Contributes to the development of a leading practice Procurement framework and environment to ensure business needs and objectives are met such that Procurement is viewed as an enabler to the business.
Develops relationships for mutual benefit with the aim of delivering demonstrable advantage to Fujitsu and its customers.
Contributes and operates effectively to the deployment and monitoring of a Procurement transformation strategy
Benchmarking and innovation - Benchmarks procurement relevant KPI. Evaluates chances and risks, conveys ad hoc changes in procurement strategies.
Suggests continuous improvement in a Procurement environment and uses market data if applicable
Policy & Process Practice Supporting point relating to significant policy or, operational issues
Competent Understanding of responsible Procurement, practices, policies & processes (as appropriate)
Understands and defines key clients, regularly engages with and builds strong engagement with stakeholders. Encourages same approach throughout Procurement
Provides consultancy to colleagues and / or bid teams ensuring innovative, responsive and competitive input to help win business;
exploiting existing product / service offerings through the Capability Units or third parties
Minimum undergraduate degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Business, Finance or related discipline required
MBA preferred, Procurement and Supply Chain Certifications a plus
Required Qualifications :
Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills for effective dealings with internal stakeholders, executive team, suppliers and team members.
5+ years in Purchasing and Contract Negotiation. Experienced with developing request for proposals, soliciting bids, performing bid analysis, contract negotiation and contract review.
Recent experience with Oracle 11i Purchasing Module or similar ERP system is required.
In depth knowledge and experience negotiating a wide range of purchase agreement, resale agreement, software license agreement, consulting agreements, subcontract agreements, statement of works including legal terms and conditions.
Track record of successfully negotiating large national and global contracts resulting in significant savings.
Expert level working with Excel, Power Point, and Word.
Position Overview :
Fujitsu America, Inc is looking for an addition to its Procurement Sourcing Team to take responsibility for professional services purchases or hardware / software purchases from key suppliers.
An ideal candidate is someone experienced in indirect (or MRO) purchasing with deep experience managing a portfolio of categories in the area of professional services or hardware and software purchases.
Primary Day to day responsibilities :
Perform sourcing, negotiation, supplier selection and contract review within assigned supplier and commodity categories.
Review assigned purchase orders and contracts, negotiate costs and contractual terms prior to PO assurance and contract execution.
Analyze and interpret data to identify cost saving opportunities and recommend sourcing strategy and contract award decisions.
Develop sourcing strategy and conduct supplier negotiations with the capability to meet targets, manage concessions and deliver results.
Manage supplier relationship and improve supplier performance.