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Procurement Manager in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A well-established and growing company is seeking an Procurement Manager to join their team! Ideally, we are seeking candidates with 3-7 years of experience in procurement, and strong experience with software such as SAP, Oracle or 3PL.



Responsibilities

  • Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs


Requirements

  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration preferred.