• CERES Group
  • $78,640.00 -114,380.00/year*
  • Providence , RI
  • Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
  • Full-Time
  • 25 Broadway

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

* Procures goods and services in accordance with the Corporate Purchasing Policy, Contract administration guidelines and Accounting disbursement approval limits

* Prepares and solicits complex and/or high value Requests for Quotes (RFQs) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs); handles cost analysis and vendor negotiations to ensure award recommendation considers quality, risk, cost, value, and procedural compliance

* Facilitates Legal, Financial, IT Technical and Security due diligence contract reviews

* Drafts contracts, services agreements, amendments and statements of work in accordance with negotiated terms, conditions, pricing and service requirements

* Manages contracts and programs to ensure contracted pricing, service levels and agreed upon terms and conditions are being honored by suppliers

* Acts as liaison for internal clients (including company officers and senior managers) and external agents regarding supplier relationship management

* May assist in the training & development of junior buyers

* Performs other duties as assigned

* Works independently, referring issues to a higher authority as appropriate

Job Requirements:

* Bachelor's Degree (Business Major)

* A minimum of 3 years of experience in procurement and negotiation strategies /procedures, purchasing / contract management systems,

* Expertise with complex RFPs

* Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel in particular

Associated topics: business, business analytic, consult, financial analytic, financial reporting analyst, inspect, investment analytics, market, regulation, strategy

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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