Procurement Professional Job Description

Procurement Professional Job Description

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Procurement professional provides administrative assistance to the VP of Indirect Procurement and Business Process Engineering and the Senior Director of Supply Chain.

Procurement Professional Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure Supply Chain best practice and ‘VFM’ for the client, using practices such as ‘reachback’, competitive tenders etc
Contribute to strategic opportunities, process improvements and synergies across the account and Supply Chain division
Develop and champion corporate and social responsibility policies with the context of the account, such as the integration of SME’s into the wider supply chain
Ensure that all Supply Chain transactions are compliant with the client’s security requirements and CSC’s defined quality processes, ensuring they are fit for external audit purposes
OCost and Quarterly cost reduction
Lead and manage a team of assigned Supplier Engineers responsible
Flow down terms and conditions from customer contracts to vendor contracts
Monitor the progress of contracts through the contract process and all phases through contract completion
Manage all contract publishing process including scanning retrieval and uploading of executed contracts into NEXTS
Ensure compliance with several different local contract approval policies and spend management strategies

Procurement Professional Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Procurement Professional

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: JLPT, EH&S, N2, N1, TOPIK, CPM, CSCMP, ISM

Education for Procurement Professional

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the procurement professional job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Business/Administration, Education, Engineering, Management, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Business/Management, Law

Skills for Procurement Professional

Desired skills for procurement professional include:

ERP application and transactions
Procurement process
SAP and Excel
Customer networks/systems
How to read and interpret routine financial statements
Logistics procedures and policies specific to the area of assignment
Various Logistics databases and applications
Client specific processes and procedures
Indirect Procurement process
Supply chain

Desired experience for procurement professional includes:

At least 2 years of experience in Communication and Contract Negotiations
Fluent level in English and French
Knowledge of business principles such as purchasing, logistics management, business and contracts law
Advanced knowledge of analysis techniques (price volume matrix, quote analysis, project management business cases)
Fundamental basic understanding of the Software Industry, would be considered as an advantage
At least 2 years experience in Communication and Contract Negotiations

Procurement Professional Examples


Procurement Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of procurement professional. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for procurement professional
  • Ensure that Operations Buyers are aware of commodity specific information / instructions through up to date sourcing plans.Main Contacts / Clients Suppliers, Country Procurement Managers, Requestors, Operation/Tactical BuyersScope Participates as individual contributor to team
  • Receive, review and track new contracts for processing Statement of Works (SOW), Letter of Intents (LOI), Project Change Requests (PCR), Work Authorizations (WA)
  • Ensure rates in the contracts align to the Master Services Agreement (MSA) or SOW rates
  • Coordinate Procurement pricing and legal reviews for appropriate contracts
  • Build the SOW in the CWM system with all the required information, including milestone payments and ensure it has accurate and up-to-date information
  • Chair regular meetings with the business and suppliers for the day to day management of the larger and more complex contracts
  • Deep Travel Industry Skill and Marcom Commodity knowledge would be added advantage
  • Identifies, develops, and implements broader category sourcing strategies and savings projects for travel and professional services to reduce total delivered cost
  • Stays abreast of industry trends for assigned categories
  • Directly negotiates or oversees negotiations with key suppliers
Qualifications for procurement professional
  • Experienced Buyer with a good understanding and appreciation of software contracts
  • Knowledge in one of the Nordic languages is not mandatory, but could be considered as an advantage
  • Master/Bachelor's Degree in Law/Business/Management
  • Fluent level in English and Polish
  • Master/Bachelor's Degree in Law/Business/Management will be considered as advantage
  • At least 1 year of experience in Communication and Contract Negotiations

Procurement Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of procurement professional. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for procurement professional
  • Lead projects/initiatives that have significant impact upon global business
  • Anticipates internal/external business challenges and drives change
  • Develop supplier KPI's and management
  • Drive value and savings for categories
  • Drive Total Cost of Ownership reductions for category
  • Partner with business leaders (Manager, Director) to manage and align the category
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with key category vendors counterparts at other Healthcare/Consumer companies
  • Develop and implement agreed purchasing strategies for category
  • Align design changes or feature changes that impact cost with engineering, product management, and procurement in a timely manner
  • Lead development of the Professional Services Category strategy along with business owner(s)
Qualifications for procurement professional
  • Fluent level in English and Turkish
  • Knowledge in one of the Nordic languages, as Swedish will be considered as an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years experience in an engineering or manufacturing or supplier quality management environment
  • Familiar with PCBA design, manufacturing, testing and quality management background preferred
  • Strong PCBA quality improvement and product qualification background
  • Familiar with PCBA industry standards

Procurement Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of procurement professional. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for procurement professional
  • Act as a thought leader and participate in strategic planning activities and function as an overall Professional Services change agent
  • Analyze key inputs including business needs, volume projections, and market/supply base benchmarks and trends
  • Lead the development of negotiation strategies and drive negotiations for key supplier agreements
  • Monitor supplier performance, identify cost reduction opportunities, and create competition
  • Manage ongoing supplier relationships to ensure responsiveness and partnering behavior
  • Work with cross-functional teams to identify, pursue and capture spend related improvements including make/buy decisions
  • Monitor Category purchasing spend and ensure compliance with policies and procedures
  • Negotiate and manage key supplier relationships
  • Select and develop a team of procurement professionals, which may include remote personnel, to ensure procurement goals are effectively and efficiently achieved
  • Analyze spend to build should-cost models which form detailed understanding of the supply market and internal business requirements
Qualifications for procurement professional
  • Drive strategic actions that improve the overall performance of delivered material quality as measured through Supplier Performance metrics and key process indicators (KPIs)
  • Bachelor Degree or above in Engineering or similar discipline, electrochemistry or applied chemistry background preferred
  • Experience inin Strategic Supply Management and related technologies including Spend Analysis, Strategic Sourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Life Cycle Management
  • Minimum 2 years experience in an engineering or manufacturing or R&D environment
  • Excellent language skills in German/ Italian or Hungarian
  • Experience in hands-on use of statistical packages

Procurement Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of procurement professional. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for procurement professional
  • Develop close working relationships with the operations and support functions, including site/depot General Managers, and other relevant stakeholders external customers where applicable to better understand their requirements and issues
  • Working with suppliers/ stakeholders to deliver products and service specifications that meet our customer needs and enhance the customers perception of the Morrison Brand
  • Ensuring Compliance through policy, guidelines, legislation, project governance, Strategic Sourcing Process (SSP) contracting and the Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) process
  • Improve cash flow through negotiating better payment terms
  • Deliver service allowing stores to trade their business and exceed customer expectations
  • Responsible initial audit of submitted requisitions to determine that required documentation and supporting procedures have been provided before requisition is routed for financial approval
  • Responsible for placing purchase orders of a significant value and importance in response to product requirements established by various departments within the organization
  • Give guidance and direction to other Buyers, acting in a lead capacity and responsible for assignment of workload to other buyers
  • Negotiates vendor payment terms when necessary
  • Provides backup trouble shooting support to users of electronic purchase requisitioning tool
Qualifications for procurement professional
  • Experience in optimizing software package
  • Handle standard source code escrow agreements and renewals
  • Years of business-related experience preferred, , technology, business/data analytics, project management, process improvement, procurement or corporate services
  • Drives supplier collaboration and innovation to bring additional value creation to customers, consumers, and internal stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain expertise, and provide advice, counsel and services, as requested, on supplier selection and relationships, negotiating, price and availability forecasting, expediting, and other purchasing problems and situations to other purchasing units and internal business groups worldwide
  • Lead the development, communication and implementation of Procurement objectives, operating philosophies, business strategies and organizational visions

Procurement Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a procurement professional. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for procurement professional
  • Provides troubleshooting and inter-departmental support for Accounts Payable
  • Provides full service support throughout requisitioning, procurement, and payment processes (product search, electronic tool support, and AP discrepancy resolution
  • Gather information from agreements, catalogs & suppliers to obtain pricing, availability, specifications
  • Prepare and maintain on-going management reports and other duties as assigned
  • Oversee acceptable supplier performance with stakeholders and the regions
  • Work closely with Legal and Stakeholders to develop and execute new contracts or improve existing contracts all of which shall include performance metrics, preferred pay terms
  • Oversee the regular, cross-functional review and update of category related policies with key stakeholders
  • Procures goods and services, develops proposals and/or negotiates contracts of high risk and complexity consistent with customer requirements
  • Develops and/or manages proposals, contracts and/or programs involving highly complex, high risk goods and services
  • Works with functional and executive management to ensure early procurement/contracts involvement in developing strategic plans
Qualifications for procurement professional
  • Initiate and lead strategic initiatives and projects to support the flawless launch of New Products
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • 10-15 years leading global procurement organizations encompassing sourcing, supplier management, supplier quality management and procurement execution
  • Demonstrated ability to establish goals and build/enhance a global organization to accomplish
  • Minimum 5 years proven purchasing experience in Indirect Sourcing, contract negotiation and supplier management
  • Ability to understand and address regional cultural and structural business differences

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