Developing procurement strategiesthat are inventive and cost-effective.
Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers andvendors.
Negotiating with suppliers andvendors to secure advantageous terms.
Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendorsto ensure on-going feasibility.
Building andmaintaining long-term relationships with vendors andsuppliers.
Approving purchase orders andorganizing and confirming delivery of goods andservices.
Performing risk assessments onpotential contracts and agreements.
Controlling the procurement budget and promoting aculture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
Overseeing and managing the IT systems that trackshipments, inventory, and the supply of goods.
Preparing procurement reports.