Technical IT Purchaser

  • Category
    Professional & executive - Executive
  • Job type
  • Location
    Waterloo, On

Adecco is currently hiring for a Technical IT Purchaser to service one of the largest insurance and financial services companies globally. The Technical IT Purchaser will be negotiating with suppliers, executing the procurement process (Risk, Legal,contract signing and upload to the contract management system) and submitting final contract to the P.O. system.The role is a 12-month contract paying $28.39/hour and will be based in Waterloo, Ontario.

Technical IT Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a rolling 13 month view of contract <$250K in value that are coming due for renewal
  • Build relationships with internal I.T. Partners
  • Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate low value contracts with them for the best pricing
  • Process requests and continually keep the internal Procurement systems up to date
  • Research and select the best solution
  • Analyze market trends and lend this knowledge to I.T. Partners
  • Partner and take direction from Director I.T. Sourcing
  • With I.T. Segment partner, understand the strategic direction, then apply to all purchasing decisions
  • Contribute toward corporate cost saving initiatives
  • Technical IT Purchaser Requirements:

  • Working towards a Procurement designation (ie SCMP etc)
  • Knowledge of IT Sourcing (hardware and software focus)
  • Experience with sourcing or procurement systems
  • College Diploma or University Degree in business
  • 2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Analytical skills and attentive to detail
  • Comfortable in corporate environment
  • Analytically minded and possess excellent negotiating skills to secure the best prices according to budget. Knowledge of sales and marketing principles is advantageous.
  • Why work for Adecco?

  • Great Pay +4% vacation pay
  • Paid weekly-accurate and on time
  • Medical and dental benefits once qualified
  • Strong health and safety programs
  • Flexible shifts
  • Free training programs
  • If you are interested in the Technical IT Purchaser role in Waterloo, Ontario, apply today.

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_026602_1255129

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