Our client, a leading bank, is looking for a Technology Buyer to join their growing team for a permanently remote role.
23rd November, 2021
Location: Permanent Remote
Job Description & Synthesis
This position supports and facilitates purchasing activities for the Bank. Responsible for executing procurement orders with suppliers under existing contracts, reseller agreements, and blanket purchase orders. Ensures adherence to product specifications and standards throughout all purchasing activities. Manages the request, fulfillment and disposal of IT hardware and provides oversight of enterprise desktop software license acquisition and management.
Supplier Management - Facilitates supplier management through ongoing review of supplier service, performance, and relationships. Resolves supplier issues as reported by either suppliers or Bank associates. Solicits, reviews, and negotiates bids to guarantee competitive pricing among approved suppliers. May participate in pricing negotiations or other activities that support commodity purchases.
Purchasing- Purchases necessary items for Bank lines of business and projects through existing supplier contracts, reseller agreements, and blanket purchase orders. Monitors and maintains product standards established by business owners to ensure consistent product quality. Investigates and addresses any purchase or ordering problems.
Business Support - IT- Manages the request, fulfillment and disposal of IT hardware and provides oversight of enterprise desktop software license acquisition and management.
Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of experience in Purchasing OR High School Diploma or GED and 7 years of experience in Purchasing
Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Area of Experience: Indirect Materials Purchasing for IT Hardware and Desktop Software License or Certification Type:
Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM) or ISM- Certified Professional Supply Manager (CPSM) - (Required),
(Preferred) International Association of IT Asset Managers- ITIAM Skill(s): Excel proficiency, Software Asset Management