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Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist

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Amazon Support Services Costa Rica, S.R.
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Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
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Job Description

Amazon is seeking an experienced IT Support individual to partner with suppliers, internal business owners, and key stake holders to facilitate procurement and create operational value for Amazon’s Telecom and circuit ordering and requirements.This role is expected to operate at a worldwide strategic level to standardize global procurement. It is expected to be an Individual Contributor. The scope of this position is Telecom Global operations (NA, EMEA, APAC and India).

  • Develop and enact long and short-term global procurement strategy in collaboration with regional leaders.
  • Ordering telecom data and voice circuits.
  • Decommissioning/Canceling circuits.
  • Manage the Circuit Delivery process.
  • Engaging TSI (Technology, Sourcing and Infrastructure) to escalate major issues regarding a telecom vendor’s circuit delivery or network performance.
  • Lead major projects and work with vendor management in contract negotiations with Telecom suppliers.
  • Lead standardization of supplier portals and other procurement tooling.
  • Build the necessary controls, budgets, policies and procedures to optimize procurement’s contribution to TSI's business objectives.
  • Develop and utilize improved metrics and data driving decision-making capabilities.
  • Develop and implement integrated supply chain processes that effectively support Amazon’s growing and dynamic business models.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives throughout the organization.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or IT related field
- 2+ years of Amazon experience in IT.
· English proficiency
· 1+ years PC repair, troubleshooting, deployment, and liquidation
· 1+ years of basic IT hardware and software troubleshooting
- 1+ year of proven experience supporting VPN and network troubleshooting
· Strong verbal and written communication skills.
· Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
· Strong influencing skills and negotiation skills.
· Ability to ramp quickly.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications

  • Project management skills
  • Ability to effectively negotiate purchases.
  • Experience in ERP environments such as Oracle, Coupa, SAP, etc.
  • Experience leading the implementation of new processes, systems and decision making tools in a procurement or supply chain organization.
  • Ability to interpret financial data and apply to decision making.

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