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Procurement Manager

Kelly Services
Waltham, MA 02454
**Procurement Manager**



Kelly Services is currently seeking **Procurement Manager** for one of our top clients in **Waltham, MA** .



**JOB TITLE: Procurement Manager**



**WORK LOCATION:** Waltham, MA



**DURATION:** 5 Months (Temporary / Contract)



**JOB** **_DESCRIPTION:_**



**The Sourcing / Procurement Program Specialist** is a blended role and must have the ability to form and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with important companys suppliers in order to ensure continual improvement in sourcing. Fulfill daily obligations, this position is highly tactical and requires the incumbent to thrive in an ever changing fast pace environment and work seamlessly with all levels of personnel.


**MANAGER TOP 5 REQUIREMENTS**

1.Contract Negotiation experience with suppliers (terms, conditions and pricing)

2.Business operations experience (Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Finance, Program)

3.Strong business sense and financial acumen

4.Familiarity with procurement tools (spend analytics, contract management, P2P)

5.Five Effective at prioritizing and managing multiple project simultaneously


**Duties and Responsibilities**

Lead projects assigned for various Enterprise Procurement Programs (Travel, Corp Cars, Fleet)

Develop, lead and execute purchasing/category strategies for various indirect services spend categories (Marketing, HR, Professional Services, Travel, Financial Services)

Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness

Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms

Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation

Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power

Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking

Assess, manage and mitigate risks

Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers

Determine quantity and timing of deliveries

Research potential vendors

Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers

Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing

Track orders and ensure timely delivery

Review quality of purchased products

Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases

Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices

Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analysis

Maintain Inventory records


**Technical Qualifications**

Computer literate: Microsoft products, Excel expert / Proficient with use of Concur (travel software)

Industry knowledge preferred


**Behavioral Qualifications**

Get it done attitude

Multi tasker, has the ability to research tasks online and self-learn

Clear communicator and maintains a high level of professionalism in behavior and quality of work

Enjoys change

Expert negotiation skills


**Experience**

Proven working experience as purchasing manager, agent or officer

Strong experience with sourcing process, vendor management, contract negotiations

Interest in market dynamics along with business sense

A knack for negotiation and networking

Working experience of vendor management software

Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures

Solid judgement along with decision making skills

Strong leadership skills


**Preferences**

Degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration

Participate in Drafting and Contract Negotiations

Negotiate contract renewals, place bids to obtain the business of new vendors, discuss pricing, and monitor all aspects of the terms of a contract.

They work in conjunction with legal counsel to include all of the details of their negotiation. Once the contract is complete they submit necessary paperwork and communicating contact deals with their company.





**Why Kelly?**



Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.



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

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*



**Let us help advance your career today.**






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



Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.




**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. 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2019-10-14 Expires: 2019-12-14

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