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Procurement Analyst- Mid
Ref No.: 18-08695
Location: Foster City, California
Job Title: Procurement Analyst
Job Location:Foster City, CA
Job Duration: 6 months, possible extension​

Job Details:

Organizational Summary: The Technology Planning & Business Operations (TPBO) organization provides key strategic planning & business operations oversight and integration across the Technology organization. This includes driving investment planning & budgeting, project & portfolio management, workforce planning activities, strategic initiative program management, and communications activities. The team is focused on improving efficiencies, transparency, consistency and collaboration within the Technology organization and other key cross-functional stakeholders.

Job Summary: This role will provide operational support for the Technology EVP purchase approval process. The role will be the point of contact for the PR mailbox - triaging inquiries, process Technology approval requests (TAR) forms, and mailbox maintenance. The role also requires SharePoint table management, reporting, and support of process improvement initiatives. This position will have daily interactions with cross-functional stakeholders including Project Managers, Procurement, O&I Business Analysts, and Finance. The position will report to the Director of Technology Procurement Strategy & Operations.

Key responsibilities include:
• Provide day-to-day PR mailbox management with timely responses.
• Process, review and consult on Technology approval requests – applying the Golden Rules of Technology Purchases to provide guidance to stakeholders.
• Manage SharePoint table - ensuring data accuracy and up-to-date information.
• Provide reporting on request pipeline, dashboard data, and ad-hoc requests.
• Support automation and improvement initiatives of business processes & systems related to Technology supplier utilization and procurement pipeline

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or a related field
• 3 to 7 years of experience required; preferably experience within the Procurement space
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office tools and SharePoint (developing a SharePoint table a plus)
• Ability to work independently with strong time management and ability to execute on multiple concurrent deliverables