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E-Procurement Coordinator

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Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

E-Procurement Coordinator

Central Purchasing Department


The Central Purchasing Department is recruiting for an E-Procurement Coordinator. Under general supervision from a designated administrator, this position will implement and assist in maintaining supply chain systems and processes focused on best-in-class solutions, continuous improvement, and effective cost management. The coordinator will serve as the point person for application support during on-going production operations. 


Characteristic Duties

  • Manage referrals from UC’s Help Desk to assist end users with Purchasing and Contract Exchange software
  • Manage order failures and communicate with appropriate parties to resolve underlying technical issues
  • Possess in-depth knowledge and expertise of the end-to-end software provider’s solution and related data feeds
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of University Financial policy
  • Assess Help Desk trends to determine if additional analysis and action is necessary to improve customer satisfaction
  • Identify and assist in implementation of solution improvements
  • Assist with system upgrades, product enhancement releases, and other functionality updates
  • Partner with Human Resources to design end-user training methodology as well as to create training materials and making the information available to the end user community
  • Assist in developing analytical reports
  • Assist in vendor contract compliance audits  
  • Assist in management of system user roles
  • Assist in Coordinating supplier enablement activities with both University stakeholders and the solution provider
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related degree; -OR- equivalent combination of education and experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with purchasing and accounts payable best practices
  • Experience in purchasing or supply chain environment
  • Experience with ERP systems and/or E-Procurement platforms such as JAGGAER, Ariba and other leading provider


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 36855 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Procurement, Engineer, Computer Science, Supply, Finance, Operations, Engineering, Technology

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