• Purchasing Analyst – Information Technology

    Job Locations US-TX-Plano
    Requisition ID
    2019-13548
    Department (Portal Searching)
    Information Technology
    Location : Address
    6800 Bishop Rd
    Location : City
    Plano
    Location : State/Province
    TX
    Location : Postal Code
    75024
  • Overview

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

     

    The Purchasing Analyst position leads the strategic sourcing, contract administration, vendor relationship administration and overall IT procurement activities for Raising Cane’s Information Technology department.

    Responsibilities

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Procurement Administration – Hands-on role that is responsible for administering the IT procurement process and all internal procurement requests. This includes gaining appropriate business approvals and the processes that support approvals. Ensuring procurement requests are entered into the ERP system for processing and developed consistent with business accounting standards. Procurement is for equipment, software, services and support related items. The procurement manager will provide preliminary approval on all purchases to verify that they are supported by all required prerequisite documentation (e.g. Master Services Agreements, Contracts, Statements of Work). Purchasing Analyst will validate invoices match Purchase Orders and resolve issues where they do not. This role will manage credits and regularly review outstanding obligations to ensure vendors are paid timely
    • Vendor Management – Responsible for managing all Vendor contacts and maintaining vendor relationship status. Develop long term relationships and manage lead time expectations for purchasing. Work collaboratively with application, infrastructure, support teams to manage expectations for vendor financial transactions
    • Contract Administration – Proactively administer all IT contracts, agreements, and statements of work in collaboration with Legal department and internal system for storing contracts and agreements. Identify, manage, and maintain renewal terms and the renewal process. Manage the renewal process and the termination of contracts when necessary. Assist in some negotiation of terms and initial review of contract
    • Telecommunications Administration – Manage and maintain all telecommunications agreements, vendors and contracts, including key terms for quarterly review. Review all contracts and engage with third party vendors for optimization analysis on telecommunications services provide to the business. Coordinate with IT resources for implementation or installation of revised telecommunications services. Review in detail all invoicing as it relates to telecommunications services and ensure it meets contracted terms. Negotiation for reduction in monthly costs as needed
    • License Administration – Manage and maintain inventory of all software tools and the licensing used for each solution. Conduct regular reviews of licensed software issued to users and ensure effective utilization. Annual review of licensing and assist in annual budgeting by projecting capacity needs for future fiscal year.
    • Other – Performs other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

     

    The intellectual and physical demands described below are representative of what must be met by a crewmember to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Strong technical skills with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Experience in developing detailed purchase orders, managing the procurement process in a fast-paced high growth environment
    • Exhibits dedication and thoroughness while still meeting deadlines
    • Familiarity with accounting rules regarding capital purchases
    • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must possess strong situational analysis and decision-making abilities
    • Ability to manage and maintain effective working relationships with peers and vendors
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Able to multitask and work independently

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree that requires strong analytical skills
    • 3+ years’ experience with purchasing activities supporting a technology department
    • 5+ years’ experience in IT or direct business experience managing technical projects
    • 3+ years’ experience Accounting/Financial Systems Experience
    • Restaurant and/or Retail experience preferred
    • Workday experience preferred

    DISCLAIMERS: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by crewmembers within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of crewmembers assigned to this job.

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