Contracting Agent 3


San Diego, California

a month ago

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Title:                 Contracting Agent 3
Location:         San Diego, CA
Duration:         24 Months
  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain, Business, English, Computer Science, Economics, or other related field and 5 - 8 years supply management experience.
  • A master’s degree in business administration, or other advanced academic degrees or training is highly desirable.
  • A valid California driver's license is required.
  • Typically requires materials and/or services purchasing experience and has successfully completed purchases over $1,000,000, and/or 2 - 4 years of experience in specific service and/or material expertise.
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) designation or similar professional certification in Supply Management is desirable.
  • Knowledge and application of contracting and supply management principles.
  • Working knowledge of contract management and/or accounting systems.
  • Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel applications.
  • Communicates clearly, seeks input from others, presents information in a clear, logical, structured way, and written communications are clear and concise.
  • Anticipates and identifies customer needs, is responsive to internal and external customers, looks for ways to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Contributes significantly to the accomplishment of the team’s goals and objectives, values the contributions of others, encourages the participation of everyone on the team, actively seeks and incorporates the input of others.
  • Gathers relevant information systematically. Broadly defines issues, considering a wide range of factors. Grasps the complexities and interrelationships of issues.
  • Displays personal integrity in all communications, decisions, and actions.
  • Is action oriented, drives for results. Sets high standard of performance for self and others. Integrates efforts across organizational lines.
  • The resource will be responsible for supporting staff within the Supply Operations team. Manages and executes daily procurement transactional activities (e.g., Release, Purchase Orders, other type of Agreements for materials and services), and resolves invoicing and billing issues if they arise.
  • Create, negotiate, and execute Purchase Orders, Releases, Amendments, Assignments, and other types of low to moderate value/risk contracts primarily for services and some materials using Company systems and approved templates/procedures.
  • SAP Ariba Sourcing Software and SAP Ariba Contracts Contract Management Software experience is highly desirable.
  • Manage the setup and maintenance of new suppliers.
  • Aids clients through ongoing contact in proper contract management and administration principles.
  • Works closely with internal support organizations including Law Department, Accounts Payable, and Risk Management.
  • Resolves conflict between suppliers and company.
  • Ensures continuous improvement in procurement operational processes, process simplification and compliance using tracking spreadsheets for documentation purposes.
  • Maintains records to demonstrate that proper protocol was followed in the contracting processes and in the implementation of the supplier relationship.
  • Ensures optimal usage of all Purchase to Pay tools.
  • Resolve Purchase Order and invoicing issues as they arise.
  • Maintains emphasis on contribution to the Supplier Diversity Diverse Business Enterprises (DBE) goals.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with teams and suppliers to reduce overall costs.
  • Perform other Supply Management duties & tasks as assigned.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $71.74/hr.