Procurement Specialist - SecureWorks
Company: EMC is now part of Dell Technologies
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Posted: January 05, 2017
Reference ID: 160012U8
SecureWorks Procurement Team
SecureWorks is a global leader in providing intelligence-driven information security solutions. We play an important role, as no organization in the world is immune from cyberattacks and the nature of the attack is changing every day. Internet security is a problem that will never be solved. Unlike point products that address a specific technology issue, we attack the problem holistically by analyzing threat actor tactics, techniques and procedures, and develop solutions using best-of-breed technologies to protect our clients. We are one of the best in the world at understanding the threat.
In short, we give our clients an early warning capability. SecureWorks was founded in 1999 and headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with offices in all the major security markets around the globe. We have more than 2,000 team members, and partner with more than 4,200 clients in 59 countries to keep the bad guys out of their networks. We’ve been consistently recognized by industry analysts, readers’ polls and as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for managed security services, worldwide.
The Procurement Specialist will utilize procurement/sourcing methods in order to support the applicable procurement strategies and needs of the business. This is an independent contributor role mainly responsible for day to day procurement activities including creating and receiving purchase orders, issue resolution, sourcing activities while supporting the back office.
-Day to day procurement activities by creating, receiving purchase orders
-Working with suppliers to invoice against purchase order
-Working with requesters to ensure goods were physically received and for any services rendered
-Negotiate with vendors to secure the best offerings.
-Proactively manage open contracts.
-Maintain purchasing reports for cost savings, supplier diversity goals, invoice aging, etc...
-Attests to policy and procedure governance ensuring compliance supporting internal audit teams.
-Identify and assist management to implement procedures to reduce inefficiencies in regards to customer intake, creating requisitions, and receiving.
-As business objective shift, workloads between Procurement specialist may be adjusted to balance workloads
As a managed security provider, SecureWorks expects its employees to understand and apply commonly known security practices and possess a working knowledge of applicable industry controls such as NIST 800-53. Employees will be expected to acknowledge their security responsibilities in writing prior to gaining access to company systems. Employees will be required to maintain a working knowledge of local security policies and execute general controls as assigned.
-3 years of professional experience in a contracting, strategic sourcing, supplier management or similar procurement role
-2 to 5 years of experience in a role in which issue resolution was part of the job duties
-Must have strong English verbal and written communication skills
-Self-directed, self-motivated and capable of working with little supervision. Ability to apply logic and make sound judgments.
-Demonstrated experience with a Procurement Spend Management application and a technology or services company
-Must be very organized and detailed oriented
-Strong communication and negotiation skills
This position is located in Atlanta, GA
SecureWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: SecureWorks is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at SecureWorks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. SecureWorks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. SecureWorks encourages applicants of all ages.
**Job:** **Business Analysis - Support Services*
**Organization:** **Security Solutions*
**Title:** *Procurement Specialist - SecureWorks*
**Requisition ID:** *160012U8*