Large corporation is seeking an experienced procurement professional with specific experience with the following:
Software licensing and maintenance agreements and renewals.
IT Hardware purchases (network equipment, computers, servers).
IT related professional services (application development and support services).
Telecommunications purchases (circuits).
Managing RFP's for IT related equipment, software solutions, services.
Independently complete administrative tasks and projects in support of procurement and logistical transactions for the goods, materials and services required by company.
Manage the day-to-day administration of contracts, purchase orders and associated invoices between Suppliers, Contractors, Consultants and the company.
Interact daily with company team Developers, Engineers, Regulatory, and Management members.
Contract Development and Administration.
Create Purchase Requisitions and contracts.
Support Procurement efforts in all administrative requirements (document preparation, mailing, filing, research, invoice reconciliation, notices, system requirements).
Prepare quotation analysis.
Receive and distribute Proposals and bids.
Maintain Sourcing files and data regarding material and service suppliers.
Update computer databases/system with contract documents.
Monitor PO Acknowledgements.
Promote cost savings with customers.
Assist in relationship management.
Read spreadsheets, Insurance Certificates.
Understand and prepare budgets, budget reports and supporting documentation.
Conduct market research and analysis.
Supplier Management/ Vendor Relations.
Process data and deliverables from new and alternative supplier/contractor sources.
Maintain a supplier performance evaluation system.
Monitor and expedite PO/Contract deliverables.
Monitor status via contact with customers and suppliers/contractors.
Ensure audit compliance of purchasing process.
Assist and facilitate internal and external audit requests.
7-10+ years of experience (or equivalent skill).
High School diploma required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Procurement experience valuable.
Supply chain experience.
Microsoft Proficiency required.
High level written and verbal skills required.
Interpersonal skills and organizational skills.
Verbal and Written Communication Skills and reading for comprehension.