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Sr. Buyer in Nashville, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/31/2018
  • Job ID:
    SRBUY71899

Job Description

2 Sr. Buyer roles - PERM

Job Description

The Senior Procurement Buyer will partner with stakeholders, sourcing, and suppliers to proactively execute spend sourcing plans. This individual will be expected to build strong partnerships and execute leading practices.

Strategy Development:

  • Socialize and administer sourcing policy and rules of engagement with business stakeholders
  • Operate as the decision maker relative to execution of sourcing strategies including RFx, multi-bid, direct negotiations, etc.

Role Execution:

  • Operate as sourcing lead for low-dollar value/less-complex spend for products and services inclusive of financial viability analyses, market research, supplier risk, and negotiation plans
  • Educate requisitioners on sourcing best practices, capabilities and overall value to business
  • Partner with eSourcing and Supplier Management resources to capitalize on eSourcing tools and integrate vendor performance into decision making

Partner with contract administration and stakeholders on contract lifecycle management as necessary


  • 5+ years of purchasing/supply chain experience ideal
  • Strong software skills
  • Great communication and negotiation skills
  • Bachelor's Degree highly desired

Job Requirements

buyer, procurement, purchasing, supply chain, negotiation