Procurement Specialist Global Business Travel and business travel service delivery

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  • Location
    Spring , Texas
  • Category
    Business Operations and Management - Purchasing
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Procurement Specialist III role in Spring, TX!!

**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / no corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only.

Job Title: Procurement Specialist III
Location: Spring, TX - No relocation assistance, travel expenses, or any other expenses can be offered
Estimated Start Date: 12/18/2017 or ASAP
Duration: 12/31//2018
Hours: 40 hours week - Position will rotate through three shifts over the course of a year.
Pay Rate: $36.00 per hour / Adecco W2

Job Description


MAIN FUNCTIONS


Manages portfolio of agreements and new requests, enabling efficient and effective purchase of goods and services (from purchase to pay) with a
focus on business value, on-time delivery, and cycle time Position will receive direction and support. Minimal work direction needed, highly skilled and knowledgeable to the position.

Could be known as Procurement Specialist / Expert, who might be supervising lower level positions and has extensive sourcing and acquisitions experience.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Negotiates contract pricing and terms & conditions directly with suppliers while working with internal stakeholders, seeking lowest total system costs and appropriate mitigation of supply and legal risk.
•Executes PtP (Procure-to-Pay) processes in full compliance with Sourcing & Acquisition Handbook and CIMS (Controls Integrity Management System) catalogs.
•Fully leverages Procurement processes and tools to ensure most effective procurement method is utilized.
• Maintains agreement portfolio: scope updates, pricing, Exhibits, amendments.
• Ensures contract compliance and utilization - monitors supplier performance, troubleshoots issues, etc.
• Ensures transactional efficiency of agreements by leveraging systems.
• Identifies business value and other opportunities within the portfolio.
• Develops and maintains internal and external relationships to meet business line expectations.
• Provides fit-for-risk process improvements.
• Influences development and implements Category strategic and commercial guidance; shares portfolio specific market intelligence to Category Networks.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Behavioral Skills: analytical, applies learning, communicates effectively, creates business value & competes to win in marketplace, makes sound
decisions.
• Functional Skills: PtP knowledge, system utilization & efficiency, total system cost, apply controls mindset, application of business & procurement technical
knowledge, service excellence, contract development, contract management, negotiating and influencing, relationship management.

Specific Job Requirements/Skills


Strong understanding of the Global Business Travel marketplace, including working knowledge of business travel service delivery.
5 – 10 years Travel Operations / Travel Agency Sales / Travel Consulting experience desired. High degree of competency with project management including: project planning, issue and risk identification and management, tracking dependencies and milestones, and communication of overall project status.
Experience in developing and executing supplier sourcing strategies, including the development, execution and evaluation of requests for proposal.
Proven ability to work cross functionally in a global, multicultural environment to drive the implementation of new features as well as resolve operational issues
Strong quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills, combined with a high level of initiative and ability to thrive in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment. Flexible, able to meet changing requirements and priorities. Excellent oral and written communication skills (including process flowcharting, formal business solutions documents, executive presentations




**Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.

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If you have any questions surrounding the application process, please feel free to reach out to: Melody Meyer at melody.meyer@adeccona.com

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