Kelly Services Procurement Specialist, IT Contract Renewal Specialist in Andover, Massachusetts

Procurement Specialist, IT Contract Renewal Specialist located in Andover, MA .

Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a 15 Month Contract opportunity to work as a Procurement Specialist in a prestigious Fortune 500 Medical Device company located in Andover, MA.

Procurement Specialist, IT Contract Renewal Specialist

Job Title: Category Specialist, Indirect Procurement

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Cost Savings: The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Global Category Lead to identify cost savings opportunities across the company.

  • Team Work: Provide support to internal customers in collaboration with the Global Category Lead by assisting with the sourcing process and minimizing risk associated with contracting and procurement-related activities.

  • Technical Skills: Demonstrated project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects at one time.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as Procurement support for the Global Category Lead with responsibility for stakeholder project work.

  • Interface with business stakeholders to support their project objectives in collaboration with the Global Category Lead and identify cost-savings and efficiency opportunities.

  • Respond to supplier service and / or quality issues to mitigate negative impact on the company.

  • Meet or exceed all budget deflation for business projects.

  • Monitor and improve existing prices and service levels.

  • Conduct Requests for Quotes (tenders); negotiate contracts; use sourcing tools (i.e. bid processes, benchmarks, competitive market data) to drive savings.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related technical field, such as Finance, Accounting, Business, or similar fields.

  • At least 7 years of relevant experience through work in Manufacturing or Service companies with over 5 years relevant indirect procurement experience.

  • Proven track record in negotiation and prioritization skills.

  • Excellent communication skills. Must be fluent in English.

Required Experience

  • Experience in working with financial information to develop consensus and buy-in for data-based decisions.

  • Demonstrated project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects.

  • Strong customer service mindset.

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint.

Relevant Experience

  • Experience in purchasing / procurement activities such as tenders, negotiations, and contracts.

  • Experienced with principles and procedures related to contract terms and conditions.

  • Knowledgeable in benchmarking, indexes, and competitive data

SUMMARY

The Category Specialist, Indirect Procurement serves as the Procurement support for the Global Category Lead and business stakeholders. In this capacity, the individual is responsible for cost savings and value-adding benefit. S/he will help identify, select, and steward preferred suppliers for the corresponding business partners. The Category Specialist interfaces with business stakeholders to support their project objectives as well as to identify and prioritize cost-savings opportunities. In addition, this person will respond to supplier service and / or quality issues to mitigate negative impact on the company. The Category Specialist is expected to assist the Global Category Lead to meet or exceed all budget deflation and productivity commitments for business projects.

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the “submit now” button below to submit your resumes. Please contact Kaitlyn McEldowney (kaif941@kellyservices.com) for immediate consideration.

By working with Kelly in this role, you would be eligible for:

  • A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks

  • Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options

  • Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

  • Several employee discounts

  • And more!

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