Reporting to the Procurement Manager, is responsible for contributing to and continually improving an efficient and cost-effective process designed to assist Institution staff in their procurement of goods and travel related services in compliance with Institution policies and government regulations. As a contributing member of the Procurement Team, is committed to the common purpose, performance goals and approach for which team members hold themselves mutually accountable. Unprecedented situations are typically handled directly through exercising independent judgment and discretion; unusual issues and complex negotiations are discussed with and/or referred to senior colleagues for counsel and/or action. Some travel may be required.
Desired Education/Experience for Hiring
College degree preferred with several years experience in travel management along with one year management experience. Demonstrates ability to work effectively and build relationships with department managers, customers and outside resources. Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills essential along with demonstrated personal initiative and willingness to learn and share the learning.