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Cluj-Napoca

Junior IT Buyer

Internal IT
 
 

Responsibilities

  • Receives and verifies with stakeholders’ requests for assigned materials, parts, and/or services
  • Conduct searches for new suppliers of goods and services, evaluate their capabilities, assess risk, and qualify as necessary
  • Perform IT suppliers’ assessment & selection, establishes the first contact with potential suppliers
  • Execute RFx for IT software, hardware, and/or services – negotiation, bidding process, price negotiations
  • Conduct research on available vendors to determine which vendors offer the best pricing and product quality
  • Support the Lead Buyer to organize and manage vendor governance meetings with the scope of identifying optimization solutions for the ongoing / new projects
  • Support with the negotiation of framework agreements/agreements with IT providers
  • Support with the development of long-term development strategies for product categories
  • Support/assist the IT category management allocated (benchmark & IT spend assessment, optimization, and saving opportunities) 

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree within Finance / Economics / Mathematics / Computer Science / Computer Engineering or alternate
  • 1-3 years’ Sourcing experience in the IT domain
  • Demonstrated experience in evaluating Software agreements
  • Good understanding and experience of effective supplier governance i.e. enabling timely decision making within an organization
  • Good knowledge of the concept of contract management, laws related to contracts/agreements, and applicable legal obligations and arbitration processes
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good time management qualities
  • Negotiation skills – practical experience in IT supplier management is considered a plus
  • Strong proficiency in English (spoken and written)

 

Additional Information

The Junior IT Buyer is responsible for supporting Sourcing activities such as preparing RFx and negotiating agreements and price offers, understanding the IT market, and collaborating with stakeholders and suppliers to identify new suppliers and manage IT categories.

The holder of this role needs to ensure that the selection of suppliers and the sourcing agreements reflect the business and technology demands and to manage and drive supplier performance toward the Endava standard of operational excellence.

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