Mastech Digital is an IT Staffing and Digital Transformation Services company.

Procurement Associate

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Location: Tampa, FL
Job Code: 189559
Posted: May 15, 2019

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for leading American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Procurement Associate for our client in the Banking and Financial Services domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits, exciting challenges, and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract-to-Hire position and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.

Duration: 6 Months Contract-to-Hire 

Location: Tampa, FL

Compensation: Market Rates 

Role: Procurement Associate

Primary Skills: Saas

Role Description:
The Procurement Associate would need to have at least 5+ years of experience. In this role, you will work with business stakeholders, financial, risk and legal colleagues to identify requirements, manage demand, lead sourcing events (including RFPs), and negotiate pricing and commercial terms for the Organization’s IT Professional Services acquisitions and renewals. 

You will lead the complete sourcing life cycle from initial requirements identification to contract sign-off.

The Corporate Procurement Services (“CPS”) is responsible for working with business managers and subject matter experts within the Organization to define requirements, identify and mitigate vendor risks and procure all 3rd party IT and non-IT goods and services for the client and its affiliates.


- Develop and direct the strategic sourcing process and act as the central point of contact to monitor and improve supplier performance

- Manage procurement activities associated with IT Professional Services support renewals and new IT Professional Services SoWs

- Document and report savings

- Provide external marketplace knowledge of the latest IT Professional Services dynamics, trends, benchmarks and best practices

- Evaluate and recommend sourcing opportunities to lower costs and reduce risk

- Define and lead RFP initiatives working with business owners and technology SMEs

- Promote excellence in sourcing processes across the Organization.

- Utilize consistent methodologies to pursue deliverables that are aligned with strategic objectives and policies

- Act as an interface between vendors and the Organization for legal, vendor risk, privacy and technology risk as needed to ensure that IT Professional Services is sourced with an acceptable level of risk for the Organization

- Align risk and control processes into day to day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk

Leadership Competencies for this level include:

- Accountability: Demonstrates reliability by taking necessary actions to continuously meet required deadlines and goals.

- Global Collaboration: Applies global perspective when working within a team by being aware of own style and ensuring all relevant parties are involved in key team tasks and decisions.

- Communication: Articulates information clearly and presents information effectively and confidently when working with others.

- Influencing: Convinces others by making a strong case, bringing others along to their viewpoint; maintains strong, trusting relationships while at the same time is comfortable challenging ideas.

- Innovation and Creativity: Thinks boldly and out of the box, generates new ideas and processes, and confidently pursues challenges as new avenues of opportunity


- Minimum of 5 years of related IT Professional Services experience

- Bachelor's degree preferred with Masters or equivalent experience

- Prior experience in a financial services or technology vertical is not required but is strongly preferred

- Have a thorough knowledge of the competitive landscape within IT Professional Services and an understanding of the major trends influencing IT Professional Services spend

- In-depth understanding of IT Professional Services contracts, software development lifecycle, support in enterprise infrastructure environment, SAAS, cloud-based data management, cyber security requirements, licensing terminology, aspects of IT Professional Services licensing rights, and IT Professional Services SLAs

- Ability to thrive within an evolving IT environment supporting many enterprise systems

- Aptitude at building and maintaining strong partnerships across organizational lines to achieve objectives

- Ability to develop and execute sourcing strategies that deliver measurable bottom line savings while mitigating vendor and other risks

- Ability to translate strategic vision in to tactical plans and manage the change required to execute

- Proficient in use of Fieldglass, Global eProcure (GEP), Oracle, or a similar Sourcing and Procurement platform and familiarity with the various modules; Spend Analytics, Sourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management, Purchasing

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent

Experience: Minimum 5+ years

Relocation: This position will not cover relocation expenses

Travel: N/A

Local Preferred: Yes

Recruiter Name: Udita Tyagi

Recruiter Phone: 877.884.8834 (Ext: 2141)

Equal Employment Opportunity


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