Procurement Specialist Brightside Academy
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Brightside Academy provides child care and early education that prepares children to be life-long learners. Our program combines state-of-the-art facilities, a nationally recognized curriculum and learning quality credentials that work together to help each child achieve kindergarten readiness. Our corporate office is located in Pittsburgh, PA and our 65 academies academies are located in Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio.
The Procurement Specialist responsibilities will be to support internal and external customers to coordinate orders for our academy and corporate office needs. This position will work directly with the respective Department Managers limiting Brightside Academy?s areas of exposure and compiling data necessary for financial reports.
Review and process each location?s supply, office/craft, and food order.
Prepare and process purchase requisitions.
Maintain vendor order templates with current costs and budget data.
Ensure audit compliance and order accuracy.
Review and approve invoices for orders placed.
Invoice problem resolution.
Negotiate vendor pricing on behalf of Brightside Academy.
Participate in new vendor research.
Conduct product research.
Participate in vendor resolution or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
Support the specifications for issuing and awarding bids.
Support Compliance Manager with grant preparation and orders.
Grant process map updates.
Support department with grant reconciliations through file management.
Run DCW reports.
Assist with audit requests.
All other duties as assigned.
A successful candidate must be able to adequately perform each essential duty and have the following education and experience:
A Bachelor of Science degree in a business related field from an accredited college or university and/or a minimum of two years related experience.
Possess knowledge of basic accounting.
Successful experience working independently with minimal supervision.
Previous experience in a deadline driven environment.
Must be able to work as a team player when necessary.
Strong customer service skills.
Must have computer knowledge in Microsoft Office, preferably Word and Excel.
Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills.
Possess negotiation skills.
Strong analytical skills with ability to quickly learn new processes.
Strong written and verbal communication skills & experience.
Must be professional.
Our future is BRIGHTER with YOU! At Brightside Academy our employees are our best resource. As a result, we recruit and retain the best. We offer: competitive wage rates for qualified candidates; paid time off and holidays; competitively priced group health insurance for all full-time staff; yearly in-service trainings which are conducted by a certified trainer and meet state requirements, and the opportunity to climb the career ladder due to our continued growth. Brightside Academy proudly supports a diverse workforce EOE.
||925 Liberty Avenue |
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED