Procurement Specialist

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About Intermedia

Are you looking for a company where YOUR VOICE is heard? Where you can MAKE A DIFFERENCE? Do you THRIVE in a FAST-PACED work environment? Do you wake every morning EXCITED to work with GREAT PEOPLE and create SUCCESS TOGETHER? Then Intermedia is the place for you.

Intermedia has established itself as a leading provider of cloud communications and collaboration tech that allows companies to connect better. We have a strong track record of growth, profitability, and creating an environment where everyone matters. Everyone. While we are fast-paced and admittedly a bit intense, we promise that you won’t be bored. You will find Intermedia is a place where you can indulge your passion for creating and supporting great cloud technology. What’s more, we always look to promote from within and have many employees who have been with us 10, 15, and 20+ years!

Culture at Intermedia is built on teamwork and transparency.  We hold each other accountable and always have each other’s back!

Are you ready to make your mark?

About the Role:

Intermedia Procurement leads all procurement activities for the company’s global operations, overseeing over $100M in annual direct and indirect spend.

We are looking for an energetic, collaborative teammate to maximize efficiency and stakeholder satisfaction in procurement functions such as supplier negotiation and management, purchase order management, spend reporting, and travel and expense support. You will interact with team members from Finance, Legal, Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and Facilities to ensure cost effective and timely delivery of essential goods and services. You will participate in daily business execution as well as aid higher-level strategic initiatives with information and reporting. In short, you’ll support the continued success of Intermedia by supplying first-class procurement services to its internal and external partners.

The ideal candidate is a team player with a solid procurement foundation and strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills. This person must be comfortable in a fast-paced organization and with advancing assigned activities to successful completion.

What you will be doing:

  • Negotiate supplier terms such as price, quality of goods, deadlines, expectations, etc.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand details of procurement requirements
  • Partner with Legal to ensure terms are consistent with contractual requirements
  • Identify suppliers of goods and services
  • Liaise with suppliers and internal business partners regarding updates of goods and services
  • Provide RFI and RFP support as requested
  • Create and populate dashboards of supplier metrics, spend, contracts, etc.
  • Produce reports and compile information to support organizational initiatives
  • Assist with vendor qualification and onboarding processes
  • Aid and document cost savings efforts
  • Support expense and travel processes
  • Create purchase requisitions and orders, and reconcile these with supply requests
  • Reconcile invoices to contractual terms to resolve inconsistencies

 

What you will bring to the role:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum of three years’ experience in purchasing, procurement, and/or supply chain management
  • Software-as-as-Service (SaaS), Telecom and/or Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) industry experience a plus
  • Self-starting, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse groups
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Solid interpersonal and rapport building abilities
  • Strong time management and planning skills required to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously while adapting to changes in business requirements
  • Technically savvy, including a demonstrated high level of proficiency in the Microsoft suite of productivity applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Visio with familiarity with enterprise financial systems
  • Familiarity with Coupa and/or NetSuite a plus

 

 

 

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity

We hire, promote, and compensate employees based on their ability to perform their job responsibilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable law (collectively referred to in our Code of Conduct as “Protected Classes”). We do not tolerate employment discrimination in the workplace, and we are committed to making reasonable accommodations for identified disabilities or other limitations as required by all applicable laws. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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