Job Title: Senior Procurement Specialist
Reporting to: Controller
Job Summary: We are looking for a seasoned and self-managing Senior Procurement Specialist to join our organization as we centralize procurement and inventory control processes from across our companies into this pioneer position. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and executing procurement strategies, managing vendor relationships, negotiating contracts, and ensuring on-time delivery of goods. This position requires expertise in inventory control, supply chain management, and purchasing practices.
- Develop and execute procurement strategies across a wide spectrum of products, from office supplies to software licensing and hardware.
- Collaborate with stakeholders to identify and assess procurement needs.
- Conduct market research to identify potential vendors and evaluate their products and services.
- Manage vendor relationships and negotiate contracts and pricing to ensure the best value for the organization.
- Identify cost-saving opportunities and implement measures to reduce procurement costs
- Manage the procurement process from requisition to delivery of goods and services.
- Maintain accurate procurement records and reports, including purchase orders, contracts, and invoices.
- Ensure compliance with procurement policies and procedures, including ethical and legal requirements.
- Implement inventory controls and reporting.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement. Preference given to those with experience in software licensing and technology purchasing.
- Experience managing vendor relationships and contracts.
- Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field (preferred).