Senior Sourcing and Vendor Management Analyst (IT Focused)

Date: Sep 6, 2023

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Office Of The President

Department of Position: Treasury Department 

Work from:

Corporate Office, Erie PA


At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia. 

We strive to be Above all in Service® to our customers—and to our employees. That’s why Erie Insurance offers you an exceptional benefits package, including:

•          Premier health, prescription, dental, and vision benefits for you and your dependents. Coverage begins your first day of work.

•          Low contributions to medical and prescription premiums. We currently pay up to 97% of employees’ monthly premium costs.

•          A pension. We are one of only 13 Fortune 500 companies to offer a traditional pension plan. Full-time employees are vested after five years of service.

•          A 401(k) with up to 4% contribution match. The 401(k) is offered in addition to the pension.

•          Paid vacation, personal days, sick days, bereavement days and parental leave.

•          Career development, including a tuition reimbursement program for higher education and industry designations.

•          Additional benefits that include company-paid basic life insurance; short-and long-term disability insurance; orthodontic coverage for children and adults; adoption assistance; fertility and infertility coverage; well-being programs; paid volunteer hours for service to your community; and dollar-for-dollar matching of your charitable gifts, up to $12,500 a year.



For New York City Residents Only: The salary range for New York City residents is $90,274.00 - $139,976.00. Starting rate of pay varies and is based on multiple factors, including but not limited to, position offered, location, education, work experience, education, certifications, etc. For information regarding our benefits programs, please visit:



Candidates within our operating footprint may be considered for remote work. Current approved states for remote work are: DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, Washington DC, WV and WI. Please note, the list of current approved states is subject to change without notice.


For inquiries regarding additional states in our employment footprint, please contact Talent Acquisition.


Position Summary

  • This position has the possibility of being done remotely but this option is based on the candidate's circumstances and being located in Erie, PA is preferred.
  • The Hiring Manager will also consider candidates for Master Sourcing & Vendor Management Analyst (F14).  Level of position offered will be based upon the depth and breadth of selected candidate's experience and qualifications.  

Specific Role Responsibilities:

•    Driving sourcing excellence with our IT Business partners through; 
•    Identify current state of IT infrastructure and application and modernizations strategies
•    Craft contractual language guiding migration from legacy to digital solutions
•    Partner with SVM Analyst(s) to shape approach and communication style to respective business partners
•    Consistent engagements with Sr. IT leadership to understand and gain visibility into long term roadmaps
•    Collaborate with IT Sourcing Organizations and peer networks to gain insight into market trends
•    Identification of RFX opportunities within Erie’s IT portfolios
•    Ability to understand IT specific technical requirements and leverage that knowledge to shape sourcing strategies 


Values Diversity
Nimble Learning
Customer Focus
Information Management Skills
Cultivates Innovation
Optimizes Work Processes
Job-Specific Knowledge
Instills Trust
Ensures Accountability
Decision Quality


Minimum Required Education Equivalents • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, MIS or related discipline and four years experience in purchasing and/or vendor management required; or • Associate's degree in business, finance, MIS or related discipline and six years experience in purchasing and/or vendor management required; or • High school diploma or GED and eight years experience in purchasing and/or vendor management required. Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and project management software required. Strong knowledge of purchasing regulations and laws required. Familiarity and technical competence in purchasing management software or automated procurement systems required. Strong working knowledge of insurance industry preferred. Certified Purchasing Manager designation preferred. Knowledge of contracts relationship to financial/operation reporting preferred.

Physical Requirements

Lifting/Moving 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting/Moving 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Ability to move over 50 lbs using lifting aide equipment; Rarely
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Pushing/Pulling/moving objects, equipment with wheels; Rarely
Manual Keying/Data Entry/inputting information/computer use; Frequent (50-80%)
Climbing/accessing heights; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie