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MUFG Procurement Systems & Project Manager, Vice President - Hybrid in Tempe, Arizona

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 120,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

The selected colleague will work at an MUFG office or client sites four days per week and work remotely one day. A member of our recruitment team will provide more details.

Systems and Project Manager

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Programs, the Systems and Project Manager will be responsible for the administration and management of Procurement Systems (i.e., Ariba On-Demand sourcing to payables system, Vendor Risk system Archer, Concur, Fieldglass). Daily responsibilities include collaborating with team members to troubleshoot, maintain, and configure or enhance existing processes. This role is responsible for driving integrations, continuous improvement/optimization of the overall system value proposition and collaborating with other key business unit stakeholders (i.e., contracts management, vendor risk, and other areas of the source-to-pay functional organization).

Major Responsibilities:

(35%) Business Strategy and Support in developing strategies around future system enhancements/changes. Drive integrations and optimize value proposition for overall systems usage. Evaluate business needs and convert to system design and development. Partner with Technology Group to lead and drive new design and development. Consultant in planning and implementing system and operational changes. Lead Project Manager responsibilities around the systems and system enhancements/changes. Aligns communications strategy to keep business partners informed of progress / benefits relating to strategic projects and initiatives Identify ongoing management and compliance reporting needs.

(30%) Systems support

1) system maintenance, daily system operations, and end user support

2) helpdesk staff supporting end user community to provide daily monitoring and coaching to ensure the delivery of superior customer service.

(20%) System Management: Oversees systems testing and ensures problem resolution, prepares user test plans, user documentation, and user training plans for upgrades. Regularly provides guidance and training for end users. Lead efforts with the Information Technology Group installing upgrades/maintenance releases/patches as needed. Maintenance of business models and data flow processes. Application configuration for managing screens and fields using package GUI tools and XML scripting. Report development for system stewards.

(15%) Project Management Drive project deliverables, communication, and stakeholders sign-off Manage project timeline / schedule and point of contact for deployment Develop design of solution and provide business / technical guidance Identifies / escalates / resolves project issues.


  • Must have hands-on work experience with SAP Ariba, preferably in a Procurement environment

  • Must possess ability to make appropriate business judgments and decisions independently

  • Demonstrated ability to perform strategic thinking and planning.

  • Ability to work and communicate with all levels of an organization within a fast-paced environment and successfully balance multiple tasks and projects concurrently

  • Strong project management and communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to present business cases and influence the decision process

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other office software tools

  • Ability to build effective organization relationships inside and outside the department; ability to inspire trust via open, candid relationships, fair treatment, and behavior consistent with expressed beliefs and commitments

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent business experience required, MBA preferred but not required

  • 7 + years of system administration and project management experience required, with 2+ years staff management

  • Experience in designing, deploying, or managing E-Sourcing tools and technology preferred but not required

The typical base pay range for this role is between $115K - $145K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute