• Procurement Specialist- Temp to Hire - Rentokil

    Job Locations US-PA-Wyomissing
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/10/2018 1:22 PM)
    Rentokil NA
    Posting Type
  • Overview







    Category/Procurement Specialist



    Key Responsibilities

    • Take responsibility for all procurement activity related to an assigned contract, supplier or sub-category, delivering cost-reduction initiatives and implementing new products and services


    Specific Tasks

    • Negotiating and drafting contracts and service level agreements in accordance with Group processes and policy.
    • Managing and supporting cost reduction projects
    • Worldwide sourcing of products and services within the given category
    • Interaction with stakeholders across the Group to agree implementation actions and deliver results
    • Support the Category Manager through
      • Analysis of category spend data to identify critical suppliers and cost saving opportunities.
      • Market research to keep up to date on changing product trends, commodity price movements and legislative requirements
      • Rationalising the vendor and product base to reduce complexity, and deliver improvement opportunities
      • Working with the appropriate stakeholders as defined by the Global Category Manager’s governance models, collate key supplier and contract performance measurement data to mitigate risk and drive continuous improvement
    • Management of allocated suppliers to drive quality standards, adherence to product specifications, and continuous improvement initiatives.
    • Making full use of technology such as e-procurement tools and processes.

    Skills & Abilities

    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Positive relationship management abilities, with a track record in team-player roles
    • Initiative and leadership
    • Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills

    Qualifications & Experience

    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Procurement role with evidence of a strong track record
    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or similar.
    • Capable in the use of all tools within the Microsoft Office suite (or similar)

    Additional Information

    We are Proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer!
    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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