LosAngelesRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Los Angeles jobs

Procurement Business Partner

Company: Airswift
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Function Human Resources Job Type Contract Date Added May 23, 2023 Airswift is looking for a Procurement Business Partner in Los Angeles, CA to work on a 12-months contract with one of our major clients.

The Procurement Business Partner is responsible for the development and fulfilment of Procurement needs for an assigned Procurement region of the company. This role will identify strategic sourcing opportunities, develop sourcing strategies in alignment with applicable Category Management strategies, lead sourcing events, negotiate with suppliers, administer contracts, monitor supplier performance, complete data analytics, and manage supplier relationships to optimize value for the company.


  • Complying with Procurement Policy, Internal Control Standards, and Procurement best practices.
  • Overseeing day-to-day procurement activities in support of the assigned the company's procurement region.
  • Developing and executing master agreements, compensation agreements, amendments, and contract addendums.
  • Managing the sourcing and contracting processes (i.e., strategy, planning, sourcing, negotiations, contracting, operationalization, and supplier management).
  • Supporting the implementation, adoption, and compliance of Procurement best practices.
  • Driving continuous improvement efforts to enhance and streamline contracting processes and improve contracting templates and contract clauses.
  • Interfacing with Category Management to support alignment on strategies and contracting requirements.
  • Developing fundamentally sound and fit for purpose contracts by applying knowledge of commercial contract law and in accordance with the company's guidance, practices, and requirements.
  • Implementing new contracts by uploading contracts into the company's Global Contracts Management System (CMS) and ensuring effective transition of contract terms to business stakeholders.
  • Performs analysis of quantitative spend data to draw conclusions and enable informed decisions.
  • Driving formal RFx (requests for information, proposals and/or quotes) through CMS; performing pre-bid / pre-award meetings; analyzing suitability of bids dependent on time constraints, cost, safety, and quality assurance; preparing bid evaluations and seeking appropriate approvals of awards.
  • Resolving contract issues (pricing, quality, timing, claims, liens, etc.) in coordination with business stakeholders.
  • Supporting and contributing to Procurement goals by providing the expertise necessary for development, maintenance, and continuous improvement of leading contracting and sourcing processes and standards
  • Developing strong results-based networks with key business leaders at the company to facilitate sharing of information, best practices, and lessons learned.
  • Managing stakeholder communications regarding Procurement process changes.
    Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or relevant discipline
    • Experience with Microsoft Office, SAP, Ariba or equivalent CMS, and other procurement technologies
    • Strong analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with ability to negotiate and influence critical decisions
      Preferred Qualifications
      • 1 or more years of procurement related experience in the energy industry with sourcing, negotiations, and contracting
      • Experience leading multiple Procurement initiatives concurrently across sourcing, contracting, materials management, and Procure-To-Pay (P2P)
      • Functional & technical knowledge of services sourcing, contracting, requisitioning, and purchasing processes
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), SAP, Ariba, and other procurement technologies
      • Ability to interface across functions and with key stakeholders Don't see a job for you? Register for our candidate portalSign in or register for iContract to stay updated with recommended jobs.

Keywords: Airswift, Los Angeles , Procurement Business Partner, Professions , Los Angeles, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Los Angeles RSS job feeds