6607- Services Procurement Consultant - German Speaking

Germany    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 6607 - Posted 22-Mar-2022

Procurement  Specialist

KellyOCG, a division of Kelly Services is looking for an individual who has the ability to act as a Client Procurement Specialist.

As part of Kelly's Outsourcing Consulting Group (OCG), CWO leverages staffing, procurement, and supplier management expertise to bring customers an end-to-end centralized workforce management program.  

  • Facilitating and monitoring the IC/RFx/SOW process life cycle and establishing and managing relationships between the Independent Contractors, Service Providers, Engagement Managers, Procurement and Stakeholders to ensure that all processes are executed in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate the IC process lifecycle by: Engage with engagement manager to determine appropriate path for engaging talent Initiate IC evaluation and supplier on-boarding. 
  • Review and monitor request status and progress.  
  • Provide IC program education. 
  • Conduct just in time training to Suppliers and Hiring Managers when resolving issues.  
  • Manage the Non-Qualified IC process.

Facilitate the RFx process life cycle to SOW award by: 

  • Engage with engagement manager to finalize RFx and determine appropriate path to SOW  Ensure RFx compliance with client and KellyOCG policies 
  • Release RFx to preferred suppliers based on supplier capabilities matrix and coordinate follow up calls
  • Coordinate and schedule supplier presentations        
  • Partner with Stakeholders to determine bid winner and conduct negotiations as needed

Facilitate the SOW process lifecycle from creation to project end by:

  • Monitor approvals by manager and service provider, create amendments for changes, track PO spend and monitor project end date.
  • Ensure timely submittal of milestone payments, audit for accurate invoicing information and research and resolve supplier payment issues.
  • Establishing and building a professional rapport, following up consistently and maintaining on-going contact and communication.
  • Act as a cooperative and contributing team member of the program to ensure that a high level of service is always offered to customers, suppliers and program stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all key service delivery objectives are met by taking an active role in continuous improvement of service delivery processes and in maintaining and improving stakeholder experience.
  • Proactively identify service delivery issues and coordinate timely resolution.
  • Maintain project and case records in the designated technology platforms.
  • Upon request, produce standard and ad-hoc reports from technology platforms. 
  • Analyze and present results.

Job Requirements:

  • Procurement, Technical or Business related field;
  • Years’ Experience required: 3-5 years’ experience-Procurement, Process Improvement or Operations processing Statements of Work
  • Skills Required: Engineering recruiting/staffing experience highly preferred 
  • Bilingual. German required.
  • Proficient in developing professional relationships with clients and suppliers.
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and listening Ability to problem solve
  • Proficient negotiation skills Ability to prioritize and effectively handle multiple tasks that require detail  orientation
  • Ability to lead and/or contribute to a team environment
  • Demonstrate initiative and self-motivation
  • Efficient time management skills
  • Functional PC and internet skills to include MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other internet based web tools.