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IT Procurement Specialist - Des Moines


West Des MoinesIowa

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Andrew Behr

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JN -012019-12925

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is partnering with our client to find an IT Procurement Specialist for a full-time opportunity in West Des Moines, IA. 
Responsibilities Include:
  • Leading competitive sourcing engagements
  • Creation and analysis of RFPs and Proof of Concepts
  • Evaluation of quotes and bids
  • Negotiating with vendors and suppliers  
  • Collaborating with corporate attorneys
  • Partnering with Project Managers to deliver projects on time and within scope
  • Conducting post-procurement performance reviews  
  • Maintaining vendor relationships
  • Developing relevant analytics and metrics
  • Identifying areas of consolidation and cost savings across technology products  
Required Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, Finance or a related field of study
  • 3+ years technology procurement experience
  • Negotiation, vendor management, and strategic sourcing experience
  • Relevant industry certifications such as Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), and Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) are preferred

About AVID Technical Resources:
AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine recently listed AVID on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts.
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