CTG Procurement Support Specialist in Berkeley, California

Title: Procurement Support Specialist

Location: US-CA-Berkeley

Job Number: 18203431

CTG's premier global client located in Berkeley, CA has an immediate need for a Procurement Support Specialist. This position will be responsible for supporting the contracting process with third party suppliers for areas of spend associated with R&D, Direct Materials, and Technical Community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review pricing, terms and conditions for lower dollar/lower risk contracts, mark up contract, and communicate how contract should be processed

  • Utilize eSourcing tools where appropriate

  • Draft and Negotiate Contract Extensions/Renewals/Amendments for terms

  • Work with strategic sourcing managers, legal, external suppliers, etc. to obtain approvals and signature for contracts

  • Expedite customer requests to the correct strategic sourcing manager based on an understanding of the contract requirements

  • Support contract implementation and compliance

  • Administer Non-Strategic Spend (tactical spend) by conducting buying for lower dollar/lower risk goods and services as directed by the manager of Procurement Front Desk A and/or the strategic sourcing managers

  • Assist our internal customers in complying with policies, procedures, guidelines when procuring goods and services

  • Assure quality of Purchase Requisitions by assisting others with or independently processing Purchase Requisitions

  • Enter all appropriate contracts and monitor contracts in the respective procurement tools. Coordinate with Content Management for contract entry into PMD

  • Manage contract expiration's, renewals, notices

  • Capture achieved savings in the ProTrack system

  • Shift focus from transactional purchasing to value-based procurement

  • Strive to capture additional value by providing an effective front desk operation that will support the internal customers and the strategic sourcing teams

  • Success will be recognized when target savings are achieved, internal stakeholders are satisfied with the goods and services received and the sourcing teams can focus on strategic projects

  • Strong customer service skills are required to forge good working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Assist with financial analyses in the development of business cases

Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum Education Required - BS/BA

Skill & Competency Requirements:

  • Hands on experience with Procurement legal contracts required

  • Strong data analysis, analytical, and process efficiencies skills as well as solid project management skills

  • Strong relationship, communication, customer service, and influencing skills

  • Strong commitment to company guidelines and policies

  • Experience in Procurement, Materials Management, Supply Chain, etc. is helpful

  • Knowledge of Procure to Pay cycle experience or knowledge of Procure to Pay related business processes

  • High business acumen and problem resolution skills

  • High technical skills in MS Office products

  • Solid understanding of systems workflow, dependencies and inter-dependencies

  • Demonstrated time management and planning skills required to coordinate and prioritize multiple business unit needs and projects simultaneously while adapting to changes in business requirements in a fast-paced environment, strong ability to multi-task


Pay Rate: $42.00 - $45.00 per hour

Duration: 12 months

Shift Start: 8:00 am

APPLY NOW for resume review by Mary Jane “MJ” Slaughter at mjslaughter@ctg.com. Please reference CTG Job #18203431. Referrals are greatly appreciated!!

CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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