Procurement Specialist - Troy - job 635371

Allegis Global Solutions

Date: 02/22/2021

City: Troy, Michigan

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description




Why Allegis Global Solutions?  
Allegis Global Solutions is a part of Allegis Group, the #1 Staffing Agency in the United States. We are a privately held organization and we support some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the world and span a wide variety of industries.   


Working at AGS and why you will love it…  
Are you looking to make an immediate impact on your next team? Are you searching for a company that has a passion for people, culture, and career development? 


By becoming an AGS employee you are adding to our culture of diversity and collaboration; we’re dedicated to supporting our team members, clients, and the communities we serve, while maintaining a commitment to excellence in all we do.   


We don’t just hire talent for our clients - we embrace it, strengthen it, and celebrate it every day; through every action we take, in every hallway and every office, all around the world!     


   




Job Description




A swiftly-evolving segment of AGS is our Procurement Solutions product, which sits within the MSP business – previously known as SOW, or Services Procurement.  We are focused on changing the procurement process for labor-based services (typically on SOW) and ensuring that procurement stakeholders can be the strategic advisors to their business that they desire to be.  We shoulder the load when it comes to process and compliance by providing white-glove service, a level of visibility and insight that can enable better buying decisions and by introducing technology innovation that is game-changing.


Through our Procurement Solutions, we are enabling better buying decisions, providing deep insight and visibility to spend, providing capacity and efficiency and transforming the acquisition process for services.


The Procurement Specialist is responsible for the operational support of our procurement program teams driving value to our clients through transaction and sourcing processes and working towards delivering our clients with visibility and insight into their services spend.



    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES TO INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO):



    • Triage incoming requirements to determine the most appropriate engagement type.

    • Assist client with establishing or extending Statements of Work (SOW) and associated resource assignments.

    • Confer with suppliers to gather required information, to include price, delivery schedules and key project terms.

    • Manage primary customer support activities including quality review of service provider and timekeeping and milestone tracking activities via the VMS tool, or other applicable technology.

    • Develop, maintain and influence relationships with the client, as well as within AGS.

    • Manage client expectations through timely feedback and proactive communication.

    • Identify risk situations and coordinate with management.

    • Assist in collection of data related to the performance of suppliers.

    • Structure and distribute Requests for Information (RFIs) to gather supplier qualification data and information.

    • Process focus to ensure that client expectations and SLAs are being exceeded.

    • Field questions from clients and handle or escalate as appropriate.

    • Maintain and update monthly activity and performance reports including program audit reports, SOW/project activity reports, invoice reports, etc.

    • Constant and professional interaction via email and phone with client, suppliers, and other partners.

    • Engage internal stakeholders to understand business objectives and desired outcomes for technology enhancements.

    • Ensure all projects are closed in the system when notified of an end of engagement; ensure security department is notified of end of assignments, if applicable.


     


    LEADERSHIP AND EXPERIENCE



    • 5 years of procurement process-related experience.

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.



     


     


     


     




    Qualifications




    FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE



    • Demonstrable knowledge of procurement and/or sourcing processes.

    • Experience with VMS and/or eProcurement suite technology functionality to process requirements and Statements of Work (SOWs)

    • Competency of contract terms and relationships between MSAs, SOWs and Purchase Orders.

    • Foundational knowledge of the MSP value proposition, and its relation to management of services spend.

    • Procurement concepts and basic negotiation skills.


    BUSINESS ACUMEN



    • Customer focus and understanding of high level of service delivery.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    • Accuracy and efficiency in high volume coordination activities.

    • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.

    • Strong data competency specific to spend analysis.

    • Ability to derive “data stories” from structured data elements to enable and drive decision making.

    • Able to interpret complex data and distill down to meaningful and consumable elements.

    • Excellent documentation skills, with high attention to detail and accuracy


    LEADERSHIP AND EXPERIENCE



    • 5 years of procurement process-related experience.

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.




    Additional Information




    Allegis Global Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans). We will consider all applications without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.


    If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to disability, please call 844-604-7059 or email [email protected]


     





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