About The Role
As a Procurement Specialist/Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient sourcing and acquisition of goods and services, contributing to our mission of excellence.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand and document procurement requirements, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
Conduct thorough market research and supplier evaluations to identify potential vendors, negotiate terms, and establish long-term relationships.
Prepare and issue Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Quotations (RFQs) to potential suppliers, ensuring accurate and comprehensive bid documentation.
Evaluate supplier proposals, bids, and quotations to determine the best value for the organization while maintaining quality standards.
Lead contract negotiations, ensuring favorable terms, conditions, and pricing while mitigating risks.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date procurement records, including supplier information, contracts, purchase orders, and pricing agreements.
Monitor supplier performance, addressing any issues or discrepancies to maintain consistent product/service quality and timely delivery.
Collaborate with finance and accounting teams to ensure accurate and timely processing of invoices and payments.
Stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, and best practices in procurement to contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.
Assist in the development and implementation of procurement policies, procedures, and strategies to optimize procurement processes and enhance cost savings.
Provide timely and insightful reports to management on procurement activities, cost analysis, and supplier performance.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus.
3-4 years of experience in procurement, sourcing, or supply chain management, preferably in BPO industry.
Strong understanding of procurement principles, practices, and regulations.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
Excellent negotiation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with attention to detail.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize effectively, and meet deadlines.
Results-oriented mindset with a demonstrated track record of achieving cost savings and process improvements.
Proven ability to build and maintain effective relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
At Eastvantage, our mission is to create meaningful jobs. Through our portfolio of premium and select clients, we provide careers that are knowledge-based, inspiring, and always with the potential for development and growth.
We are an independently-owned outsourcing company with European roots, servicing global companies that have offices in every populated continent in the world. We have been in the industry for a decade, growing from a handful to over 1,000 happy employees over the years.
We invite you to navigate our site to get to know who we are, to see what sets us apart in culture and thinking. Because of this, we carefully select who we work with, both customers and co-workers, which is why people happily stick with us for a wonderful amount of time. We hope to convince you to apply with us and be part of our success story.