The Central Purchasing Department is recruiting for an E-Procurement Coordinator. Under general supervision from a designated administrator, this position will implement and assist in maintaining supply chain systems and processes focused on best-in-class solutions, continuous improvement, and effective cost management. The coordinator will serve as the point person for application support during on-going production operations.
Manage referrals from UC's Help Desk to assist end users with Purchasing and Contract Exchange software
Manage order failures and communicate with appropriate parties to resolve underlying technical issues
Possess in-depth knowledge and expertise of the end-to-end software provider's solution and related data feeds
Possess in-depth knowledge of University Financial policy
Assess Help Desk trends to determine if additional analysis and action is necessary to improve customer satisfaction
Identify and assist in implementation of solution improvements
Assist with system upgrades, product enhancement releases, and other functionality updates
Partner with Human Resources to design end-user training methodology as well as to create training materials and making the information available to the end user community
Assist in developing analytical reports
Assist in vendor contract compliance audits
Assist in management of system user roles
Assist in Coordinating supplier enablement activities with both University stakeholders and the solution provider
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related degree; -OR- equivalent combination of education and experience
Familiarity with purchasing and accounts payable best practices
Experience in purchasing or supply chain environment
Experience with ERP systems and/or E-Procurement platforms such as JAGGAER, Ariba and other leading provider
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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