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Sourcing Agent (Kearney, Lincoln, or Omaha, NE)

University of Nebraska System Lincoln, NE Salary, Varies

Sourcing Agent (Kearney, Lincoln, or Omaha, NE)

Job Description Summary:

As a part of the Procure-to-Pay team, this position is responsible for the sourcing, qualifying, negotiating and selection processes involved with the procurement of complex products and services. The Sourcing Agent engages in supplier relationship management and analyzes spend data to make strategic decisions. This position collaborates across the P2P organization and with campus stakeholders located throughout the University. This position requires complex troubleshooting and critical thinking.

This position will focus on procurement of ITS related software, hardware and services.

Position Details:

Position Announcement:


Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree
• Three (3) years’ procurement supply chain experience including management of the full strategic sourcing cycle.
• One (1) year experience providing customer service.
• Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

• Professional experience working with or in public sector or higher education institution
• Experience with payment processing, sourcing, and/or procurement
• Experience with software related to sourcing, procurement, and/or contracting
• Demonstrated public speaking/presentation skills

Equivalent combination of education, experience, that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.

The ideal candidate has professional experience working in a public sector or an institution of higher education, experience with sourcing, is an agile, self-starter comfortable with attention to detail; an energetic, creative problem solver who can work independently along with the judgment to seek supervision and/or input from others, when necessary, communicate effectively and provide training and assistance one-on-one or in any size group setting.

Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is able to office from any one of the University campus locations in Omaha, Lincoln or Kearney.

Along with your application, please attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Direct questions about the position to: Direct questions about the online application process to: (402) 472-3701.

The University of Nebraska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. The University of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and E-Verify employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. All positions opened at the University of Nebraska are subject to veterans’ preference.

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted May 30, 2023
Date Closes June 29, 2023
Located In Lincoln, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Shift Custom
SOC Category 41-3031.01 Sales Agents, Securities and Commodities
Zipcode 68583

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