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Buy Desk Analyst (Ariba)

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: October 19, 2019

Job Description:

My name is George Rogers and I am a Recruiter with Kelly Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 workforce solutions company. We are currently seeking to fill a Buy Desk Analyst position in Charlotte, NC. I have attached the details of the opportunity below:


Duration: 6 months, with likelihood for extension

Pay: $30.00 - $50.00/HOUR (depending upon level of experience)

The Buy Desk Analyst will be responsible for procurement activities to enable Source to Pay operations across SPS and other areas of the business supporting sourcing and buying activities for low risk goods and services. Analysts will be responsible for assisting the business in procuring low risk good and services following standard processes and policies, leveraging enterprise tools. Buy desk analysts ensure transparency into all third party spend, leverage enterprise spend portfolios and ensure contract terms and conditions are executed to protect the interest of the enterprise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support all procurement and subcontracting activities from start to finish.

  • Work with internal resources required to draft, review and submit Purchase Requisitions.

  • Ensure requisitions are complete and have all information required

  • Vet potential suppliers potentially suited to meet the company's requirements for price, quality, quantity, and delivery. Qualifications of suppliers with guidance from management and ability to complete new vendor registration in conjunction with guidelines.

  • Review contract terms and conditions in conjunction with the company terms and conditions; to assure they meet the guidelines of the company.

  • Draft and execute purchase orders and subcontracts. Approve all contractual actions by affixing your signature to all purchase orders, subcontracts, amendments, modifications and other contractual documents as well as responsible for upper management level approvals as required.

  • Process and resolve all invoice discrepancies to alleviate delay of payment and maintain invoice tracking documents as required.

  • Implement process improvements that positively impact turnaround time, quality or reduce risk.

  • Maintaining and updating supplier documentation and contract information.

  • Regularly liaise with Category Managers and business stakeholders and where appropriate direct spend to existing preferred suppliers.


    • Bachelor's degree required

    • 2 - 3 years of relevant experience in Contracts and/or Procurement. Recent grads with relevant Internship/Co-Op experience also encouraged to apply.

    • Proficiency of Source to Pay processes and platforms

    • Knowledge of Service Procurement ideal

    • Experience with Ariba would be helpful

    • Price Analysis- evaluation of bid and/ or cost estimates

    • Proficiency with Microsoft is necessary; strong understanding of Word, Excel, and Outlook

    • Strong organization skills and attention to detail

    • Self-starter, disciplined, highly adaptable

    • Excellent negotiating, oral and written communication skills

    • Ability to meet deadlines and handle a variety of assignments simultaneously

    • Ability to transition easily between collaborative and individual work styles

      **Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Please submit your resume to be considered for this position by pressing the "SUBMIT RESUME" button below. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position (, however, your resume should be uploaded via the "SUBMIT RESUME" button included within**Why Kelly--?As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping

      you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ

      each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.About Kelly--At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a

      leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable

      a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety

      of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

      Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females,

      individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

Keywords: Kelly Services, Columbia , Buy Desk Analyst (Ariba), Professions , Charlotte, South Carolina

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