VIVA USA Inc Global Procurement Buyer- Coordinator and Analyst in Plano, Texas
Req Ref No: LSTXGP11 Location: Plano, TX Duration: 3.0 months
Review and address issues with purchase orders, confirmations and invoices being processes through the supplier self-service portal. Participate with cross-divisional business teams including Global and Divisional IT teams, Legal, and Finance in issue resolution. Demonstrate an ability to learn Selectica and become the team point person for assigning work, escalating larger issues and troubleshooting the smaller ones. Ensure use of client’s policies as well as terms and conditions to ensure best in class economics and minimized risk. Manage supplier performance against key metrics to drive continuous improvement. Research and implement industry best practices. Encourage use of MWBE suppliers by stakeholders whenever possible; enlist suppliers for second tier spend reporting.
Contract Position through January with possible extensions.
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Business, IT or related field. 3-5 years of work experience in Procurement, Finance, or IT, with a history of success in a breadth of prior challenging experiences Ideally, experience with various procurement tools (Bravo, Selectica/Determine, QuickBase, DocuSign). Proficient in basic Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) Strong collaboration, communication, and influencing skills. Strong strategic, analytical, and project management skills. Won’t compromise values to get results. Eager to embrace and lead change, ability to manage in client’s ambiguous matrixed environment. Can persevere and is resilient in the pursuit of objectives, willing to take on new challenges; and works to resolve tough issues. Comfortable with and effective communicating (verbal and written) with all stakeholders, across global markets. Works well with others. Treats all people with respect and fairness; open is to and respectful of others’ opinions and points of view. Takes initiative to find ways to get better results, seeks and takes advantage of ideas, best practices and solutions. Inclusive: treats all people with respect and fairness, open to and respectful of others’ opinions and points of view Innovative: takes initiative to find ways to get better results, seeks and takes advantage of ideas, best practices and solutions
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.