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Indeed is seeking a highly motivated Global Procurement Buyer (IT) to join our Global Procurement team. This person will be responsible for purchasing goods and services for our IT department. You must possess an analytical mind, an ability to build and strengthen relationships with internal stakeholders as well as external vendors, and a desire to make a meaningful impact on a dynamic, high-growth technology company. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can both manage and execute multiple projects under pressure in a fun, results-oriented work environment. This role will be based in Austin, TX.
Purchase goods and services in line with specified cost, quality, delivery targets focused on defined Service Level Agreements (SLA’s)
Prepare and convert purchase orders from approved requisitions
Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers reviewing opportunities to achieve savings
Support the purchasing function and stakeholders, communicating any supply challenges that could impact business operations
Serve as a liaison between suppliers and IT department on purchasing processes and new projects and activities
Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and maintain excellent communication
Contact suppliers to resolve all queries through error management reconciliation
Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
Conduct research for new supplier evaluation towards customer satisfaction
Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation
Provide cost analysis and review cost reduction activities
Prepare monthly and quarterly metric reports
Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures for the E2EP2P process
Work closely with procurement team to review opportunities for continuous business improvements
Bachelor’s degree required
2-4 years of experience in procurement commodities (experience supporting IT preferred)
Knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown
Working knowledge of commonly-used procurement concepts, practices, and procedures
Experience working closely with suppliers
Ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers
Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem solving abilities.
Keen attention to detail and accuracy
Computer literate, Intaact and intermediate MS Office and Google Suite knowledge (experience with ERP / P2P procurement system management a plus)
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