Purchasing and Contract Specialist

Purchasing and Contract Specialist

Alpha Consulting | New Brunswick, NJ, 08903, US
Salary Range:$78,000 – $123,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 19 days ago

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Hybrid Role 50/50 .
New Brunswick, NJ. May require travel to Summit location if needed.

Required Skills:
  • BS degree in Business field or science field preferred .
  • Minimum 4 years of purchasing, contracting experience preferably in a biotech environment.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint is preferred.
  • Outlook with extensive background in database systems.
  • Working knowledge of enterprise business systems such as Icertis, SAP and ordering systems like Ariba.
  • Innate ability to learn new software, such as corporate intranet and enterprise business.
  • Understands and works with well with SharePoint .
  • Strong working knowledge in computer training systems .
  • Knowledge of accounting principles. Experience with departmental budget management .
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Highly proficient at writing well formulated emails and notifications.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, contractors, and vendors.
  • Experience with technical writing and document development / generation.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience dealing with a diverse workforce.
  • Strong multi tasking ability in conjunction with proven organizational skills.
  • Ability to organize assigned tasks in a high paced environment and concurrently monitor tasks / assignments with others that may impact timely completion.
  • Professional Knowledge, Problem Solving, Team Player / Building Relationships , Multi tasking , Customer Focus, Action and detail oriented, Active Listening.

Working Conditions:
  • Occasional stooping, bending, stretching, pushing, pulling, reaching and/or lifting up to 25lbs .
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, and move within workspace for extended periods .
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks including hand to finger manipulations, grasping, pushing, and pulling.
  • This is not a lab facing role.

Environmental Conditions:
  • Primarily office environment .
  • Ability to work safely and effectively when working alone or working with others Primarily office environment.
  • Ability to work safely and effectively when working alone, or working with others .

Project Description:
  • The person in this role will be responsible for supporting the Contract Operations team by processing capital and supply contracts and purchases for multiple client sites for Product Development (PD).
  • Contracting and Purchasing Support Responsibilities:
  • Manages administrative aspects of contracting. Supports business functions with facilitation of service contracts, agreements, purchase orders, approvals and payments as needed, vendor monitoring and oversight executed from client's ERP systems .
  • Responsible to work with Legal, Global Procurement and Finance departments to coordinate all activities associated with the development and execution of contracts, purchase requisitions and invoice management .
  • Accountable for tracking, managing, and monitoring all changes to contracts/PO's, ensuring timely amendments, approvals and implementation within the Product Development Operations organization .
  • Maintains tools and tracking systems to facilitate business operations, allotment of resources, and continuous improvement of the organization .

This 12+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Margo: margo@alphaconsulting.com