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Procurement Specialist

Makati City, Philippines
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets.

We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world's most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Role description:

Our Enabling Functions span HR, Legal, IT and beyond. In every role you'll play a major part in driving the growth of our business by bringing your expertise, strategic vision, commercial focus and operational excellence.

Role accountabilities:

Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:
• Manage purchase requisitions, purchase orders and purchase agreements in Oracle ERP Cloud for direct and indirect spend including change order processing, contractual compliance with terms, verify and prepare for payment recurring charges, resolve payment issues and ensure purchases are appropriately categorized for accounting.
• Access various systems to process data and analyze these to facilitate decision making
• Contribute to a range of internal projects and work with senior specialists to ensure invoices are checked against orders placed
• Carry out tasks, such as data processing and/or the preparation of documentation, to support the implementation of projects to time and quality standards
• Identify and comply with the main principles relevant to Arcadis policies and procedures that govern standard work practices
• Provide feedback and recommendations of processes and systems for contiguous improvement for more efficient processes
• Respond to and resolve all types of enquiries and problems, judging when to pass complex queries on to or involve others, to provide an effective service and promotion of procurement best practice and clear advice to colleagues and customers
• Resolve operational day-to-day problems referred from other functions of the business, ensuring an efficient and high-quality service is extended to all internal clients
• Perform basic purchase order administrative duties,
• Support the development and maintenance of the database of potential and qualified subcontractors,
• Provide information for purchase order auditing
• Prepare purchase orders and place orders, and select vendors,
• Organize product information, and track back orders,
• Analyze quotations received, select or recommend suppliers, and schedule deliveries,
• Develop and maintain necessary records and files for efficient operation
• Handle basic issues and problems, and refer more complex issues to higher-level staff

Qualifications & Experience:
• Bachelor's Degree , Supply Chain or Procurement related degree an advantage
• 1 to 5 Years Procurement Experience
• Exposure in a Shared Service or multinational environment is an advantage
• Experience with ERP Systems is preferred;
• Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, Outlook, and Word)
• Possesses a strong client focus, as demonstrated by a flexible and enthusiastic approach to work assignments and new learning opportunities;
• A thorough knowledge and understanding of procurement concepts, principles and practices;
• Understands how the procurement functions integrate with and impacts other functions in the project delivery process
• Articulate communicator in both oral and written formats
• Quickly grasps business objectives and strategies and how service offerings support the attainment of those objective

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It's why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You'll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you'll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Join Arcadis. Create a Legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day, which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. At Arcadis, you will have the opportunity to build the career that is right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a 'people first' business, it is why we will take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy




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