: Procurement Specialist
101 Merritt 7
Norwalk, CT 06851

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As the worlds leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions delivered by managed service providers (MSPs), Datto believes there is no limit to what small and medium businesses can achieve with the right technology. Datto offers Unified Continuity, Networking, and Business Management solutions and has created a one-of-a-kind ecosystem of MSP partners. These partners provide Datto solutions to over one million businesses across the globe. Since its founding in 2007, Datto continues to win awards each year for its rapid growth, product excellence, superior technical support, and for fostering an outstanding workplace. With headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, Datto has global offices in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Canada, Australia, China, and Singapore. Learn more at datto.com.

The Procurement Specialist will perform a variety of purchasing related duties in support of the Procurement team. This will include working with internal stakeholders and vendors on the procurement process and contract requirements.

Main activities will include procurement of various goods and services by requesting quotes or performing formal bids/ request for proposals; as well as the ability to analyze, review, and negotiate contracts. In addition, the employee will enter, update, and maintain a variety of vendor records and reports related to activities as assigned.

This position reports to the Director of AP and Procurement.

A Look Inside the Job:

  • Assists the Director of AP and Procurement in providing and supporting the implementation of business solutions; identifying business needs; analyzing and implementing necessary processes and practices.
  • Process vendor onboarding for Datto departments.
  • Manage and review vendor records for accuracy.
  • Accurately enter vendor data into corresponding fields within NetSuite ERP.
  • Identify and correct vendor data entry errors using appropriate quality control methods.
  • Respond to vendor management requests from internal/external customers.
  • Ensures consistency with Datto procurement standards; negotiating commercial contract terms with vendors; and pursuing cost savings opportunities consistent with the department goals.
  • Detailed inspection/reading/editing and vendor contracts to ensure terms are in line with Datto standards
  • Engaging with Datto Legal team for contract review, as required
  • Advising stakeholders on proper contract templates, processes, and policies.
  • Maintain the integrity of the contract database
  • Assist Accounts Payable to resolve vendor payment issues
  • Ad Hoc request

About You:

  • Familiarity with procurement practices.
    • RFx, vendor assessment, negotiations, and purchase orders
  • Familiarity with contract terms
    • Contract review, redlines, and negotiation
  • Ability to express ideas and convey information effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize workloads and deadlines
  • Must possess outstanding research and analysis skills
  • Must possess excellent English oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity and comfort in a customer service role.

Skills:

  • Project Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Comfortable reviewing documents and providing feedback based on best procurement and contract practices

At Datto, we believe our employees are our greatest asset and offer all full-time employees a wide-ranging benefits package, including:

  • Comprehensive health-care benefits
  • Free lunch every Friday
  • Flexible paid time off policy
  • Free food, drinks, and fresh organic fruit
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Charity match program
  • Education reimbursement
  • And more!

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Datto is an equal opportunity employer.

Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Jason Ellis
Customer Experience Innovations Manager

"Every day is a new challenge in Support and with each challenge comes an opportunity to wow our customers. Being able to go home at night knowing that I helped someone else be successful is a fantastic feeling!"

Chelsea Doherty
Partner Accounts Specialist

"The people here are my favorite part of Datto. It's a really special bunch here, and the general air is a positive one. The way our CEO treats us is truly inspiring as well. Datto is completely committed to partner satisfaction from service experience to hardware standards."