Strategic Procurement Officer

Location
Miami University, Oxford Campus, Ohio
Salary
68,000.00-78,000.00
Posted
Apr 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description Summary:
Job ID: 5542 - FT - Unclassified (salaried)
Plans and conducts strategic sourcing process on defined opportunities, engaging key stakeholders in the process, to meet departments’ procurement needs
Maintains deep category expertise through understanding and application of industry developments, marketplace trends, emerging technology, new techniques, leading practices, and shared experiences
Develops and maintains relationships with departments for purposes of gathering, analyzing and conveying information to support category management and strategic sourcing efforts
Manages key supplier relationships and conducts periodic business reviews to drive savings through innovation and resolve issues and disputes
Reviews and processes requisitions and bid requests above established dollar threshold amounts in assigned categories in timely manner
Develops and maintains Sourcing Plan that coordinates the sourcing and contract management activities within assigned categories to deliver targeted benefits
Measures and reports benefits delivered through strategic sourcing and ongoing contract management activities
 

Duties/Physical Demands:
Ability to make decisions with potentially limited information and data or with conflicting stakeholder interests.
Resolve supplier related disputes.
Diagnosing system issues may be required at times.
Self-motivated and able to work independently
 

Minimum Qualifications:
3+ years of procurement or supply chain experience, or other relevant experience
4-year college degree


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