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Sr. Buyer in Dallas, TX at NextGen

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/4/2019

Job Description

Sr. Buyer

6 Months contract for now

Dallas, TX 75201

7:30am - 5:30pm

M-F

Comments/Special Instructions
Seeking candidates with a high-level of professionalism, strong verbal communication skills, contract experience in merger and acquisitions extremely valuable

Responsibilities:

  • Manage procurement work queue; requesting quote and placing purchase orders
  • Strong relationships skill supporting internal customers timeline and deliverables
  • Evaluate supplier performance over contractual term(s)
  • Provide execution support of selected contract rationalization opportunities with key suppliers
  • Identify strategic supplier contract improvement opportunities.
  • Provide, communicate, and implement effective sourcing approaches that meet organizational goals
  • Manage negotiation of contract terms (with Legal assistance) including pricing and volume discounts
  • Research current state contracts, inventories, costs, and future state requirements in support of sourcing and negotiation strategies that drive value capture
  • Analyze data to support effective contract approaches with fact based options
  • Coordinate with internal IT Asset Management personnel for capture of data and for communication of contracting results

Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years of IT procurement experience required, preferably in the technology and engineering industry
  • 4 - year business degree required, supply chain management degree or background a plus
  • Experience managing IT procurements through Requests for Quotes and Purchase order execution
  • Experience placing IT procurement supporting moderately complex software procurements
  • Experience interfacing and working with suppliers; including major negotiations for hardware and software agreements
  • Experience working for a large company with $1B+ sales required
  • Great communication and analytical skills required
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and process improvement skills
  • Adapts quickly, independent and ability to make immediate impact

Experience with ERP Procurement Systems such as Oracle R12 preferred