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IT PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

Kelly Services
Allentown, PA 18103
**BH: 3660540**


***** MUST BE ABLE TO WORK AS AN EMPLOYEE ***** **_NO Corp-to-Corp_** ***** REMOTE/onsite - blend *****


Our Client is expanding and currently seeks an


**IT PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST**


**_For a 6+ assignment with possible extensions!! COULD GO DIRECT!!_**


Leverage your **IT PROCUREMENT** experience to help take your


career with our Client to the **_"Next Level"_** **for 2021** **_and_** **_beyond!!_**


**_***NOTE*** If your experience is not in this area of specialty, please refrain from sending your resume._**


**Client Location:** Allentown, Pennsylvania


**Position is currently remote, but must report to this location when COVID restrictions are lifted.**


**Overview:**


Our Client seeks an IT Procurement Specialist responsible for sourcing activities in support of Global IT, Facilities, Human Resources and other corporate groups that have the need for procurement activities. As such, the position is charged with developing sourcing strategies, negotiating, implementing. and maintaining competitively advantageous supply arrangements. The position is also expected to proactively develop cost optimization initiatives in these categories.


The IT Procurement Specialist is required to have a clear working knowledge of the supply competitiveness drivers, key suppliers in the market, and supply marketplace dynamics. This position plays a critical supplier relationship management role to ensure alignment with business strategies. The position will typically interface at senior management levels within the suppliers organization.


You will be primarily responsible for all global supply management activities supporting Corporate categories including all areas of HR, IT (applications, infrastructure, security) and facility related categories. Responsibilities include development of sourcing strategies, leading competitive sourcing processes (RFI, RFP), negotiating supply agreements, and managing key vendor relationships.


**Requirements:**

5 years managing strategic sourcing categories.

Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with key suppliers.

Strong data analytics capabilities, including proficiency in Excel based analytics such as pivot tables and other advanced functions.

Proficiency in preparing and delivering presentations to internal stakeholders.


**Position Responsibilities:**


Develop, negotiate, implement, and sustain supply contracts consistent with business objectives.

Monitor, communicate, and respond to changing market conditions and business drivers on a global basis to maximize leverage and minimize risk.

Lead cross-functional teams involved in supplier discovery and supplier qualification.

Work closely with supported businesses to ensure stability and cost effectiveness of supply.

Bring innovative supplier solutions to maximize value proposition across the supply chain.

Manage supplier performance and maintain interface at senior levels of supplier organizations.

Accountable for policy and compliance management.

Ensure that the sourcing process is consistent with the necessary regulatory and legal requirements.

Balancing workload across the enterprise to maximize effective use of resources.


Sound Negotiating skills.

Knowledge of contract terms and conditions.

Ability to collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders and external suppliers for assigned categories.

Identifies and champions innovative solutions.

Strong influencing, communication, and facilitative skills.

Ability to bring teams together to achieve targets and goals (including cost savings).


**Education:** 4 year degree **_MANDATORY._**


**Important information:**


+ **There is no per diem with this position**

+ **There is no relocation budgeted for this position.**

+ **If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs.**

+ **MUST be able to work without sponsorship or VISA transfer for this position.**


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


By partnering with Kelly Technology, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-09-24 Expires: 2021-10-25

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