Position supports the sourcing of suppliers and assisting in the negotiation of contracts in the area of information Systems and related IS services. Specific categories include Hardware, IS Services, Software, Maintenance and Outsourced Relationships.
Education: Bachelors/4 Yr Degree
Experience: 1-3, IS Services / Software Hardware / Procurement.
A minimum of 1 - 3 years experience in a IS role involving buying, procurement, and vendor coordination.
Retail knowledge a plus. Negotiation experience and skills required.
A clear understanding of Information Systems procurement procedures (i.e. contracting, purchase order transactions, software management, developing buying rules, etc.).
Knowledge in an ERP driven sourcing environment is required.
Oracle Purchasing and / or Ariba Sourcing a plus.
Strong organizational skills, understanding of legal aspects, negotiating skills, purchasing terminology, cost analysis, and government regulations (EPA, UL, NSF, etc.)