Procurement Administrator/Buyer
Job ID
64890
Posted
12-May-2022
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Full-time
Areas of Interest
Purchasing/Procurement
Location(s)
West Union - South Carolina - United States of America
JOB SUMMARY 
Compiles and analyzes data obtained from various vendors and condenses information into an executive briefing/summary.  Researches suppliers to obtain required specifications and pricing and creates purchase orders for the acquisition of materials and services.  Provides related administrative support to the Procurement team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Compiles and analyzes data obtained from various vendors and condenses into a comprehensive executive briefing.

Surveys various CBRE offices to obtain data relating to current leases and obtaining related usage, specifications, and financial information of equipment, materials, and services.  Consolidates data into a comprehensive executive briefing.  

Researches suppliers to obtain pricing and specifications based on corporate usage and specifications.   

Creates purchase orders for the acquisition of materials and services.

Tracks all projects/leases on company-wide initiatives.

Interfaces with internal customers to provide proactive customer service support.

Provides related administrative support to including, but not limited to, scheduling appointments and relaying information to internal and external clients.

Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 
None.  Provides no informal or formal direction to co-workers.

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QUALIFICATIONS  
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE 
Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and a minimum of two to four years of related experience and/or training.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES 
None.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor.   Ability to effectively present information to an internal group.
FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE 
Requires general knowledge of financial terms and principles.  Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations.  Ability to solve problems in standard situations.  Requires basic analytical skills.

OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point.  PeopleSoft 8.4 or 8.8 experience preferred.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

DISCLAIMER
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

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CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.