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Procurement Specialist - SaaS Required



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Every single day around the world, thousands of patients are harmed from care delivery errors, many of which are preventable. We want to change that. RLDatix is on a mission to improve healthcare by enabling a world where patients receive the best and safest care possible. Trusted by thousands of clients around the world, our connected healthcare operations platform combines software and trusted services to empower organizations with critical data insights across risk, safety, compliance, provider lifecycle and workforce management. Our user-centric approach provides a holistic, real-time view of healthcare operations, connecting disparate information across the enterprise – thus giving organizational leadership the contextualized data they need to make better informed decisions.

RLDatix is truly global, with over 2,000 employees across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Australia, Canada, and the United States. Our strategy is fueled by organic and inorganic growth that brings together the brightest minds and the latest technology – including AI - to deliver marketing leading solutions for our clients. We are looking for people to join our team who are passionate about making a positive change in healthcare. Join us as we work towards our vision of safer, better healthcare for all.

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our procurement team as a Procurement Specialist. The ideal candidate will assist in the procurement process, from sourcing suppliers to negotiating contracts, ensuring timely delivery of goods and services while maintaining cost-effectiveness. This entry-level position offers a great opportunity for professional growth within the procurement field.

What you will do:

Supplier Sourcing and Evaluation:

· Identify potential suppliers through market research and analysis.

· Evaluate and assess suppliers based on quality, reliability, and cost.

· Maintain a comprehensive supplier database.

RFQ (Request for Quotation) Management:

· Prepare and distribute RFQs to potential suppliers.

· Collect and analyze supplier quotations.

· Collaborate with internal stakeholders to review and select the best suppliers.

Negotiation and Contract Management:

· Assist in negotiating favorable terms and conditions with suppliers.

· Collaborate with legal and other relevant departments to ensure contract compliance.

· Maintain accurate records of all contracts and agreements.

Purchase Order Processing:

· Generate purchase orders based on approved requisitions.

· Verify order accuracy and confirm delivery schedules.

· Communicate with suppliers to address any issues and ensure timely deliveries.

Cost Monitoring and Analysis:

· Track and analyze procurement costs.

· Identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.

· Prepare reports on procurement metrics and key performance indicators.

Collaboration with Cross-functional Teams:

· Work closely with departments such as finance, operations, and project management to understand their procurement needs.

· Collaborate with team members to achieve overall organizational goals.

Compliance and Risk Management:

· Ensure compliance with company policies and relevant regulations.

· Identify and mitigate procurement-related risks.

Professional Development:

· Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and new technologies in procurement.

· Actively participate in training and development opportunities.

Experience/skills you will need:

· Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field; or equivalent experience.

· Strong analytical and negotiation skills.

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

· Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with procurement software is a plus.

RLDatix offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, disability coverage, a generous retirement savings plan, paid time off, and paid holidays. RLDatix is an equal opportunity employer, and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws.