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IT Procurement Specialist

IT Procurement Specialist

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Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
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Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
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Job Description

Are you interested in procurement and want to work for a worldwide leader in e-commerce?

Sounds great. What will I be working on?

As a Procurement Specialists (PS) you will partner with business owners (customers) and their teams to define requirements for identified purchasing needs in the IT area. You will create and place purchase orders with the appropriate vendors and track them, signing off when the supplies (Hardware) arrive and logging the information in their records while handling a moderate number of buying situations at the same time.
You will also engage in a number of negotiations with vendors and suppliers to find the lowest possible prices and perform analysis of monthly spending of a determined number of cost centers to identify areas for improvement.
We will want you to assist other team members as a first technical point of contact in software and hardware inquiries providing complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner. The responsibilities include providing technical mentorship to junior buyers and assistance in managing the daily activities of the department.

About Amazon IT Procurement

At Amazon IT procurement, we categorize and select the best suppliers by working with external companies to gather, analyze and make recommendations to the business. At the same time, we provide outstanding customer support to internal customers, and act as a liaison, resolving any issues that may arise with a contract or supplier.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in Computer science or IT related field or 2+ years of Amazon experience.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, German or French or Italian would be considered as an advantage.
· Proven skills in PC repair, troubleshooting, deployment, and liquidation.
· Understanding of basic IT hardware and software troubleshooting
· Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
· Strong influencing skills and negotiation skills.
· Ability to ramp quickly.

Preferred Qualifications

Project management skills.
Ability to effectively negotiate purchases.
Experience in ERP environments such as Oracle, Coupa, SAP, etc.

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