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Procurement Specialist

  • Job reference: 927283
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: GBP77042 - GBP78042 per annum
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Office & Commercial, Purchasing
  • Date posted: 23/08/2019

The Buyer/Procurement Specialist is responsible for defined work for the Digital Technology business. In this role, you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Job Duties
* Support multiple stakeholders in sourcing Digital and Telecomm products/professional services
* Issue and manage purchase orders, Supplier relationships and fulfillment activities to minimize risk
* Coordinate, help direct, as well as perform all required functions from purchase through to satisfactory delivery of products/professional services and Supplier payment
* Responsible for coordinating all procurement activities for assigned commodities to meet the requirements of the business
* Responsible for initiating and managing requests to add Suppliers to the Approved Vendors List
* Responsible for resolving Supplier invoice holds
* Perform some or all the required functions from initiation of an intent to purchase to satisfactory delivery of product/professional service
* Achieve Sourcing and Business KPI's

Required Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 2-4 years of experience in a Sourcing role)
Desired Characteristics:
* Experience sourcing DT/IT & Telecomm products/professional services preferred
* Ability to cope and resolve multiple complex situations daily
* SAP system knowledge and experience required (PO and invoice/pay process)
* Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
* Effective problem identification and solution skills
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Highly motivated and results driven
* Strong analytical skills
* Strong oral and written communication skills

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.