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Contracts and Procurement Manager at Vivi Fenwick Consultant, LLC

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Jose, California

Job Description:

ZAG Technical Services, Inc. (ZAG) is an award winning IT consulting firm specializing in network infrastructure, security, disaster recovery, virtualization, cloud computing services, and remote access. We serve SMB and enterprise businesses throughout the Northwest, consistently delivering solutions designed with the business needs in mind, deploying according to best practices and managed in a way to ensure our clients stay productive. What sets ZAG apart is our mission to enable our client's success. We do this by living our core set of values: Integrity Foremost, Client Centered, Accountable Always, Teamwork Throughout, Exceptional is the Goal. We are looking for a Product Procurement Manager to lead and manage the day-to-day operations of the Product Procurement Team (PPT) and function while developing and implementing processes and policies aligning with our business objectives and direction. Working closely with internal organizations, you will negotiate, manage, coordinate and support technology (hardware, software and services), source for  projects, including manage competitive bids, obtain quotes, examine proposals, analyze bids. What you will do as Product Procurement Manager:

  • Manage the PPT team including their performance, hiring and terminations

  • Design, develop, implement internal processes to increase efficiency within the organization

  • Negotiate, review, and execute SOWs and contracts

  • Analyze spend and other data, monitor purchasing activity, manage benchmarking and reporting

  • Provide training to end users on procurement tools

  • Review POs created for assigned categories

  • For assigned projects, create purchase requisitions, and ensure all contracts are executed and published

  • Resolve procurement issues

  • Interface with accounting to resolve invoicing issues

  • Interface with Project Management and Engineering regarding purchases

  • Develop, implement and enforce department policies and processes

  • Interface with customers to clarify needs and lead sales efforts for ZAG services and product offerings

 What you bring to ZAG as Product Procurement Manager

  • Bachelors’ degree in business, supply chain, procurement, finance or management or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years’ experience in procurement, sourcing or contracting

  • Ability to interact with employees at all levels, develop cooperative working partnerships and contribute to teams

  • Ability to prioritize and use available tools to be highly productive and manage large workloads

  • Highly motivated and able to think clearly under pressure

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel and Word skills

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Experience with ConnectWise is a plus

  • Experience with Quosal is a plus

  • A commitment to customer excellence and success

 What ZAG can offer you:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance

  • 401k with strong matching program

  • Regular company sponsored lunches

  • Employee peer recognition awards

  • Company sponsored scholarship program

If you want to be part of a team committed to organization excellence, strong values and a strong customer focus, we want to hear from you.  Send your resume for immediate consideration.