Contract IT Procurement Specialist in Raleigh, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 12/18/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/18/2020

Job Description


Job Number: 39945


Contract IT Procurement Specialist


Job Description:

Our client, based out of Raleigh, NC, is in need of a contract IT Procurement Specialist to join their team. The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for administering the renewals for IT hardware and software maintenance/support and licensing to ensure continuity of coverages. This position will ensure that any problems with the day-to-day delivery of services provided by the Service Provider are minimized. This is a remote contract opportunity that is expected to last 3 months.


Responsibilities:


  • Support sourcing strategies that coincide with corporate and divisional objectives, providing the company competitive advantage in all areas of the business.

  • Manage and facilitate all facets of IT maintenance/support activities between the IT business units and their suppliers.

  • Work in conjunction with the IT Business owners to verify requirements.

  • Capture detailed data and add to ServiceNow contracts module for reporting and scheduling renewals.

  • Savings and Forecasting

  • Work with Finance, providing detail for renewal information to be used to create purchase orders in Oracle cloud.

  • Work with IT leaders, business owners and Finance to evaluate spend, strategies and budgeting for M&R.

  • Own internal savings reporting tools such as the P&L Savings Tracker.

  • Assist to identify, qualify and manage suppliers, negotiating cost, quality, and delivery performance.

  • Manage and optimize supplier performance, including continuous improvement, innovations, obsolescence and reduction in total cost of ownership.

  • Persuade and partner with business leaders to drive savings and improve business compliance.

  • Work closely with Accounts Payable assisting with invoicing issues

  • Establish, manage and coach team to clear objectives and performance expectations.


Education Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree

  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) Preferred


Desired Background/Skills:


  • Cross-functional business team environment experience preferred.

  • Capable of being adaptable/flexible and working in a fast paced environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills.

  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills.


Qualifications:


  • Advanced knowledge of procurement principles, theories and processes.

  • Ability to accomplish results through others, particularly by establishing relationships, effective controls and monitoring processes

  • Proficiency in Oracle/PeopleSoft Purchasing and e-Procurement application or other procurement applications.


Other Information:




    Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.