We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized procurement officer to oversee purchases and develop new contracts.
In this position, you will play a key role in procuring high-quality and cost-efficient supplies for our organization. You will follow procurement procedures, maintain an updated list of inventory and incoming purchases and supplies, and be responsible for approving purchases.
Duties and Responsibilities
Estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for purchases.
Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing.
Create and maintain good relationships with vendors / suppliers.
Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment.
Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data.
Review and analyze all vendors / suppliers, supply, and price options.
Develops plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies.
Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts.
Ensure that the products and supplies are high quality.
Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies.
Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development.
Working with team members and Procurement Manager to complete duties as needed.
Requirements and Qualifications
High school degree or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or related field preferred
Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems
4 years previous experience as procurement officer or related position
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
Accurate and precise attention to detail
Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels
Goal-oriented, organized team player