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Procurement Specialist Job

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Procurement Specialist Job

Procurement Specialist Job

Date: Jul 10, 2018

City: Bellevue, WA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 185868
Work Area: Finance
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


The Procurement Specialist works on purchasing projects of moderate to diverse complexity and scope.  Exercises independent judgment within defined practices and procedures to determine appropriate actions.  Follows established guidelines and interprets policies effectively.  Evaluate unique circumstances and ability to discuss issues and makes recommendations. Gets advice in order to make decisions on complex business issues.


General / E2E View

The Procurement Specialist works on purchasing projects of moderate to diverse complexity and scope. 

Applies procurement knowledge to execute a variety of common or moderate projects supporting client’s needs, strategic business goal of the function and financial objectives

Works independently within given area of responsibility (within defined guidelines, policies and processes)

Evaluates circumstances and is able to discuss issues and makes recommendations; gets advice in order to make decisions

Need to interact with local, regional or global counterparts (internal and external), up to mid-level (internally), to achieve desired results

May participate in procurement projects with cross-regional or cross-category focus

Strategy / Market Intelligence

Contributes to strategy execution

Makes proposals for topics to be considered in the strategy

Knows and understands the SAP corporate strategy and the strategy of his/her area of procurement

Conduct market analysis and track market trends

Sourcing / Negotiating / Contract Management

Demonstrates good capacity for sourcing, analyzing proposals, negotiating, contracting and evaluating suppliers in accordance with best practices for moderate business requirements

Uses the given processes and tools for bidding and contracting

Understands the LoB requirements

Executes sourcing projects on a local and global level according to established project plans

Negotiates new contracts or renegotiates existing contracts

Follows the given process and guidelines for contract management


3 + years experience in purchasing 

Experience includes operational tactical buying, basic negotiating, reporting and analysis


University degree preferably in Business Administration, engineering or a related field

Knowledge of purchasing systems desirable.

English,  Fluent

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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