IT Procurement Sourcing and Contracting Specialist
Location: Tulsa, OK
An Information Technology (IT) Sourcing, Purchasing and Contract Specialist performs difficult professional-level tasks associated with formal purchasing, contract negotiations, software licensing, asset management, and administration for Information Technology projects.
The duties of this position include:
Develops the scope and specifications for complex Information Technology projects with the customers and technical experts assigned to the project
Drafts and reviews Request for Bids (RFB) and Requests for Proposals (RFP)
Drafts, reviews, and compares vendor documents
Evaluates proposals and bids
Presents recommended cost savings approach for software, hardware and services across IT.
Coordinate discussions with vendors and execute negotiations according to business need and Procurement Policy
Obtain vendor/supplier counter signatures, as needed.
Drafts, edits, negotiates, reviews, interprets and clarifies contract provisions, legal requirements, terms, conditions, specifications, and quotations
Awards or recommends contracts
Monitors contract expenditures
Monitors software licenses and enterprise software contracts/agreements for compliance with license terms and for strategic planning purposes
Responds to inquiries in regard to the legal and technical criteria for the contract award decisions
The IT Procurement Sourcing and Contracting Specialist is expected to exercise considerable initiative and independence in managing the formal purchasing and contract administration duties for the company. The most qualified candidate will be involved in complex bid and contract negotiations that require a broad knowledge of IT applications and equipment, procurement and contract laws, federal and state regulations, and legal guidelines in order to maintain compliance.