HomeServe USA

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Buyer

Buyer

Job ID 
2017-2574
Job Locations 
US-PA-Canonsburg
Category 
Accounting/Finance

More information about this job

Overview

Company Information

 

HomeServe USA, ranked as a 2016 Top Work Place, provides emergency repair plans which are like roadside assistance for your home.  Our vision is to become the top-of-mind solution for consumers when something goes wrong in their home.  Our incredible growth is fueled by a dynamic team who values collaboration, innovation and delivering exceptional customer service, all while working in a fun and friendly environment. HomeServe USA is part of a global organization that serves millions of customers in the US, UK, France, Italy and Spain.  Come see why you should work for HomeServe USA!

 

 

Position Overview

 

The Buyer will report to the Sr. Director of Sourcing at HomeServe. The Buyer will be responsible for delivering cost savings and avoidance; helping the business mitigate risk in vendor selection and engagement; and have an active role in procurement governance and process improvement in procure-to-pay. While the Buyer will work with all category types, the predominant category will be IT products and services.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Deliver cost savings and avoidance; helping the business mitigate risk in vendor selection and engagement
  • Participate in procurement governance and process improvement in procure-to-pay, predominantly IT products and services
  • Negotiating price and contract terms
  • Reviewing statements of work for completeness
  • Analyzing spend
  • Reporting on projects
  • Managing and implementing procurement related projects

 

Qualifications/Skills

 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience 
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills
  • Comfortable working on many activities at the same time
  • Experience with process improvement projects
  • Familiar with Service Level Agreements and the key components of Statements of Work
  • Other key skills: negotiations, analysis, presentation, listening
  • Intermediate Word, Excel, Powerpoint

 

In return we offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Business-casual attire throughout the week
  • Friendly, open and team oriented work atmosphere
  • Excellent benefits including generous medical, vision, dental and life & disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with a company match

 

HomeServe USA is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer.