR BANK has one of the most recognizable brands around the world. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States—one of the world's most influential, trusted and prestigious financial organizations. The Federal Reserve is charged with the important mission of promoting a strong economy and a stable financial system and fulfills this responsibility by formulating national monetary policy, supervising and regulating banks and bank holding companies, and providing financial services for banks and the U.S. government.

OUR PEOPLE are diverse in background and ideas, which allows for ongoing creativity and innovation. Ultimately, they are the ones who push our high-performance, exchange-driven culture forward.

Why Our People Choose Us:

Our reputation precedes us

There will always be room for personal growth

Our people are first

You’ll find the right balance

Your responsibilities will be meaningful

We hope that you will be our future colleague.