Buyer, Reseller Procurement

Fiserv Salt Lake City, UT

About the Job

Position Description **About the Role**: This role is strongly leveraged in Fiserv’s new approach to Reseller procurement. The successful candidate will be directly responsible for procuring goods and services for Fiserv’s clients across the enterprise. This role has a direct impact on client satisfaction, as it relates to the timely and accurate execution of customer orders. They are part of a team which provides value-added procurement services, focusing on coordination with all Fiserv stakeholders and continuous engagement from order placement to delivery at the client’s site. This role includes participation in activities which span the entire firm and which directly impact our profitability through effective point of purchase optimization. **About our Business:** The Reseller Procurement team at Fiserv is responsible for the procurement and delivery of hardware, software and services that are sold to Fiserv customers. In this role, the Reseller Procurement team has a direct impact on our customers’ experience with Fiserv. We utilize a variety of vendor relationships to achieve the best outcome for Fiserv and our customers, as we execute transactions and take action at the point of purchase. //.// * *Reporting Relationships**: Reports To: Manager, Reseller Procurement Peers: Buyer, Reseller Procurement Direct Reports: None **Essential Job Responsibilities**: * Organize and prioritize procurement requirements related to new customer orders and support renewals * Generate reseller client contract lines in SAP with proper business unit, material codes, billing, accounting, and other key information related to the order · Execute the creation of purchase orders, verifying best vendor, costs, delivery instructions, stocking levels and other key information prior to PO approval and placement * Execute placement of Purchase Orders and perform all of the standard aspects of Procurement, including active management of the procurement process from order placement through receipt of products and subsequent payment of invoices · Proactively manage each purchase by ensuring confirmation of purchase price and delivery date on all purchase orders sent to suppliers. Ensure updates to status in the tracking system reflect order confirmation received from supplier and tracking details when available · Confirm that all tasks associated with procurement and delivery are complete in SAP to allow for client invoicing by the appropriate billing team. * Participate in the invoice approval process to ensure that supplier invoices are in accordance with purchase order terms and conditions and resolve issues as necessary * Understand all of the fundamental aspects of Procurement, including active management of the procurement process from order placement through receipt of products and subsequent payment of invoices * Maintain expertise in assigned purchasing areas and maintain working knowledge of other purchasing areas. Cross train with other department staff. Provide backup to other department staff as requested by department management. * Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, and streamline work processes. Work cooperatively and jointly with all department staff in support of department functions and to provide quality, seamless customer service * Keep department management informed of activities and provide reports to department management as requested. * May perform related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position /The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities./ **Required Qualifications:** _*Education:*_ * Bachelor’s degree preferably in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business Administration, Finance or Accounting. _*Experience:*_ * 3-5 years of Procurement Experience in a Supply Chain, Project Management, Business Administration, Finance or Accounting function * Direct experience with information technology procurement in a resale environment preferred * SAP requisition and purchase order system experience _*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:*_ * High energy/impact individual * Strong organizational skills * Ability to work under supervision to the completion of routine or administrative tasks, including small project responsibility and input into procedural processes and outcomes. * Ability to provide some evaluation, originality or ingenuity to the completion of assignments. * Ability to analyze business models to required effort, return on investment and market and competitive comparisons. * Ability to determine decision criteria within masses of inputs and document requirements clearly and concisely * Proven ability to work efficiently, effectively and proactively in a fast-paced and deadline oriented environment * Ability to interface effectively with all levels of Fiserv’s associates and supplier organizations * Passionate about creating significant accomplishments. “No-excuses” professional. Makes the most of what is provided * Highly effective communicator – written and verbal * Computer software application proficiency, including Microsoft Word and Excel * Interpret, explain, and enforce procurement policies and procedures **Travel Required**: * Minimal travel will be required at times Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet. Visit areers.fiserv.com/eeo for more information.