Senior Procurement Analyst

Location: Plano, TX
Department: Procurement

Compensation: $ - $
Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid PTO
  • Flexible Work Schedule

Job Purpose:  

This position provides a key role within the procurement/strategic sourcing department by supporting the strategic sourcing effort, program adoption and on-going category management for Learfield. The ideal candidate will collect RFPs/RFQs and other information. This person oversees ticket management and tactical procurement operations, i.e., responding to internal stakeholders and supplier questions. Ensures that procurement activities comply with internal policies and external regulations.

 

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Credit card audit and reconciliation (procurement rebate)
  • End user support for ticket operations and service level agreement performance.
  • Respond to supplier and stakeholder questions (e.g. category, supply, event, price, or specification)
  • Provides regular reporting and dashboards to internal procurement team
  • Identifying emerging trends and partnering with internal customers to create valued change.
  • Work with internal team and suppliers to track and communicate savings achieved
  • Research the market and vendors to verify credibility and ability to provide what is promised
  • Keep abreast of data resulting from the vendor relationship (KPIs) to ensure SLAs are met
  • Support other initiatives / projects in the company that may affect organization’s performance and collaborate with necessary stakeholders
  • Track and monitor invoices against budgets to ensure there is a favorable monthly variance
  • Track and monitor ticketing purchases
  • End user support for travel program and service level agreement performance.
  • Respond to supplier and stakeholder questions (e.g. category, supply, event, price, or specification)
  • End User Support for Procurement Mailbox (Adobe Sign, Concur, Shipping, Contracts, New Vendor documents, random end user questions 20 per week)
  • Contract Upload into ServiceNow, New Vendor Upload into Contract System/ServiceNow
  • Report Pulls for Great Plains and Supplier Systems

 

Job Specifications/Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain positive and professional attitude at all times.
  • Highly self-motivated with a strong bias for action
  • Exceptional organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to work in an accurate manner.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, maintain confidentiality and prioritize duties.
  • Identify and define problems; determine the probable causes; suggest solutions.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, specifically Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and engage at all organizational levels
  • 3+ years related experience or a degree in a related area of study.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

 

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Our suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.” 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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