Strategic Procurement Officer

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Strategic Procurement Officer
The Office of Strategic Procurement
Finance & Business Services
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Job ID: 5542 - FT - Unclassified (salaried)
Unclassified - FT (Salaried)
Plans and conducts strategic sourcing process on defined opportunities, engaging key stakeholders in the process, to meet departments' procurement needs
Maintains deep category expertise through understanding and application of industry developments, marketplace trends, emerging technology, new techniques, leading practices, and shared experiences
Develops and maintains relationships with departments for purposes of gathering, analyzing and conveying information to support category management and strategic sourcing efforts
Manages key supplier relationships and conducts periodic business reviews to drive savings through innovation and resolve issues and disputes
Reviews and processes requisitions and bid requests above established dollar threshold amounts in assigned categories in timely manner
Develops and maintains Sourcing Plan that coordinates the sourcing and contract management activities within assigned categories to deliver targeted benefits
Measures and reports benefits delivered through strategic sourcing and ongoing contract management activities
Duties/Physical Demands:
Ability to make decisions with potentially limited information and data or with conflicting stakeholder interests.
Resolve supplier related disputes.
Diagnosing system issues may be required at times.
Self-motivated and able to work independently
Minimum Qualifications:
3+ years of procurement or supply chain experience, or other relevant experience
4-year college degree
Preferred Qualifications:
The development of effective sourcing strategies that result in year over year cost savings and process improvements
Data Collection and Analysis
Business intelligence and analytics
Catalog Strategy Execution
Issue Resolution / Problem Solving
Microsoft Office
ERP Systems knowledge and experience
eProcurement application experience including eInvoice, eSourcing, and system support/administration
Experience working in an academic/higher education organization or in a cyclical service delivery environment is a major plus
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Required Documents:
Cover Letter, List of Three References, Resume
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