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Procurement Specialist Senior

Company: PT Systems
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Procurement Specialist Senior - 63814-1

Location: Oakland, CA or Remote in California

Pay Rates: DOE W-2 Oakland - DOE W-2 remote

Duration: 12 months possible extension
(Hire Manager PTO July 4 - Aug 2)


--- Manage relationship with business unit and act as a trusted advisor and provide leadership through sourcing strategy advice and consultation to best achieve the business strategy and objectives
--- Capture and aggregate business requirements for sourcing support requested
--- Build and execute procurement plan with Business Units
--- Analyze business unit demand and support overall capacity planning and alignment.
--- Capture/Define demand forecasts and annual budget and provide supplier/market insights as part of business unit plans
--- Provide guidance to Business partners and seek alignment to influence spend and cost savings through vendor rationalization and driving economies of scale
--- Analyze the supply market to identify best sources for acquisition of goods and services
--- Manage RFx process - Manage vendor selection and qualification through a competitive bid process for goods and/or services
--- Lead, structure and guide business partners on complex contracts
--- Research cost drivers and conduct industry analysis for the development of negotiation strategy. Conduct spend analytics.
--- Utilize contract templates and create contract draft documents that fully encompass the business requirements. Write and negotiate Statements of Work
--- Assist the Business in maintaining compliance with all Blue Shield policies regarding contracting and purchasing
--- Assist the Business to resolve vendor management issues such as vendor disputes and/or vendor termination. Facilitate vendor risk management, due diligence and on boarding activities

Must Have Skills:

Bachelor's degree required;
Sourcing/Intake - RFx process, analytics, negotiation
Planning and process oriented
Clear and simple communication
Building rapport
MS Word and Excel

Nice to Have Skills:

MBA preferred
Not required but a plus - Certified Outsourcing Professional or Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM)
Expertise driving RFx process
Supplier analytics - rationalization/cost savings
Working with multiple stakeholders across functional areas
Multi-disciplinary (experience in multiple functional areas)
Comfortable with complexity and ambiguity

Keywords: PT Systems, Oakland , Procurement Specialist Senior, Other , Oakland, California

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