Procurement Specialist

» Procurement Specialist
Healthcare
in Atlanta
, GA
Reference: 19-02698

Job Summary: 

  • Provides preparation and administration commercial vendor contract terms and conditions in accordance with company policies and legal requirements
  • Implements category management strategies to reduce costs (both direct and indirect) and increase value to company
  • Assists with vendor management activities on an as-needed basis as directed

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under general direction, reviews and negotiates standard and non-standard vendor contracts including but not limited to procurement contracts, professional services agreements, and purchase orders
  • Ensures compliance with procedures developed as they relate to vendor contracts administration, and other contract related risk management and compliance issues
  • Interface, communicate with, and educate company’s associates in the performance of company’s Contract Review Approval, and Execution Policy and Purchasing Procedures
  • Ensure appropriateness of contract revisions to company approved contracting standards
  • At the direction of Procurement management, research, analyze, and track contractual financial obligations for accounting purposes
  • At the direction of Procurement management, research and analyze contractual issues
  • Compile, summarize and analyze data and facts regarding operations and other legal and business information as needed
  • Propose solutions to problems identified for discussion by procurement management
  • Works closely with Legal Department
  • Serves as the point of contact for both internal customers and vendors
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

Education:

  • A High School or GED required
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred
  • or equivalent work experience preferred

Work Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in purchasing, procurement, or vendor contracting required

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Other Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) preferred