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Procurement Buyer

Job type:Contract
Town/City:White Plains
State:NY
Salary/Rate:$35 - $45 per hour
Business Sector:Business Support Services
Job ref:BC514880422
Post Date:June 10, 2024
Lighthouse Professional Services a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group, is proud to be a “Best in Staffing 2023” award winner. We have over 50 years of experience placing people with small and global companies. Our offices in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts serve clients nationwide.
 
We are seeking a Procurement Buyer to work a hybrid schedule in White Plains, NY. 
 
Project Overview:
This role will support the Strategic Supply Management and will be responsible for performing procurement duties/functions to assist the IT Category reviewing and handling upcoming Software Maintenance renewals. Areas of support also could include Legal and Cyber Security.
 
Job Functions & Responsibilities:
  • Primary focus is to review upcoming Software Maintenance expirations, determine business needs, propose renewal terms and execute new Agreements/Purchase Orders. 
  • Ensure all contract documents are in compliance with New York State guidelines. 
  • Process Change orders as necessary. 
  • Prepare Purchase orders as requested. 
  • Post documents to NY State Contract Reporter as required. 
  • Attend project meetings, including onsite meetings, as necessary. 
  • Maintain diligent and thorough recordkeeping 
  • Additional work may include: 
    • Preparing RFP’S for company, including bid documents, price inquiries and addendums. 
    • Identify potential vendors, as necessary, including available MWBE, MBE and SDVOB vendors for solicitation. 
    • Develop required contract documents based on RFP results.
 
Requirements:
  • Strong knowledge and experience working in SAP and Ariba. 
  • Microsoft Office/Outlook skills. 
  • Ability to successfully prioritize work on multiple tasks. 
  • Good organizational skills with an attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work with limited supervision. 
  • Ability to extract, comprehend and analyze data while determining the necessary course of action in an independent, professional and timely manner. 
  • Exceptional customer service and strong interpersonal skills are required. 
  • Ability to work in a government /utility, highly regulated environment. 
  • Effective written and oral communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of New York State procurement process is preferred.
 
Education & Certifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or related field or a minimum of 2 years of military experience in logistics. 
  • Minimum 1 year of Procurement or related experience with focus on IT software licensing and maintenance contracts.
 
Details:
Location: White Plains, NY
Long-term 12+ month contract
Pay rate: up to $50.00hr
Schedule: Monday-Friday hybrid schedule 3 days in White Plain, 2 days work from home
 
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!
 Please include a clean copy of your resume, salary expectations and any references.