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Procurement Specialist

San Francisco, California | Professional/Business Services
Job ID: 90443
Listed on 5/15/2019

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.


Job Title: Procurement Specialist


Job Description & Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with key line of business partners to develop and write contracts through negotiations and/or competitive bid processes.
  • Work with other subject matter specialists, Law, Internal Audit and Insurance departments as required.
  • Examples of contract related work products include: Master Service Agreements, Long and Short Form Contracts, Change Orders, Contract Work Authorizations, Request for Proposals and related reports, letters and correspondences.
  • Ensure inclusion of effective supplier diversity language in all contracts.
  • Provide support to the Supervisor in governance of contract approval process from contract creation through contract award.
  • Review purchase orders and contracts as part of procurement approval process.
  • Develop and maintain specific knowledge and expertise, as well as familiarity with general market conditions and trends.


Skills, Experiences, Knowledge

  • Minimum of 2 years of equivalent experience including strategic sourcing
  • Experience in and ability to negotiate complex contracts (typically $10M and below)
  • Understanding of procurement processes, policies, procedures and contract law
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Strong Contract Writing and Management skills
  • Cost evaluation skills Negotiation skills
  • Supplier Diversity understanding
  • Strong Client Focus


Nice-to-have skills/experiences

  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management (or related industry experience)
  • MBA
  • Six Sigma training
  • Category Strategy Development
  • Utility industry experience
  • SAP/SRM Master Level experience