United Airlines

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,700 flights a day to 356 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 760 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 546 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 28 member airlines.

Senior Buyer - Indirect Procurement

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Posted 1 month ago in United Airlines


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Finance - The Finance department, which manages the company's budgets, forecasts and investments, and provides analysis of our financial performance and strategies.


Job overview and responsibilities 

The primary responsibility for this position is sourcing IT Services through participation in the development of sourcing strategies and negotiation of contracts.  Works directly with key IT personnel and IT partners to successfully source and manage Services engagements. 

    ·  Responsible for sourcing IT Services. 

    ·  Manages IT Field Services contracts as well as other infrastructure and application development contracts.

    ·  Supports the following functions:

            Participates in developing sourcing strategies that reduce risks and cost too United.

            Assist with department budgeting and compliance with all financial controls, including SOX compliance.

    ·  Negotiates IT contract terms and SOWs.

 

Required 

    ·         High quality of work, productivity / volume of work, and computer proficiency skills 

    ·         A minimum of three years of experience in a purchasing role or equivalent

    ·         Strong communication and project management skills. Excellent analytical skills. Knowledgeable of sourcing processes.

    ·         Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

    ·         Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

    ·         Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


Preferred

    ·         College degree or equivalent work experience



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Chicago,IL

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