This position reports to the Assistant Director of Purchasing. This is a Senior Procurement Specialist or Procurement Specialist position within the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Purchasing Services that provides expertise for complex and unique procurement and contracting according to the laws of the State of Wisconsin. The position is required to creatively solve procurement challenges in various industries including state of the art research technologies needed by University departments that in many cases produce leading edge discoveries. This position will provides expertise about enterprise purchasing and policies. Responsible for supplier management.
-At least 3 years of purchasing experience -Familiarity with the purchase of a variety of commoditites and services -Knowledge of State of Wisconsin procurement regulations is preferred
Required Skills: -Strong team work and collaboration skills. -Ability to create procurement documents compliant with State regulations. -Comfortable presenting to groups. -Capable of presenting procurement process requirements to non-technical people. -Experience negotiating contracts -Advanced skills in managing third party vendor performance -Ability to use data to drive decisions related to contract effectiveness, systems development and resource allocation
Internal Number: 200864-AS
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