IT Procurement Administrator

North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY:

The IT Procurement Administrator at Ocean State Job Lot is responsible for facilitating the Procure to Pay process stream as it relates to IT products. This position requires someone who is detail oriented, enjoys working with various users, and who provides “TREAT” customer service to all departments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviews all operational and project billing for the IT department for accuracy and completion
  • Helps resolve billing issues with vendor reps and our internal finance department
  • Processes procurement requests from quote to payment to receipt, works with IT managers and the procurement systems
  • Develops and runs routine internal performance reports to make sure that our vendors are paid on time
  • Helps IT managers review Service Agreements and contracts with vendors, look for savings opportunities
  • Works with the IT support teams to review inventory stockroom positions for standard hardware re-supply and software license capacity
  • Runs reports and analyses on different spend metrics to identify wasteful practices and opportunities to negotiate better pricing
  • Develops cost KPIs for other department’s consumption of IT services
  • Develops and runs routine vendor performance reports that combine KPIs such as invoice accuracy, process compliance, quality of service and deliverables and volume of related support incidents after fulfillment
                                                           

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree preferred
  • Great attention to detail when reviewing complex documents
  • Ability to answer analytical questions with the appropriate data and visualizations
  • Ability to resolve disputes and negotiate pricing with vendors
  • Strong skills with standard office document formats especially spreadsheets and formula writing
  • Previous experience in a position requiring problem solving
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google platform (i.e. sites, slides, drive, docs, sheets)

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Communicator: You possess strong communication skills and enjoy working with customers and coworkers.
  • Team Oriented: You are capable of embracing the ideas of others (even if they conflict with your own) for the sake of the company and client.
  • Self-motivated: You can work with a minimum of supervision and be capable of strategically prioritizing multiple tasks in a proactive manner.
  • Passionate: You must be passionate about online collaboration and ensuring our clients are successful; we love seeing hunger and ambition.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work primarily in a climate controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Sedentary, sitting, and frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Ocean State Job Lot offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  •  Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance - If eligible
  • Profit Participation  
  • Service Awards
  • 401K plan - When eligible
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, and Sick)
  • Store 20% discount

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other job duties and tasks, some of which may be essential to the position.  Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract, either express or implied.  You are an at-will employee, meaning either you or the Company may terminate your employment at any time, with or without notice.