Procurement Specialist


Jun 05, 2019
Newtown Square,

Procurement Specialist (Ref#: 18056)

Duration 12 months

Location: New Townsquare/PA

 Job Description

Support and facilitate cross-functional teams for sourcing across the enterprise with a diverse and geographically distributed client base. 

?Act as Point for RFPs and RFIs as well as act as a team member to buyers on other sourcing events 

?Track cost savings and support savings targets year over year on managed spend

?Track cost savings and present select high level savings entries to senior management as needed.

?Develop and manage superior supplier relationships which leverage global buying power.

?Manage and support supplier selection process for projects with significant outsource content and with a major or enterprise-wide impact.Prepare Request for Proposal (RFP) documents, drive the evaluation process and obtain team evaluations for selected projects

?Negotiate agreements and work with LOBs to ensure appropriate contract approvals are obtained and documented.

?Provide contract management services for strategic and major agreements with assigned suppliers.

?Utilize available historical spend and relationship information to leverage vendor negotiations to support achieving our savings targets

?Negotiate and resolve disputes with suppliers.

?Maintain supplier metrics and scorecards.

?Partner with the Legal Department on complex contracting issues.

?Develop strong and lasting relationships with LOBs across the organization with a focus on our customer facing Billable teams

?Act with an outstanding customer support attitude toward our internal customers (LOBs) upholding the goal to empower intelligent decisions 

?Understand and embrace all of GPOs core values building on our reputation and support focus

?Candidate must become proficient in Ariba Guided buying, Ariba Sourcing, and Fieldglass interfaces to support LOB purchasing needs

?Troubleshoot and mitigate Ariba and Fieldglass questions for both LOBs and vendors alike

?Support spend reporting needs using various available systems 

?Uphold an exceptional business ethics code ensuring compliance is engaged as needed and all business actions are conducted in accordance to Client's code of conduct.