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Procurement Manager

Kelly Services
Center Valley, PA 18034
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 3+ month, temp-hire opportunity as a Procurement Manager for a top fortune 500 company in Center Valley PA.


**Title:** Procurement Manager


**Duration:** 3+ months, temp-hire!


**Location:** Center Valley PA (will work a combination of on-site and remote)


**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**


+ Responsible for category planning, sourcing and supplier management in IT/Telecom area.

+ Demonstrates a total cost of ownership (TCO) savings mindset by developing and supporting long term category strategies with the Global IT/Telecom category Director.

+ Ensures implementation of category management - end to end sourcing category ownership by procurement (from demand specification, via development of TCO, Request for Information/Proposal/Quote processes through implementation plan and TCO savings monitoring)

+ Lead the development and execution of regional category sourcing strategies activities in respective spend area.

+ Facilitate the negotiation and contract review process, ensuring that appropriate solution and privacy review stakeholders are included.

+ Develop and manage relationships with internal clients and strategic suppliers.

+ Work closely with both stakeholder groups to ensure efficient cross- functional collaboration.

+ Support Global Procurement Center in the review and analysis of contract performance and spend in the IT/Telecom category.

+ Monitor and conduct review and analysis of contract performance and spending for categories.

+ Engage suppliers in addressing and correcting contract performance deficiencies.

+ Support business purchasers in proactive work with internal clients to identify, forecast and optimize demand and standardize specifications to reduce TCO.

+ Ensure that procurement services are provided according to procurement plan and within budgets, timescales and standards.

+ Plan project activities, prepare timelines and roadmaps.

+ Coordinate project activities, collaborate with project team members.

+ Prepare project deliverables within area of responsibility.

+ Monitor status of project and report to project stakeholders.

+ Manage category project budgets, preparing cost-to-completion projections, if needed calculate business case.

+ Organize meetings and workshops, prepare agendas, document key decisions, write meeting minutes.

+ Contribute to a positive work environment and promote teamwork; support/lead efforts to increase employee engagement.

+ Ensure meeting of high ethical standards related to strategic sourcing process.

+ Perform other related duties as assigned.


**Qualifications:**


+ Experience in leading sourcing team is a plus and in motivating and building bridges between stakeholders is essential.

+ Strong acumen of the IT industry in order to support global initiatives

+ Advanced ability on Microsoft Office suite of software is necessary.

+ Familiarity with procurement systems such as, but not limited to SAP Ariba, Coupa, etc.

+ Strong communication skills, both verbal and written are essential.

+ Must have demonstrated ability to deliver sourcing results in complex change management environment.

+ Must have a strong TCO mindset and have advanced skills in sourcing planning and negotiations.


**Education / Experience:**


+ Bachelors degree in business or engineering is required; Masters degree is preferred.

+ Preferred 8 years of experience in procurement, with at least two years experience in IT/Telecom procurement is required.


**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Michelle Niemira ( micn083@kellyservices.com ) for immediate consideration.


**Why Kelly?**


+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks

+ Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options

+ Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

+ Several employee discounts

+ And more!


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


As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.


**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: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-06-28

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