• Senior Procurement Specialist

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/5/2018 9:18 AM)
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    # of Openings
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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.


    • Process Requests for Proposals (RFP's) and bid requests for campus
    • Negotiate contracts with strategic partners; assure that the University obtains the best value by negotiating with suppliers and formulating cost/price analysis based on experience and knowledge.
    • Serve as administrator for the campus Procurement Card (Pcard) Program: conduct training, provide assistance and information to cardholders, and process monthly download.
    • Administer campus Travel Program: Provide information and work with constituents to ensure compliance; provide regular reports to management
    • Provide information to campus constituents about Procurement policies, procedures and processes
    • Develop and manage effective relationships with internal departments and suppliers.
    • Initiate new vendor requests as solicited by campus departments; administer new vendor set-up process and maintain vendor database.
    • Resolve vendor invoice issues; serve as liaison between accounts payable, department and vendor.
    • Work in collaboration with appropriate internal resources to ensure accurate, relevant and current information for the NYIT Procurement Services website (internet and intranet) to ensure accurate information, to include policies and procedures, tax exemption and vendor application information.





    • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field required and/or equivalent experience
    • 4 years’ experience required
    • Familiarity with ORACLE ERP Purchasing Software Module; and VISA Intellilink (Pcard) administration/reconciliation software
    • Familiarity with corporate card programs
    • Must possess excellent written communication skills, including ability to prepare accurate and appropriate documentation and to review, proofread and check documentation for accuracy.
    • Ability to deliver with accuracy and efficiency
    • Excellent oral communication skills, including ability to develop and conduct training sessions pertaining to procurement practices and procedures
    • Computer skills necessary to enter and manipulate words and data and use standard microcomputer-based software to communicate with others, prepare documentation, and/or analyze data
    • Excellent organizational skills with an emphasis on attention to detail and ability to multi-task and prioritize competing tasks/priorities



    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability



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