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Procurement Specialist
Ref No.: 18-14699
Location: White Plains, New York
Project Overview:
  • This role will support the Strategic Supply Management and will be responsible for performing procurement duties/functions to assist the Professional Services, and HR Categories with handling the day to day operations.
  • Areas of support also could include Legal, Marketing, Risk, and Insurance.
 
Functions and Responsibilities
  • Prepare RFP'S for client, including bid documents, price inquiries and addendums.
  • Identify potential vendors, as necessary, including available MWBE, MBE and SDVOB vendors for solicitation.
  • Develop required contract documents based on RFP results.
  • Ensure all contract documents are in compliance with client, and New York State guidelines.
  • Process Change orders as necessary.
  • Prepare Purchase orders as requested.
  • Post documents to NY State Contract Reporter as required.
  • Attend project meetings, including onsite meetings, as necessary.
  • Maintain diligent and thorough recordkeeping
 
Skills:
  • Microsoft Office/Outlook skills.
  • Ability to successfully prioritize work on multiple tasks.
  • Good organizational skills with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Ability to extract, comprehend and analyze data while determining the necessary course of action in an independent, professional and timely manner.
  • Exceptional customer service and strong interpersonal skills are required.
  • Ability to work in a government /utilities, highly regulated environment.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge and experience working in SAP and Ariba.
  • Knowledge of New York State procurement process is preferred.
 
Education and Certifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or related field or a minimum of 4 years of military experience in logistics.
  • Minimum 6 year of Procurement or related experience with focus on professional services/HR/Marketing contracts, service contracts.
  • Advancement towards Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) designation, preferred.