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Associate Buyer

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Location: Phoenix AZ

Company Name: Collabera

Occupational Category: 13-1023.00,Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

Date Posted: 2020-03-18

Valid Through: 2020-04-17

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


Job Description

Job description:

Job Title: Associate Buyer

Duration: 4 months – Contract to Hire

Location: Phoenix, AZ 85004

The Associate Buyer will be responsible for carrying out service provider sourcing, tactical onboarding and information gathering for assigned geographic areas and trades. The Associate Buyer will be responsible identifying qualified Service Partners, collecting require documents, and understanding the Service Partners capabilities. You will be making approx. 30 outbound and using other tools to prospect trade companies

Primary Skills: Outbound calls, Good communication skills, (preferred degree from WP Carey, Communications, or Math/Analytics)

Day to day tasks:
• Identify potential Service Partners to expand our depth and capacity.
• Support Service Partners with new opportunities
• Work in conjunction with Buyers to identify areas of opportunities and strategies to close the gaps in the network
• Update required documents from Service Partners
• Sourcing of Service Partners for new clients as well as replacements of underperforming Service Partners
• Understanding of tasks required in a rapid changing environment
• Convert generated leads to Service Partner agreements

Include Must Haves/Top 3 Skills Needed:
• Strong Excel know how to put together a spreadsheet, creating tabs for multiple spreadsheets with data, making recap sheets (There may be a excel test during the interview so please ensure their excel skills are 3.5/5 or better)
• Computer skills (MS Office Preferred)
• Strong communication and CS Skills
• MUST have college bachelors

Interview Process:

Interviews will be onsite at client location. They will consist of the hiring manager and his associate in which they will each conduct a 30 minute interview back to back (1 hour total, same day) and a excel test to see their ability to make spreadsheets. Following this we will likely get feedback/offer within 48 hours.

Skills Required

Excel,msoffice,ms office,communication,buyer