|Reference # :||20-07514||Title :||Vendor Management Purchasing Analyst|
|Location :||Lehi, UT|
|Experience Level :||Start Date / End Date :||07/20/2020 / 07/30/2021|
12 months (with the high possibility of extension)
This role is open to mid-level/sr experience levels and specific duties will include but are not limited to the following:
The Purchasing Analyst performs activities related to the purchasing of materials, equipment and services for internal company use. Implements and communicates company policies and procedures for purchasing. Reviews purchase requests for completeness and compliance with company requirements; negotiates with vendors and approves purchases of authorized amounts or size. Maintains and updates purchasing orders, systems, and documentation. Monitors the cost, schedule and performance metrics of contracts and subcontracts.
In addition, the opportunity may include more specialized focus including managing the relationship and monitors performance of information technology vendors contracted for the delivery of outsourced services. Works closely with the information technology user groups and contracted service providers to assess internal needs and vendor performance. Establishes and monitors service level agreements. Audits contractual compliance, solicits feedback from users, and communicates scorecards to vendors. Coordinates lifecycle activities such as incident management, compliance audits, software licensing and software/hardware upgrades and maintenance. Performs cost and spend analysis to identify cost effective solutions for existing and future contracts.
Requires knowledge of vendor management and procurement practices, processes, tools, and techniques
High attention to detail and the exercise of sound judgment and decision-making
Has solid written and verbal communications, time management, and interpersonal skills enabling cooperation across an organization with outstanding leaders, developers and product teams.
Must be able to achieve demanding deadlines without requiring constant follow-up
Able to reorder priorities on short-notice and adapt to changing requirements
Consistent record of goal-focused and driven value expansion.
Working knowledge of finance and/or accounting with regards to budgeting, cost management, financial accounting, treasury, risk management, etc.
Experience with an ERP system / Knowledge of Purchase-to-Pay process (e.g. SAP) (Preferred)
Knowledge of broad industry dynamics on the buy-side (and the sell-side), but also the internal knowledge and "language of the business?
Autonomous responsibility of your workload and the expectation to prioritize effectively. Flexible working times based on company needs is a requirement and should be expected at various times through the business year and quarter.
Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred (preference in Business Management, Supply Chain, IT)
1+ years experience in Vendor Management, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Supply Chain and/or Program Management in an complex, global procurement environment supporting a technology based portfolio.
Role is open to mid-level to sr-level experience.