We’re looking for a bright Software Procurement Specialist to join our team.
The abilities of our Software Procurement Specialist will help us establish long-lasting and fruitful business relations with our software services partners and suppliers. You’ll be customer-focused while able to balance the needs of the business.
You’ll be responsible for running day-to-day software procurement operations, as well as establishing and maintaining financial policies and procedures.
With your particular skill set, you’ll be able to:
- Build and maintain a strong network of software services suppliers
- Identify opportunities to improve current processes and workflows
- Devise strategies to support competitive bidding processes, including evaluation policies and approval workflows
- Establish template database to support current and future software procurement activities (RFI’s, RFQ’s, evaluation matrixes, etc)
- Anticipate unfavourable events through analysis of data and prepare mitigation strategies
- Control procurement’s area budget for software sub-contracting, and support decision making in accordance
- Be the first point of contact for suppliers, negotiating challenges and optimising value delivered
- Establish clear communication and support positive working relationships
- Handle purchases made nationally and internationally on behalf of the company
- Monitor and process accounts payable
- Assume responsibility for compliance with BMW Group’s Purchasing Standards
Apart from great technical skills, our environment is fast-paced and 100% agile, prioritising teamwork, interaction and resilience. We’re organised into agile teams typically consisting of 4 or more people sharing a working environment.
This calls for our Software Procurement Specialist to possess the following skills:
- A degree in accounting, finance or similar;
- At least 4 years' experience in a software procurement role;
- Knowledge of agile principles;
- Knowledge of ERP Microsoft Navision, in particular Microsoft Dynamics;
- Strong negotiation skills and a knack for interacting positively with people;
- Able to create processes and procedures that are smart, simple, and relevant within the context of an agile organisation;
- Good written and verbal communication skills, in English and Portuguese;
- Good attention to detail and naturally well organised.
At Critical Techworks we are creating an inclusive culture that values our people’s different viewpoints and experiences, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, ethnicity, religion, or disability.