Job ID 13161 – Sr. Procurement Specialist

Type: Contract
**This is a long-term contract assignment that is expected to go until 9/30/2020; there may be potential for full-time conversion depending on their performance / attendance and available budget**

Location: St. Petersburg, 33716

Pay: $25.00-$29.00/hour DOE
 

Job Duties

  • Develop business relationships to gain an understanding of their requirements, to assist in the execution of their strategic goals and objectives
  • Negotiate and process less complex and lower risk contracts and SOW's executed against existing Master Services Agreements and aligned with defined sourcing strategies and plans
  • Participate in joint meetings with internal clients to assist in the data collection required for forecasting, demand management, and supplier selection
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to assist with gathering requirements, supplier negotiation preparation, contracting and on boarding process for various products and services
  • Lead less complex Request for Proposals (RFPs) and e-auctions for various products and services
  • Support the Strategic Sourcing team on major RFP's and significant Procurement engagements
  • Ensure compliance to Company and Procurement policies, procedures and processes
  • Maintain appropriate technical and industry knowledge for Procurement 

Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of procurement experience specifically contract negotiation and management
  • Some knowledge and research of nationwide construction practices
  • Experience negotiating construction deals with 3rd party contractors
  • Experience / knowledge of sourcing, negotiation and contracting best practices
  • Knowledge and experience in negotiating and executing Statements of Work and other contracts

Preferred & Soft Skills

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent, Bachelor's Degree is highly preferred
  • Experience within the financial services industry is a plus, but not required
  • Superb written and oral communication skills; professional and concise

 

 

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