Senior IT Buyer


Cherry Hill, NJ

5 - 7 years

Posted 230 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

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?We are looking for Senior IT Buyer for our client in Cherry Hill, NJ

Job Title: Senior IT Buyer

Job Location: Cherry Hill, NJ

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

?US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.? 

Job Description:

  • The Senior Buyer position manages the sourcing of IT related services, licenses agreements, and hardware spend while continuously identifying and implementing opportunities to lower total cost of ownership. 
  • This position supports a fast paced agile IT organization, with a focus on building internal applications and enhancing current operating platforms with next generation technology to include machine learning and artificial intelligence. 
  • Activities include leading cross functional project teams, executing sourcing strategies, driving supplier relationship management, and negotiating terms and conditions.
  • Analytical problem solving skills to produce best product/service at lowest total cost of ownership within required time frames.   
  • Business acumen to analyze commercial business, procurement issues and risk management issues with continuous improvement mindset.   
  • Knowledge of sourcing strategies, and methodologies related to service and construction procurement.   
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written presentation form.   
  • Ability work in a collaborative team environment within Supply Chain and stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of SAP (Preferred)   
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office Products   
  • Experience negotiating complex IT agreements for Software licenses, cloud / Software as a Service, and IT consulting services  
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments effectively in an agile environment  
  • Knowledge of relevant supply markets and understanding of sources of supply market intelligence.   
  • Experience analyzing industry trends and conditions to inform sourcing strategies  
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize e procurement tools effectively

Required Certification/Education:

  • Minimum 6years? total work experience (4years for Buyer level)  
  • Minimum 4years? of procurement or category management experience (2years for Buyer level)  
  • Utility procurement experience a plus   
  • Experience working in matrixed organizations   
  • Bachelor?s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering or related disciplines or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Manager?s top 3 must haves are:

  • Solid IT buyer experience
  • Experience reviewing contractual documents (SOWs/MSA/License agreements)
  • Would culturally fit within an Agile work environment.