Procurement Specialist
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Fortra

1,001-5,000 employees

Cybersecurity solutions with threat intelligence.
Company Overview
Fortra distinguishes itself in the cybersecurity landscape by offering comprehensive solutions that proactively address security vulnerabilities through advanced encryption, network security, and threat intelligence. Their Offensive Security bundles allow organizations to tailor their defenses while benefiting from centralized management and reduced complexity, backed by Fortra's consistent, high-quality support. This strategic approach to cybersecurity, combined with a focus on centralization and efficiency, positions Fortra as a strong ally for businesses seeking robust protection against the dynamic nature of cyber threats.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1991

Headquarters

Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

10%

2 year growth

47%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Management
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Procurement & Sourcing
Supply Chain Management
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Purchasing or a related field.
  • Two years of procurement experience
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and analytical skills.
  • Proficient in procurement software and Microsoft Office Suite including SharePoint and Power BI a plus.
  • Knowledge of procurement regulations and best practices.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of inventory management is a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Support procurement team, business, and internal stakeholders to ensure supplier engagements are meeting performance metrics and compliance requirements.
  • Identify and/or evaluate and select suppliers in accordance with business objectives and policies.
  • Maintain strong relationships with suppliers to ensure timely and cost-effective procurement of goods and services.
  • Ensure the purchase fulfillment process is completed in compliance with established procedures and polices including but not limited to intake, review, approval, PO issuance, and vendor on-boarding.
  • Analyze pricing proposals, compare costs, and recommend cost-effective solutions to management.
  • Continuously seek cost-saving opportunities and support implementation strategies to gain operational efficiencies and reduce third party spend.
  • Partner with business, vendor, and legal to ensure all relevant and required contract documents are in order, agreed to, and executed in accordance with established processes.
  • Ensure supplier contracts, including terms and conditions, performance metrics, and compliance requirements are accurately recorded in the supplier management system.
  • Prepare various reports to ensure contracts/engagements are renewed in advance of expiration dates.
  • Develop templates for sourcing including RFP’s, Price sheets, and analysis recommendations.
  • Identify internal process efficiencies within tools, playbook, partnerships in alignment with Procurement Roadmap.
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls, regulations, and company policies in the procurement process, including ethical sourcing practices.