Procurement Senior Job Description

Procurement Senior Job Description

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Procurement senior provides leaders with insights and support with the overall business unit forecasting/annual expense planning and budgeting processes.

Procurement Senior Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective procurement senior job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included procurement senior job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Guide budget holders through the tendering process that they carry out themselves to ensure that the tender exercise is effective
Ensure suppliers involved in the tendering process are not limited to those suppliers that have been used in the past by exploring new options
Develop negotiation strategies and participate in negotiations with vendors on price, delivery, terms
Develop the commercial relationships for a portfolio of suppliers of hardware and software products and services, and negotiate ‘best vaue’ commercial propositions on behalf of the client
Ensure the CSC acquisition process delivers commercial benefit, whilst nurturing existing relationships with key client and account stakeholder representatives
Conduct all role based activities in a way that meet’s the client’s security and compliance standards
Facilitate and implement an up to date contract management process, so as to ensure best value and performance, and to mitigate commercial risk
Proactively work with internal account stakeholders such as service delivery, project managers, finance, and the technical architecture group to facilitate optimal solutions at the best price
Deliver and champion benchmarking, reporting on savings, demand pipeline and other key performance metrics – contribute to wider team quarterly and annual performance management activities
Input to the account Procurement Services strategy

Procurement Senior Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Procurement Senior

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPM, CPSM, ISM, CPIM, FAC, CPCM, RCCA, CSCP, NAPM

Education for Procurement Senior

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Procurement Senior

Desired skills for procurement senior include:

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Budgeting and Forecasting
Marketing Expense Management
Operating expense planning
French
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Accounting principles
German
Systems and procedures
English language

Desired experience for procurement senior includes:

Facilitate ‘fast track’ ordering, and assist with Purchase Order Processing activity and office based transactional activity when help is required
Determine specifications for bid solicitation based on meetings with Internal Customers
Negotiate cost, delivery and service terms with suppliers and continuously reviews the market place for new and evolving goods and services, vendors, price trends, delivery trends and buying practice
Gain buy-in from in-house customers for use of approved suppliers
Ensure the placement of orders with Company approved suppliers and that each order is received, processed and shipped in accordance with the agreed upon terms and conditions
Review selection and award criteria which will be used with suppliers to evaluate bidder response

Procurement Senior Examples

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Procurement Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of procurement senior. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for procurement senior
  • Provide mentoring, coaching, performance reviews and career development for your team
  • Responsible for creation of survey questionnaire, maintenance and analysis of survey results
  • Responsible for Intelle and InfoPath forms request from global stakeholders
  • Should have the ability to individually own and drive process improvement initiatives
  • Compiles and analyzes data to perform price analysis and reviews proposals to establish price objectives
  • Identify and coordinate improvements to the overall SMI process and strategies
  • Provide exemplary supply chain leadership for suppliers and programs
  • Ensures that requirements (prime contract, quality, terms and conditions) are properly communicated to suppliers
  • Sources, develops and leads negotiation strategies, awards and documents purchases for materials, and services
  • Considered and SME across categories
Qualifications for procurement senior
  • 4+ years of experience within IT analysis/support function from a larger international organisation
  • Strong Excel, VBA, Access skills is a must
  • Understanding of SharePoint (Basics / Designer) – preferable
  • Understanding of Intelle, InfoPath forms – added advantage
  • Ability to gather and analyse information, design tests and verification procedures to confirm accuracy and strengths of a given control point
  • High energy and flexibility - can shoulder additional workload when necessary
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Procurement Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a procurement senior. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for procurement senior
  • Develops local category strategies for indirect spend categories in India
  • Support quality and cost objectives by developing and implementing sourcing strategies that ensure the total cost of materials and services purchased have considerable value and minimal risk
  • Support Category Managers and perform activities to source, manage, maintain, and implement contracts and purchase orders and the associated databases
  • Business experience in working with commercial contracts, including administering subcontractors’ agreements
  • A basic understanding of IT equipment and related items is required
  • Manage formalized risk mitigation programs to reduce vulnerability of supply chain interruptions
  • Understand regulatory & market requirements and their impacts on the supply chain
  • Initiate new vendor requests as solicited by campus departments
  • Resolve vendor invoice issues
  • Deliver responsive services to customers and stakeholders in alignment with the GSC Service Catalogue through processing requests received in ERP workflow
Qualifications for procurement senior
  • Collaborate with quality organization on initiatives to improve supplier quality, drive corrective actions to minimize future product rejections
  • Bachelor level degree in Business, Procurement, Finance or related field
  • Constructive handling of stressful situations
  • Collaborate with corporate supply chain, finance, and quality functions for support as needed
  • Travel as required to support new or continuing SMI engagements at remote sites as identified
  • Be comfortable working with team members and stakeholders at other locations
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Procurement Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of procurement senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for procurement senior
  • Discover profitable suppliers and build up business partnerships to execute organization purchase needs
  • Perform detailed cost analysis and execution to ensure cost saving target
  • Build up supplier relationship driving early supplier engagement into business needs
  • Strategically develop and implement commodity/supply chain strategies covering all Design & Construction and TSP Corporate goods and services, to deliver maximum value, leverage, and standardization
  • Manage the request for proposal (RFP), bid issuance/bid submission, bid leveling, award and contracting processes within Design & Construction and TSP Corporate
  • Negotiate and execute contracts and purchase orders to support business needs
  • In line with manufacturing requirements, develop and drive global cost reduction strategies which best leverage supplier expertise
  • Communicate effectively with senior leadership, providing key information to make data-based decisions to deliver on the company’s strategic and financial goals
  • Ensure effective operational controls, methods, and best practices are in place to drive a competitive advantage for the business
  • Lead global negotiations and manage supplier executive level relationships
Qualifications for procurement senior
  • Proven ability to resolve conflicts and problems quickly and effectively
  • Bachelor Degree in Business or Finance or similar or equivalent combination of education and experience (Bachelor Degree = 8 years of additional applicable experience)
  • 8+ years of experience with business operations, including strategic sourcing, supplier negotiations, contract formation, and contract administration supporting a commercial market
  • Experience with technical applications, including Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to show extensive negotiation expertise
  • Ability to draft contractual agreements for proposed procurements
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Procurement Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a procurement senior. 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 senior
  • Maintain an awareness of the latest buying techniques & theories, best practices, trends, legislative issues and market competitiveness information
  • Interact cross-functionally with all other departments and serve as an effective and value-added service for the entire organization
  • Update Price, Lead Time, Terms, in PIR’s and/or Contracts
  • Ensure that the SLAs for the process are met consistently and any gaps expected are highlighted well in advance to the Process Owner/Manager
  • Negotiate favorable contractual terms and conditions with suppliers
  • Develop and implement efficiencies, standardized tools, practices and procedures shortening the quotation, RFP and decision making and evaluation time
  • Reinforce through regular benchmarking, periodic RFP's, and supplier performance metrics
  • Highly visible position with regular interactions with senior management
  • High energy level with the ability to juggle multiple tasks in a proficient manner
  • Ability to determine sourcing for any outside processing -May coach other Buyers
Qualifications for procurement senior
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a procurement environment on nuclear projects
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to place a PO of simple to medium complexity and process a high volume of POs across various business units
  • Use standard computer systems focused on supplier management processes (Maximo and possibly SAP-PRISM)
  • Knowledge of buying a variety of commodities
  • Diploma holder with relevant 7 years of experiences OR BS/Associate Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or related field strongly preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a procurement senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for procurement senior
  • Review drawings, specifications and purchase history to determine sourcing strategy
  • Prepare and issue RFQs (requests for quotes) to suppliers, follow-up to assure understanding
  • If applicable work with supplier to prepare cost and pricing data in preparation for CAPA review in accordance with TINA
  • Conduct formal negotiations with suppliers to achieve fair and reasonable results
  • Formally document purchase orders including details of summary of award
  • Issue purchase orders via Exostar
  • Perform routine post-award management activities including PO acknowledgement, delivery status (upkeep PO notes), expedites, risk mitigation, receiving issues and invoice issues
  • Support communication meetings between suppliers and internal customers
  • Prompt and timely response to all internal customer requests
  • May be required to participate in supplier development activities
Qualifications for procurement senior
  • Bachelor’s Degree - Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Contract Administration, or similar discipline or combination of education and experience (Bachelor Degree = 8 years of additional applicable experience)
  • Bachelor’s degree is desired, preferably in business, healthcare administration or a related field
  • Previous purchased services, support servivces or consulting experience required
  • IOP qualification would be an advantage but is not essential
  • Bachelor Degree is required in a supportive field
  • Five years of experience in Purchasing is required

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