• Procurement Buyer (Temp Position)

    Job Locations US-Manassas
    Job ID
    2019-6124
    Category
    Procurement
  • Company & department description

    About SWIFT

    SWIFT is world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 institutions. We enable our global community of users to communicate securely, exchanging standardized financial messages in a reliable way, thereby facilitating global and local financial flows, and supporting trade and commerce all around the world.

    2,800+
    employees

    70+
    nationalities

    200+
    countries

    25
    global offices

     

     

    Responsibilities

    This role will work with our Procurement team in Manassas or Culpeper, VA.  Our team purchases primarily services in a commercial environment (not government).

    Key duties include the following:

    • Communicate with Internal Customers to understand their procurement need.

     

    • Source and compete alternative suppliers, evaluate proposals and negotiate terms.

     

    • Draft purchase requisitions.

     

    • Review and verify  commercial terms.

     

    • Identify and escalate contractual risks, ensure general terms and conditions.

     

    • Issue purchase orders.

     

    • Ensure contract documentation and retention.

     

     

     

    Key skills:

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

     

    • Proficiency with office tools, including Word, Outlook, Excel.

     

    • Experience with SAP or other ERP systems.

     

     

    This is a temporary role that is expected to go through December, 2019 with the potential to be extended

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree – business or related preferred.

    Superior technical writing, communication and problem solving skills.

    5+ year’s relevant experience in general commercial procurement – NOT GOVERNMENT OR FAR – including procurement of: contractors; consulting and other professional services; construction and other milestone based contracts; agency services such as for cafeteria services and travel; hotel and event venue procurement.

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