Procurement Agent 3

Rosemead - Hybrid, California

Unleash Your Procurement Expertise: Join Us as a Procurement Agent 3!

As a Procurement Agent 3, you’ll be instrumental in driving our procurement initiatives forward. From negotiating contracts to optimizing supplier relationships, you’ll play a pivotal role in ensuring our continued success and growth

Top Responsibilities:

  • Lead contracting, category management, and procurement functions
  • Negotiate contractual terms to maximize value and mitigate risk
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers and ensure contract adherence
  • Develop procurement strategies aligned with business objectives
  • Manage supplier performance and address risks and issues
  • Execute purchase orders, change orders, and request for proposals
  • Train and consult stakeholders on procurement processes

Top Technical Skills:

  • Negotiation and contract management
  • Financial analysis and activity-based costing
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Project management and execution
  • Knowledge of supply chain methodology
  • Experience with Ariba and SAP
  • Proficiency in IT software/hardware procurement

Experience:

  • 5-7 years of experience in purchasing, contract management, and negotiation
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant fields; advanced degree preferred
  • Certification such as CPM, CPSM, CPCM, or PMP desired
  • Experience in IT procurement, cybersecurity management, and Agile Project Management preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, or a related field
  • Additional certifications in procurement or project management are advantageous

Desired Skills/Attributes:

  • Experience negotiating contracts for IT software, hardware and professional services
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity management in the supply chain
  • Proficiency in Agile Procurement and Project Management
  • Strong communication skills for presenting recommendations and engaging with stakeholders at all levels

If you’re ready to take on a dynamic role in procurement and drive value and innovation, apply now to join our team as a Procurement Agent 3!

About SSi People:
With over 25 years of industry experience, SSi People has built its reputation and expertise on putting people first. Everything we do works toward delivering an exceptional experience for our consultants, our clients, and our internal team. Through a genuine commitment to people in everything we do. We have developed refined processes and a stellar internal team to deliver talent quickly. More importantly, we focus on building long-term relationships, not transactions. Putting people first is just what we do well.
 

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