Sr. Procurement Specialist
 
JOB TITLE: Sr. Procurement Specialist
EMPLOYER: AS PROF Logistics DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-25 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2018-11-24

Sr. Procurement Specialist

Salary: 1000-1500 AZN
 
Key Responsibilities

• Works with management and stakeholders to plan and implement early procurement opportunities and activities in med-high value strategic projects in the Indirect space.
• Leads development of project scope and procurement plans; identifies project spend opportunities to leverage Company volume.
• Use 7-step sourcing process to develop sourcing strategies for Indirect categories.
• Locates, analyzes, and develops preferred sources of supply, both domestically and internationally to satisfy business requirements.
• Negotiates, develops, and implements agreements with key supplier’s risk value projects while using best practices.
• Applies knowledge of supply chain management, Indirect spend categories, and global markets to ensure product delivery, quality assurance and product problem avoidance and resolution.
• Enters into and maintains contracts maximizing cost competitiveness and leveraging projects, as well as brand/group level and corporate spend volumes while ensuring that procurements are in compliance with company procedures.
• Plans, implements, and manages project procurement strategies.
• Recommends suppliers and negotiates agreements, monitors and administers agreements and change orders insuring compliance with Company and Department policies.
• Gathers and interprets data; utilizing key procurement information, system technology, e-commerce and other systems to develop and execute contracts, purchase orders, conduct spend analysis, develop and generate reports.
• Monitors supplier performance and takes corrective action to ensure goods and services are delivered as contracted.
• Works with Manager to establish savings targets, tracks, meets and reports savings in monthly reports and other department performance metrics.

Requirements

• BS/BA, MBA or demonstrable related work experience.
• Minimum of 5 years related experience in strategic sourcing and contracting with progressively responsible assignments including project procurement and management, professional services and complex contracting.
• BS/BA, MBA or demonstrable related work experience,
• Expert level of negotiation skills and practices, price/cost analysis, contract formation and administration, project procurement, sourcing, distribution and logistics processes.
• Ability to lead, manage, and influence in a cross-functional team environment.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure, while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully.
• Identify and resolve problems efficiently and effectively.
• Proficient in the use of computer business applications.

Preferences

Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Professional Supply Manager (CPSM) certification

Candidates are requested to send their CVs to  cv@asprof.az with  indicate the name of the position Sr. Procurement specialist.

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