Procurement Agent

  • Location
    Chicago , Illinois
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Buyer / Purchasing
  • Job type

POSITION: Procurement Agent
PAY: $25.00/hour

Responsible for the review and processing of transactional procurement requests. Role may be involved in special projects to support sourcing initiatives, AP, and Vendor Management that would benefit the Strategic Partnerships & Sourcing organization and Nielsen’s P2P process.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the proper utilization of Nielsen’s Purchasing System
• Ensures timely and accurate processing of purchase requests to maintain customer satisfaction
• Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of purchase information
• Maintains purchasing records and completes edits, adjustments, and closures when necessary
• Directs orders to strategic suppliers and programs as necessary
• Directs potential program, contract leads and savings opportunities to Sourcing
• Decides on rejection of transactions for non-adherence to policies and adequate documentation, therefore deferring processing until the appropriate level of approval or proper documentation is obtained
• Ensures that agreed control processes and procedures are implemented to identify and mitigate risks in his/her area of responsibility
• Assists in Payment Terms management to push for the most favorable terms for Nielsen.
• Assists the AP department with Invoice and PO reconciliation issues for on time payment.
• Assist customers with supplier database maintenance
• Assists in training of/coaching of new and current internal customers
• Participates in customer calls and emails as needed
• Provides routine administrative support.

• Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience required

Experience, & Skills Required:
• 1-4 purchasing, Sourcing, P2P systems, or Finance experience
• History of operating in a ERP at a medium to large organization
• Experience with Ariba a plus
• Experience with SAP and SRM a plus
• Experience in Technology Procurement a plus

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