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Procurement Specialist

Virtual IT Omaha, NE
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Job Description

If you have a passion for technology, and are highly motivated to learn in a fast paced environment, then you will be a great fit to join the Virtual IT Team.

Virtual IT is looking to recruit a Procurement Specialist.This position is responsible for driving increased revenues, by supporting and developing product sales and associated services, via frequent outbound marketing activities to existing and prospective Virtual IT clients. Position will also create demand by researching and proactively notifying clients & internal sales staff, of the availability of special reduced pricing or unique promotional opportunities. Continuously monitor and manage procurement orders, to ensure timely delivery, and billing of all product transactions. Handle client and outside sales inquiries regarding product configuration, compatibility, and technical services requirements.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for providing timely product quotes to clients and for managing the entire procurement process for all Virtual IT clients, including the management and procurement of all customer application licenses.
  • Responsible for managing product procurement transactions, and associated order entry systems, ensuring both client and Virtual IT resources have immediate and accurate access to product availability and pricing information. Communicate and strictly enforce Virtual IT and distributor policies on product returns, to minimize negative financial impact.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with distributors, channel resellers, and manufacturers, to ensure the most competitive pricing available.
  • Assist in the selection, development and support of WEB based tools and systems offered by primary distributor(s) as well as tools and systems developed internally, to further enhance and streamline the procurement process.
  • Identify efficiencies and process improvements, to reduce the costs and time, and improve the client’s procurement experience. 
  • Communicate with clients throughout the procurement process (Request, Quote, Invoice, Purchase, Receipt)
  • Responsible for managing customer inventory and notifying customers of their warranty status.
  • Lead procurement campaigns that will require large scale purchasing and communication.
  • Create client notification templates confirming receipt of order(s) and status of orders throughout the entire procurement process.

 

POSITION SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • MUST BE PROFICIENT in all areas of IT hardware
  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 3 (three) years of inside sales support experience, with IT product and services
  • Proficient with order management systems & standard office software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills --- ability to articulate in a clear and concise manner
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Strong organizational and detail orientation skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task
  • Proven ability to make sound decisions/judgments in a fast paced environment.

 

PREFEERED SKILLS

  • Understanding of technical and project services associated with product sales, and coordination with services delivery teams.
  • Basic knowledge of QuickBooks

 

 

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY INDIVIDUALS ASSIGNED TO THIS POSITION.  THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED OF INDIVIDUALS SO CLASSIFIED.  REASONABLE ACCOMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INIDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTAIL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES.

Job Details

Date Posted August 8, 2017
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Administration
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Shift
Daytime
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 43-3061.00 Procurement Clerks
Zipcode 68114
Name Jim
Address 9290 West Dodge Road
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68114
Phone 402-858-6212

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Corporate Perks

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Positive Attitude
  • Spreadsheets
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Typing
  • Computer Hardware Sales
  • IT Software Sales
  • Technical Sales
  • Marketing

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

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  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
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