Purchasing Analyst

Manhattan, NY

Posted: 07/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 174543 Pay Rate: $80,000 - $120,000

Do you have an interest in academia or the medical field? Want to be a part of a close-knit community while expanding your skill set? A world class medical center seeks a Purchasing Analyst to their team on a 3 to 6-month contract basis. However, this position has the potential to extend to permanent work. Moreover, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is very motivated to learn, attentive, and grow as a professional. 

Responsibilities:
  • Manage improvements to the current purchasing system that will improve vendor relationships and lower the cost of doing business
  • Execute long term planning initiatives with the Director and Purchasing/Procurement team to accomplish operational excellence
  • Research and oversee the implementation of   more effective purchasing, invoicing, and collecting processes
  • Develop, lead, and execute purchasing strategies 
  • Maintain the purchasing process for placing orders in SRM and assure receipt by vendors of orders placed
  • Draft and create necessary, correspondence, forms and other related documents for 
  • Serve as the primary liaison to legal counsel in addressing legal issues (e.g. licensing, changes to terms or conditions of purchases, etc.)

Qualifications
  • Bachelor' s degree in Business Administration or related field
  • At least 5 years related supply chain management (buying/purchasing/sourcing) experience
  • Proven skill developing strategic sourcing techniques and implementing advanced procurement procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and negotiation skills
  • Strong math and Excel skills

Nice to  Haves:
  • MBA
  • Industry experience from a university or medical center
  • Proficiency with SRM module in SAP

Job ID: 174543

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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