Specialist, Procurement Job Description

Specialist, Procurement Job Description

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Specialist, procurement provides insight and best practices to the sourcing/procurement teams as needed for contract negotiations strategies, sourcing strategies, supplier management, stakeholder management, and risk management.

Specialist, Procurement Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide support by training requestor and request approver end users on Purchasing System, educate end users on purchasing processes, trouble-shoot and resolve issues
Coordinate Request for Quote (RFQ) process through gathering of requirements, solicitation of bids, preparation of scorecard, recommendation of source, communication of award and non-award of business, and archival of appropriate documentation
Demonstrates expertise in specific commodity areas, developing in-depth knowledge of the industry, its competitive dynamics, technological and product trends, the suppliers and their capabilities
Work closely with the business units in understanding requirements, identifying alternatives, and supporting tactical buying requests
Work closely with engineering to manage the certification processes for software
Research and standardize vendor, software and version names part of internal software catalog
Creating the strategy for commercialisation
Developing and deploying best in class standardised processes
Measuring internal customer satisfaction levels and recommending action plans when
Develop and implement tools to control and monitor all contracts

Specialist, Procurement Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Specialist, Procurement

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPM, JIT, CPSM, ISM, NAPM, ISO, FAC, CPCM, 9001

Education for Specialist, Procurement

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Specialist, Procurement

Desired skills for specialist, procurement include:

Category management
P&L and balance sheet
Sourcing strategies design and implementation
Stakeholder management
Supplier relationship management
Ms excel and other Microsoft office tools
People soft systems and other financial tools used in IHG

Desired experience for specialist, procurement includes:

Comprehensive knowledge of purchasing and an understanding of supply chain management
Ability to manage the end-to-end Purchase to Pay process
Ensure that the Procurement Policy and The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and Circular 10/10 are strictly applied across the University
Institute a disciplined strategic sourcing process with a focus on continuous improvement in total cost, quality and service
Prepare and distribute formal bid solicitations
IIPMM/APICS Qualified, or other relevant qualification

Specialist, Procurement Examples


Specialist, Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a specialist, procurement. 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 specialist, procurement
  • Maintains accurate records and receipts of all reimbursement, travel, and purchasing transactions
  • Performs budget management-related duties
  • Reconciles and corrects financial transaction records and initiates change orders and JVs between different department accounts as needed
  • Completes general office duties including filing, copying, proofreading, editing, researching data, preparing and processing correspondence, establishing and processing printed documents
  • Supervises student workers and complete related tasks including recruitment, training, scheduling, and personnel paperwork
  • Performs administrative duties associated with scheduling and coordinating meetings for Marshall CIO
  • Develop and execute measurement tools to accurately gauge supplier performance (quality, delivery)
  • Project managing NPI, Process Improvements, Supplier selection (including
  • Drive performance on KPIs including
  • Communicating via
Qualifications for specialist, procurement
  • Demonstrated track record of successful influencing, partnering and working with stakeholders and business partners in a complex environment
  • Experience of successfully executing procurement projects
  • Ability of be able to collect, consolidate, analyze, summarize and report on large volumes of data
  • Honours Bachelor's Degree in Business or similar HETAC level 8 course
  • Extensive knowledge in Market Research and Commodity Management (Metals, Plastics, Resin, Chemicals, Packaging) in any large scale manufacturing environment
  • Proven MS Office skills, to generate

Specialist, Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist, procurement. 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 specialist, procurement
  • Support site MRO and Capital Expense needs of the site
  • Adjust working hours as required to support communication with a global supplier base
  • Review and vet preferred vendors and top suppliers annually, re-bid as appropriate based on market drivers, pricing, quality, business objectives
  • Prepare, maintain, and review records, purchasing files, reports and price lists related to the Purchasing function as needed to demonstrate the internal controls, KPI’s
  • Maintains records on purchase price information on both open market and contract purchases and revises these as conditions changes
  • Obtains certifications of delivery and conducts check against orders
  • Regular communication with suppliers for service, price, or delivery issues
  • Ensures all QHSE principles and recommendations are followed
  • Communicates with domestic suppliers to make sure orders are picked up in a timely manner, if required, as per supplier promise dates
  • Monitors contractor’s performance to ensure their compliance with company’s requirements
Qualifications for specialist, procurement
  • At least 5 years of Procurement experience at Buyer level or higher
  • 3 years experience with working knowledge on procurement-to-pay processes, contract administration and strategic sourcing support
  • Experience in the use of ERP technology
  • Ability to gather and analyse data and calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area and volume
  • BS degree in business administration or equivalent relevant experience and education
  • Project Management skills or experience also a plus

Specialist, Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a specialist, procurement. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for specialist, procurement
  • Establishes credibility with peers and supervisors and makes good use of their time
  • Exercises judgment in making decisions
  • Development, planning and execution of an Assessment Plan for Third Parties focusing on compliance with regulations, company policies and a focus on federal consumer finance laws
  • Coordinate, plan and execute assessments for third parties
  • Review assessment findings, score the assessment, and create reporting to be shared with management
  • Hold suppliers accountable for honoring contractual and SOW obligations to include meeting KPI’s
  • Works closely with managers to classify vendors by importance to the business
  • Point of contact for vendor information, evaluation or assessments
  • Assist with respect to the identification and assessment of vendor risks
  • Ensure business complies with corporate vendor management policies
Qualifications for specialist, procurement
  • 3+ years experience in Procurement (practical & strategic)
  • Indirect procurement knowledge
  • A Team player and able to work independently under tight schedule
  • The successful candidate will likely have significant work experience and strong knowledge of Printing and Paper, managing supplier relationships, supply chain, and business process improvement, process and tools
  • Experience in distribution or logistics
  • Understanding and application of functional management approaches and leading and acting in cross-functional teams

Specialist, Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a specialist, procurement. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for specialist, procurement
  • Apply and produce creative approaches to deliver savings for the account
  • Lead and influence cross functional and globally diverse teams
  • Sales quotation
  • Sales order
  • Equipment orders (PO) / Timing determination between vendors and customers
  • Resource planning (scheduling)
  • Staging
  • Punch list
  • Handling a moderate number of buying situations at the same time
  • Ensuring adherence to all company policies and prevailing business regulations
Qualifications for specialist, procurement
  • Follow up on vendor related issues and set corrective actions to improve vendor performance
  • Communicate, coordinate, and lead product changes effectively
  • Ensure complete and reliable data accuracy
  • Engage supplier in capacity planning and strategic new business development opportunities
  • Problem Solving skills - gathers and analyzes information skillfully and provide solutions in complex situations
  • Customer Service – Provide for quality customer service

Specialist, Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a specialist, procurement. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for specialist, procurement
  • Specifically maintain or improve our Terms of Payment in line with ongoing business requirements
  • Establishing Contracts of Supply and Pricing Agreements where applicable
  • Maintaining all relevant cost and lead time information required for all major business processes
  • Sourcing and evaluating new suppliers where required and as part of our continuous improvement philosophy
  • Providing local management with performance reports on a when required basis
  • Chairing Key Supplier Meetings
  • Responsibility for the management of the inventory by assisting in the receipt of purchased materials and services and keeping detailed records of purchases and stocks
  • Maintaining purchase prices within IFS
  • Co-ordinating stock takes in conjunction with Finance and assist with maintaining ERP System
  • Writing RFP's
Qualifications for specialist, procurement
  • Experience working in an international and matrix organization
  • Ability to effectively communicate with and influence senior management, advanced presentation skills
  • Supplier base management, supplier lifecycle e2e management
  • Solid computer skills using Microsoft suite of products company database
  • Purchasing system experience
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in project procurement execution

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