Buyer, Sourcing and Procurement

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
30 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Responsible for the identification, selection, sourcing, development and management of research, operations, administrative or facilities management suppliers. Work with Sourcing & Procurement management and internal stakeholders to develop and execute Boston University supply strategies for specific suppliers and assist in the development of a University-wide strategic sourcing strategy. Under the general supervision of a Director or appointee, a Buyer I is responsible for placing orders in response to service or material requirements, reconciling invoices and training shoppers. Administer and manage RFx processes, negotiate price agreements and audit for contract compliance as required. Review supplier registration submissions to ensure that submitted payment, legal, ethics and contract terms are in agreement with University policies.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S., and three to five years of related experience. The candidate must be eager to learn, detail-oriented and comfortable handling multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. He or she must have strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills and be comfortable working as part of a team.

Cover Letter must be submitted in order to be considered.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular