Kforce Procurement Specialist in Providence, Rhode Island

Kforce has recently paired with a local Healthcare firm in Providence, Rhode Island (RI) to aid in their search for an Interim Procurement Specialist.Summary:The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for driving and implementing tailored strategic sourcing strategies and techniques to create cost savings, manage demand for external vendor resources, and to influence positive change in purchasing behavior at all levels of management throughout the organization.

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Three to five years of experience in strategic sourcing and vendor management, negotiation and vendor relationship building

  • Knowledge of key vendor performance metrics

  • Proven track record implementing complex supply chain deals

  • Ability to influence and lead strategic supply chain and business change

  • Ability to interpret and apply contract language

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours