Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Strategic Procurement Analyst

Expired Job

University Of Colorado Denver , CO 80208

Posted 3 months ago

To meet the PSC Staff and to learn a little about our organization, please see the following video:

The University of Colorado's (CU) Procurement Service Center (PSC) is a nationally recognized procurement office dedicated to using technology to enhance the university's programs and create efficiencies within policies. PSC supports the entire CU community, which includes four campuses plus system administration. CU is a public research university serving Colorado, the nation and the world through leadership in high-quality and professional training, public service, advancing research and knowledge and leading-edge health care.

This work unit exists to procure for the university community, which includes three campuses and system administration, the goods and services that are needed, when they are needed, from the right source and at the most reasonable cost, while interpreting and applying federal, state, and university rules and regulations to assure accountability and integrity to the public and fairness to the business community.

This position exists to support Strategic Procurement activities including supplier relationship management, administration of the department survey process and resulting analyses, and evaluating, implementing and monitoring University-wide Strategic Procurement initiatives. This position will work with all units within the Procurement Service Center (PSC) to facilitate these goals. Success in this position will be dependent upon the ability to successfully manage these duties with multiple internal and external stakeholders, as well as be able to build effective partnerships with campus customers and key suppliers. This position reports to the Director of Strategic Procurement and is exempt from the State of Colorado Classified Staff system.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
50% - Supports the supplier relationship management program and assists in developing and implementing value focused supplier performance and quality management programs, such as supplier goal establishment and data presentations. Ensures continuous process improvement and innovation to enhance relationships between the University and key suppliers.
20% - Supports Strategic Procurement team and the PSC in analyzing, implementing, and monitoring University wide sourcing and e-procurement opportunities. This includes the use of appropriate business metrics, internal data sources and external analytic tools. Provides internal and external reporting, as well as business cases, as appropriate.
20% - Provide assistance and support to the Strategic Procurement team in managing the PSC customer survey program and the PSC website.
10% - Special Projects - Executes other projects as assigned which support the mission of the PSC.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

To be successful in this position a candidate will need the following:

  • Knowledge of, and expertise using, various proven negotiation methods; and the ability to critically analyze a negotiation.

  • Excellent written and oral communications; listening skills to accurately interpret what others are saying; ability to articulate goals, strategies and direction.

  • Organization skills, including meeting facilitation and decision making; must be able to meet critical deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple concurrent tasks and responsibilities, and be responsive to changing priorities, all while maintaining personal effectiveness.

  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite.

Who we are: System Administration, which also houses the Office of the President, is located in the uptown neighborhood of Denver with an office in Broomfield and a few smaller offices located on the campuses. However, this position is located in Denver. Many of our departments support the educational and research missions of the four University of Colorado campuses. We provide diverse opportunities for professional development, innovation, and collaboration with talented staff and faculty.

What we offer:

Salary: The salary has been established at $60,000.

Benefits: The University of Colorado offers an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical: Multiple plan options

  • Dental: Multiple plan options

  • Additional Insurance: Disability, Life, Vision and Wellness

  • Retirement 401(a) Plan: Employer contributes 10% of your gross pay

  • Paid Time Off: Accruals over the year

  • Vacation Days: 22

  • Sick Days: 15

  • Holiday Days: 10

  • Tuition Benefit: System employees have the benefit on all campuses

  • ECO Pass: RTD Bus and light rail service

  • Additional Perks & Programs: Clickhere to access a few more Perks and Programs

Click here to access our TotalCompensation Calculator to see what your total rewards could be atCU. This position is a University Staff position. For more information on benefits programs,including eligibility, is available at

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors' degree from an accredited institution of higher education or equivalent work experience (the educational requirement may be substituted with professional experience on a year for year basis).

  • Two (2) years of experience with data management tools and reporting, procurement, supply chain management, or supplier relationship management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with process improvement

  • Experience with sourcing goods and services

  • Professional experience in a higher education environment.

  • Professional certification, such as CPM, CPSM, CPPB or CPPO.

  • Degree in Supply Chain Management.

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Strategic Resource Planning Analyst

Xcel Energy

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-01T00:00 Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - St Paul Do you want to have an essential role supporting the energy infrastructure that provides power to millions of homes and businesses? Do you want to build a long-term career in a stable industry at a company that's committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? Consider a position within Xcel Energy's natural gas operations. Summary Develops and maintains historic and predictive models and forecasts of short- and long-term Gas Capital and O&M budgets. Designs and performs quantitative studies and presents recommendations in support of strategic workload and manpower resourcing for Xcel Energy Gas design, construction and maintenance activities. Continually defines and coordinates existing and future data requirements for the analysis necessary to optimize the accomplishment of Xcel Energy Gas and Strategic Resource Planning. Contributes to a high-performing, motivated workgroup by applying statistical, analytical, interpersonal communication and collaboration skills to achieve financial and performance goals and metrics. Essential Responsibilities * Develop and maintain historic and predictive models and forecasts of the economic, workload and workforce factors that impact the accomplishment of Xcel Energy Gas capital, O&M and reliability commitments in a timely and cost effective manner. Entails performing data acquisition, analysis, output interpretation and result presentations. Prepare multiple scenarios and perform sensitivity testing. * Design and perform quantitative analysis of financial, workload and manpower data from multiple corporate systems utilizing a variety of query and analysis applications in support of work force planning and utilization. Respond to business unit requests for analyses in support of their resource decision-making. Prepare reporting (routine and ad hoc) and presentations for Asset Management, OpCo leadership and Field Operations based on analysis and modeling results. * Maintain Project Portfolio Management system including the prioritization of projects and funding activities needed to support them. * Continually define and coordinate existing and future data requirements to optimize the accomplishments of Xcel Energy Gas and the effectiveness of Gas Strategy. Provide consultation and recommendations on appropriate query tools utilization, statistical methodologies and database applications. Assist in developing new processes to increase efficiencies and enhance reporting capabilities * Interface with personnel from Business Systems, Asset Management, Investment Delivery, Business Operations and Planning, Financial Operations and Human Resources in order to ensure data availability, integrity and quality. * Work directly with IT technical support personnel in the development, enhancement and maintenance of various information repositories and metric reporting systems necessary to plan and manage the Gas Design, Construction and Maintenance workload. * Lead and/or perform special projects as needed Minimum Requirements * Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Market Research, or Business * 5 years of experience in database development, quantitative/statistical analysis and historical/predictive modeling and forecasting * Demonstrated proficiency in a wide range of database programs, analytical and reporting tools; may include but is not limited to Excel, Access, Passport, work management software, SPSS, SQL, Brio, Crystal and web-based applications * Demonstrated advanced skills in problem solving, negotiating, oral and written communication of technical information, customer service and relationship development * Demonstrated ability to identify opportunities for improvement or synergies that lead to goal achievement Preferred Requirements * Advanced degree * SAP Experience _______________________________________________________________________________________________ As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team. Posting Notes: CO - Denver || CO - Denver; MN - St Paul || United States (US) || Operations || 58665:Gas Investment Delivery XS || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining || Requisition Number: 14752 Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at Xcel Energy Denver CO

Strategic Procurement Analyst

Expired Job

University Of Colorado