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Senior IT Buyer (Remote)

Kelly Services
Wilmington, DE 19893 Work Remotely
**The Role and Responsibilities**


The Senior IT Buyer collaborates with Functional Leaders, Business Leaders, Procurement Category Leaders & Suppliers to implement sourcing strategies and projects to meet business objectives. This role working with a small team that supports the multiple categories of IT sourcing, including IT Services, Software, SaaS solutions, and hardware. Responsibilities include acting as Buyer of Record (BOR) to manage and execute new agreements with suppliers and negotiate terms and conditions as needed. The buyer is expected to collaborate with Category Managers and translate category strategies to projects which deliver value to internal stakeholders. The buyer will analyze spend and market intelligence data to take internal needs to market and pursue and qualify new suppliers who meet Client requirements. The buyer will establish and maintain relationships with key suppliers through development of SLAs and KPIs. The position requires strong client engagement to understand site and stakeholder requirements.


**Your Key Responsibilities:**


+ Act as Buyer of Record on procurement managed agreements with key suppliers and negotiate terms & conditions

+ Execute and own new projects, assemble bid packages, and in many cases directly engage the supply-base for pricing and deal initiation

+ Monitors and ensure suppliers are meeting/exceeding all required service level agreements and key performance indicators.

+ Collaborate with teams from Client to understand business and regional needs and develops and executes multi-year unique commodity procurement strategies, identify and select suppliers, negotiate pricing and terms and conditions for global research spend.

+ Drive negotiations with suppliers.

+ Manage supplier relationships (SRM) with key strategic suppliers.

+ Engage in dispute resolution and conduct regular and disciplined client engagement for continuous improvement processes.

+ Deliver documented savings from bid processes, negotiations, and innovative savings opportunities.

+ Provide Contract Administration with pertinent contract information and periodic training on contract and agreement content and interpretation, and drives compliance through rapid and complete implementation.

+ Manage communications with suppliers and serve as key point of contact for Client Businesses on contractual matters.

+ Create & evaluate market facts and trends (market intelligence) in order to define implications for sourcing strategies.

+ Provide a fact based understanding of current supply base and intelligence on contracts terms.

+ Maintain suppliers and commodity strategies in the appropriate databases.


**Your Qualification Profile:**


+ Bachelors degree in Engineering, Sciences, Information Technology for Supply Chain, Business or related field or Procurement/Sourcing equivalent work experience

+ 5+ years of demonstrated procurement experience preferred

+ Certified Six Sigma Green Belt is preferred.

+ A high-level of confidence interacting and negotiating with suppliers

+ Ability to evaluate raw spend data, interpersonal skills to extract the project story from site users and bring it to market in a way that excites the approached suppliers

+ Excellent interpersonal skills with suppliers and internal stakeholders to accelerate project execution

+ Ability to own and manage multiple projects at a time, across multiple plants. Intermediate project management skills are a must.

+ Demonstrated competency in driving execution, global business acumen, championing change, customer orientation and building competitive advantage

+ Proven ability to deliver results

+ Demonstrates ability to analyze complex problems with respect to their financial impact on the supply chain objectives

+ Occasional travel may be required depending on projects and initiatives

+ Intermediate-Strong MS Office application proficiency

+ Ability to effectively interact with and influence people at all levels and varied cultures within and outside of Client.


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


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.


**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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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Posted: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-29

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