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Procurement Analyst 3049

Procurement | Sunnyvale, CA | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

Procurement Analyst

Summary:

  • Support contracts for G&A departments including RFXs
  • Propose and drive opportunities for optimal cost savings through analysis of current spend and external category analysis and benchmarking
  • Lead contracts review and negotiation process to deliver agreements that include excellent long-term pricing models, measurable service level/performance criteria, effective remedies for non-performance, mechanisms for monitoring performance/remedies, etc.
  • Partner with legal team to ensure negotiations result in optimal terms
  • Work with vendor management staff and other departments as a team player to achieve desired goals
  • Effectively communicate the mission of vendor management and educate internal stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of purchasing-related experience 
  • Experience managing multiple commodity areas and procuring goods and services 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with contract management systems 
  • Experience with report writing tools (OBIEE)
  • Expertise in G&A categories and contracts, terms and negotiation 
  • Knowledge of competitive bidding and pricing 
  • Familiarity with Sarbanes Oxley and ERP Systems (Oracle 12)
  • Excellent communication, analytical, leadership and negotiating skills 
  • Confidence in dealing with other departments, outside representatives and upper management 
  • Ability to understand and interpret the difference between what stakeholders ask for, what they actually need and what contracts/buying arrangements may already exist to serve those needs
  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment

$25-$30 Per Hour, depending on experience               Sunnyvale CA  94085              6 Month Assignment