Founded in 1982, Contract Professionals is the premier technical staffing company supporting a wide range of technical and non-technical disciplines for major and emerging industries. We provide courteous, high-quality service on a timely basis, for a fair price, while maintaining the highest personal and professional ethics and standards. Our teams are well qualified, responsive, respectful, and proud to represent Contract Professionals in your workforce. With us, you’ll get honesty and integrity, along with a disciplined approach that ensures quality outcomes.
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To ensure that all Goods and Services for our Customer are effectively and efficiently procured in a manner which meets all legal, ethical, and our Customer Sourcing process guidelines.
The role has to:
Develop negotiation strategies coordinated and aligned with Group tasks
Assist suppliers in developing offerings to create a competitive environment to accommodate the needs of our Customer
Establish and maintain relationships with Business Units and suppliers to aid in determining the most appropriate and cost efficient solutions based on business needs.
Reports to the Manager IT/Services Procurement Team
Assure process consistency with group requirements
Evaluation of bids, selection of vendor and the negotiation of terms and pricing
Analyze supply base and competition with reference to price, capacity, and quality as well as monitor the integration of current and potential suppliers establishing a sound supplier base
Develops and implements new strategies and tools to increase efficiency within the Procurement Department
Review Purchase Authorization and backup and review all purchase orders along with the Internal Audit Policy for Purchasing
Proficiency in MS-Word, PowerPoint, MS-Outlook and Excel
Strong proven negotiation skills
Ability to communicate and interact effectively at all levels within the organization and with outside vendors / suppliers
Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Adherence to corporate guidelines, procedures and policies
Persuasive and persistent
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
Self motivated with ability to work independently
Indirect Purchasing experience particularly with IT hardware, software, & Services
Able to clearly describe sourcing processes they have run from start to finish.
German / Spanish language capability
Timely completion of sourcing processes
Timely implementation of new strategies
Experience in handling multi million dollar projects from a Procurement prospective
Proven Leadership skills
Experience sourcing overseas.
Comfortable communicating with people when English is not their primary language