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Professional Staffing Group is now ProPivotal! Same Ownership, New Name.

Procurement Buyer for University - $35/hour

Boston, MA  02110 - US

ID: 8445 REQID: Administrative/Clerical External Employee Full Time

Procurement Buyer for University - $35/hour

About the opening:

  • Competitive hourly rate of $30-35
  • Hybrid work arrangement, requiring on-campus presence once per week
  • Works closely with both new and existing suppliers


  • Procure goods and services according to specified cost, quality, and delivery targets
  • Process requisitions accurately and swiftly, adhering to organizational policies and guidelines
  • Negotiate contracts with unique terms for various provisions
  • Reduce costs by directing internal customers to preferred suppliers
  • Act as liaison between suppliers and various internal departments to resolve procurement issues
  • Monitor supplier performance, ensuring pricing and service integrity
  • Assist with compliance paperwork to meet institutional and sponsor policies
  • Handle additional duties as necessary


  • Minimum two years’ experience in the procurement field
  • At least one year of customer service experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated with robust problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent strategic thinking and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Commitment to high-level customer service and effective team collaboration
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and maintain attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the Coupa system preferred
  • Experience with procuring lab equipment, chemicals, and laboratory services is advantageous

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There are no costs for candidates utilizing our services as our clients pay for all related hiring fees. All ProPivotal job postings are either actual positions we had available at the time of posting and/or are representative of positions we typically fill or expect to fill. If you see a job that interests you, respond to the ad or give us a call so that we can help you find a job you'll love. As one of the area's largest staffing firms, we help 2,500 people find jobs a year so chances are good that we can help you too.


ProPivotal is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, color, religion, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.

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