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MSK is seeking a Procurement Specialist to join our Supply Chain team. In this role, the Procurement Specialist is responsible for managing business unit requests for the purchase of goods and services for the organization. Key responsibilities include assisting internal customers in procurement of goods and services by identifying suppliers capable of meeting product and service requirements (leveraging existing supplier relationships where possible) and processing and distributing purchase orders based on dollar limitations. The Procurement Specialist ensures that items and services purchased from specified suppliers are delivered according to agreed terms and conditions.
You Will Also:
Develop Procurement Strategies at the commodity level, supplier level and individual transaction levels.
Make recommendations to management regarding the appropriate procurement vehicle that will minimize organizational risk
Negotiate contracts when sourcing events are not required
Utilize data and reports to analyze opportunities for efficiencies and item pricing
Coordinate with internal customers and external customers to maintain effective working relationships.
Work with internal customers to identify their requirements and specifications that may include acquiring knowledge of internal customer operations or tasks in order to research / offer products and/or solutions that can be integrated with purchasing activities.
Identify new B2B eCommerce solutions and collaborate with finance systems to develop and implement.
Develop methods and procedures for vendor performance management, such as scorecards, site visits, dispute resolution.
Develop annual plan to gain additional knowledge in areas of healthcare Industry and procurement functions.
Bachelor's degree in Business or related field
2-4 years experience with purchasing, e-procurement tools, vendor management, and business analysis
Healthcare industry knowledge a plus
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.