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Procurement Specialist
at NTT America
Sterling, VA

Procurement Specialist
at NTT America
Sterling, VA

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Position Summary:

The Procurement Specialist is responsible for acquiring data center hardware and software inventory assets and for assisting in tracking costs against existing budgets to ensure costs are controlled

Essential Functions/Duties

  • Generates requests for Quotes (RFQs), Purchase Requests (PRs) and Purchase Orders (POs). 
  • Facilitates review and approval by Senior Management, as needed.
  • Manage vendors for compliancy to guidelines and maximizing return value from the vendors.
  • Coach and Manage internal teams regarding compliance with Guidelines
  • Conduct high level customer and vendor contract views to extract relevant details needed to submit PR
  • Acts as liaison between Finance, Technical and Sales Account Management, Data Center Operations, Engineering and Supply Chain Management to coordinate procurement and delivery tasks
  • Acts as a fiduciary steward to incorporate cost containment strategies and maximize return to within procurement processes.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Two (2) years procurement experience
  • Experience functioning in a high-volume purchasing organization
  • Experience Working in a Data Center Environment
  • Basic knowledge of, and experience working with Data Center Hardware
  • Operational knowledge of Windows OS and Microsoft Office
  • Comfortable using MS Excel to manipulate and consolidate data
  • Able to perform basic contract reviews
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, Economics, Engineering, or related field preferred
  • Comply with all corporate and organizational policies and guidelines 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, marital status, parental status, Pregnancy or maternity status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status or reassignment, veteran's status, political affiliation, age or disability. Or any other status protected by applicable Federal, State or local law.

NTT America is an EEO Employer- Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

 

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