Buyer/Purchasing 2

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  • Location:

    Peoria

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    896585

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    11/29/2023

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title - Buyer/Purchaser (with Contact Administrator)
Location - Peoria IL

Duration - 24 months Assignment (hybrid)


Job Responsibilities:

Position's Contributions to Work Group:

  • Preparing, executing, and archiving relevant procurement legal documents (including MSAs, amendments, schedules, NDSAs, etc.)
  • Negotiate with suppliers on non-commercial contract terms to minimize enterprise risk.
  • Managing document processes/approvals required for general business and SOX Compliance.
  • Assisting with other projects as necessary, including reporting on relevant productivity and velocity metrics.
  • identifying and implementing process enhancements to drive continuous improvement.

Reason/motivation for request:

  • Addition

Typical Day in the Role

Typical task breakdown:

  • Preparing, executing, and archiving relevant procurement legal documents (including MSAs, amendments, schedules, NDSAs, etc.)
  • Negotiate with suppliers on non-commercial contract terms to minimize enterprise risk.
  • Managing document processes/approvals required for general business and SOX compliance.
  • Assisting with other projects as necessary, including reporting on relevant productivity and velocity metrics.
  • Identifying and implementing process enhancements to drive continuous improvement.
  • Preferred: Knowledge of procurement; ability to work with organizational strategies and practices, and use tools for buying goods, supplies, equipment and services needed to conduct business.

Interaction with team:

  • Daily interaction with team, internal and external customer/suppliers.

Candidate Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

  • 4-year college or university degree is required.
  • Minimum of 4 years of contract negotiation experience is required.
  • Proficiency in English is required.
  • Prior experience providing contracting/legal support for a public company.

Technical Skills

(Required)

  • Works with the procurement of services.
  • Follows established procedures, documentation requirements and approval level requests to conduct procurement activities.
  • Uses available procurement systems and tools in transactions with approved suppliers.
  • Assists in reviewing the fulfillment of administrative and documentation requirements for the completion of purchase.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of contracts and agreements, including Nondisclosure Agreements, Master Agreements, Statements of Work, Requests for Proposal, Change Request, Local Implementation Agreements, Amendments, and other Niche contract request.
  • Complete a comprehensive review of client contracts and terms and conditions to identify, mitigate, and eliminate unusual risks, liabilities, and remedies in accordance with corporate policies and sound business judgment.
  • Purchasing Tasks and Activities: Knowledge of policies, regulations and processes of purchasing; ability to use practices and procedures for procurement of materials, components, equipment and services.

Level Working Knowledge

  • Records documents of purchasing tasks and activities.
  • Uses available procurement systems and tools.
  • Ensures compliance with procurement regulations and contract specifications.
  • Works with basic purchasing related tasks and activities.
  • Adheres to various requirements and steps of the procurement process.
  • Proactively anticipate internal and external customer requirements while clearly understanding customer objectives and goals.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated results, process governance, collaboration and/ or performance management.
  • Demonstrated Proficiency in all aspects of Contract Management in a critical role.
  • Several years of Contract Negotiation on MSA, SOW, Change Requests, etc.
  • Excellent spoken written communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
  • Familiarity with the Contract Management Lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with teams in a demanding executive-level work environment.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, deliverable-centric team environment.

Soft Skills

(Required)

  • Strong organizational and project management skills and significant attention to detail while managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Highly professional with superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative, good judgment and accountability.

Interview Process

  • Looking for local in person or virtual.
  • Possibly 2 rounds of interviews at least 1 hour.

Disqualifiers/Red Flags:

  • Full time remote is not an option, must be able to come into the office.

Dexian is a leading provider of staffing, IT, and workforce solutions with over 12,000 employees and 70 locations worldwide. As one of the largest IT staffing companies and the 2nd largest minority-owned staffing company in the U.S., Dexian was formed in 2023 through the merger of DISYS and Signature Consultants. Combining the best elements of its core companies, Dexian's platform connects talent, technology, and organizations to produce game-changing results that help everyone achieve their ambitions and goals.

Dexian's brands include Dexian DISYS, Dexian Signature Consultants, Dexian Government Solutions, Dexian Talent Development and Dexian IT Solutions. Visit https://dexian.com/ to learn more.

Dexian is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

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