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Procurement and Contract Specialist I

Company: Grand Canyon Education, Inc.
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Grand Canyon Education has an immediate need for a Procurement and Contract Specialist.

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, continually changing work environment and can manage multiple priorities at the same time, this may be the opportunity you have been looking for!

What you will do:

  • Create and review purchase orders
  • Research, interview, and communicate with suppliers to obtain prices and specifications
  • Assist in the research and preparation of specifications and requests
  • Research products and services which meet departmental specifications and meet end user's needs
  • Inform departmental personnel and suppliers regarding requisitioned products or services
  • Initiate Supplier Agreement review and process for approvals and signatures
  • Provide administrative support to department team as needed

    What you need:
    • Ability to utilize correct grammar in submitting written purchase orders and confirming purchase requirements via e-mail.
    • Excellent verbal communications with the ability to present a professional demeanor to all internal stakeholders and external vendors
    • Knowledge of customer service principles and ability to demonstrate behavior which represents customer service procurement standards
    • High attention to detail with the ability to track a high volume of purchase orders and customer requests in order to provide expected service deadlines
    • Strong mathematical ability: multiplication, addition and computation
    • Proficiency with computer systems and software including MS Office Suite software (Excel and Word)
    • Ability to work with employees at all levels within the organization and maintain confidentiality of information.
    • Must be able to pass pre-employment background investigation(s).

      Required experience:
      • HS Diploma, Bachelor Degree preferred
      • Minimum of one year of experience in purchasing or customer service environment where duties involved reconciliation of invoices, orders and high interaction with public
      • An equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience may be substituted upon supervisor's approval.

Keywords: Grand Canyon Education, Inc., Phoenix , Procurement and Contract Specialist I, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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