Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Procurement Specialist to join our team.


  • Develop and implement robust Procurement strategies for local categories of spend that clearly meet business requirements;
  • Generate and place purchase orders to support sourcing activities for Engineering, Operations, Warehouses, Marketing and IT;
  • Evaluate and mitigate risk associated with long standing local suppliers and single sourcing;
  • Interface with leaders across multiple departments when necessary, to gauge and improve the effectiveness of support and services;
  • Support the implementation and compliance of Global Procurement processes, policies, guidelines, and strategies;
  • Support new projects by finding sources for new purchased components;
  • Work on cost reduction projects;
  • Coordinate support from multiple Category teams across the matrix to manage relationships with other Procurement staff remotely;
  • Support the development of the long and short-term plans to improve Procurement processes to enhance the overall performance of the Site;
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with vendors and ensure cost-effectiveness with a focus on product quality, pricing and lead time;
  • Adapt and respond to regularly changing business requirements;
  • Manage the interface between Procurement and the Site, balancing the expectations of both Procurement and Site stakeholders;
  • Process invoices with accounts payable and assist in reports; coordinate credits, refund and claims as needed;
  • Negotiate contracts and support the reduction of end-to-end total costs of the Site;
  • Balance both strategic and operational requirements to limit interruption of the supply and impact to the GSK revenue system.


  • Experience with cost benchmarking & financial audit with key supplier and legal matters (contracting);
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Willing to work in: Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc., Libis, Quezon City;
  • Strong analytical and planning skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, as they work with a diverse number of people, such as executives, suppliers, vendors, and supply chain managers;
  • Communication skills;
  • Graduate of any Business course;
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills;
  • An understanding of business operations and processes;
  • Goal-oriented;
  • Persuasion and Negotiation;
  • Familiarity with purchasing fundamentals;
  • Strong math, analytical, organizational, and communication skills;
  • Knowledgeable in SAP is an advantage;
  • Detail-oriented team players.