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Technology Procurement Specialist

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 20,2019

Valid Through

Sep 02,2019

Posted on

Jan 31,2019

Location

Kansas City, MO, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Technology Transactions >> Technology Transactions
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Technology Procurement Specialist
Responsibilities: Manage RFP processes, including vendor identification and vetting. Negotiate with vendors to ensure best commercial terms and favorable contracts. Oversee all purchasing to ensure appropriate approvals, use of preferred vendors, adherence to budget. Generate purchase orders and other necessary documentation. Manage technology contracts, including storing contracts, tracking termination and renewal dates. Perform risk management for vendor relationships and contracts/agreements. Determine best procurement strategies for different technologies, e.g. global v regional suppliers. Control technology spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs. Coordinate with other IT teams to ensure compliance with contracts/licensing, and realization of contract benefits. Establish vendor segmentation guidelines and proactive meeting cadence to manage critical relationships. Work with the team and other procurement specialists to rationalize the portfolio to have fewer vendors operating in the same service area. Develop and refine purchasing processes and controls. Provide assistance/backup on cost optimization tasks. Participate in internal and third party financial audits. Handle various assignments from the CIO or senior technology leadership.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Degree in Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, or related field preferred. Will be highly organized to meet deadlines, and have an excellent track record of negotiating favorable deals.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Clyde & Co LLP
The St. Botolph Building
138 Houndsditch
London, LONDON EC3A 7AG

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