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Procurement Specialist Job

Full Job Title: Procurement Specialist

Job Number: 1804187

Location: Tampa, FL

Date Posted: 6-13-2018

Provides preparation and administration commercial vendor contract terms and conditions in accordance with company policies and legal requirements. Implements category management strategies to reduce costs (both direct and indirect) and increase value to company. Assists with vendor management activities on an as-needed basis as directed.

Essential Functions:
  • Under general direction, reviews and negotiates standard and non-standard vendor contracts including but not limited to procurement contracts, professional services agreements, and purchase orders.
  • Ensures compliance with procedures developed as they relate to vendor contracts administration, and other contract related risk management and compliance issues.
  • Interface, communicate with, and educate company's associates in the performance of company's Contract Review Approval, and Execution Policy and Purchasing Procedures.
  • Ensure appropriateness of contract revisions to company approved contracting standards.
  • At the direction of Procurement management, research, analyze, and track contractual financial obligations for accounting purposes.
  • At the direction of Procurement management, research and analyze contractual issues.
  • Compile, summarize and analyze data and facts regarding operations and other legal and business information as needed.
  • Propose solutions to problems identified for discussion by Procurement management.
  • Works closely with Legal Department.
  • Serves as the point of contact for both internal customers and vendors.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.
Additional Responsibilities:Candidate Education:
  • Required A High School or GED
  • Preferred A Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • Preferred or equivalent work experience
Candidate Experience:
  • Required 3 years of experience in Purchasing, Procurement, or Vendor Contracting
Candidate Skills:Licenses and Certifications:
  • Preferred Other Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)
Technical Skills:Languages:

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