IT Purchasing Buyer II

US-TX-Richardson Operations Center
ID
2017-3147
2350 Lakeside Blvd
Category
Other

Overview

At Texas Capital Bank, we are driven by a single-minded and unwavering mission: to serve business and the individuals who run them. We use a consultative approach and innovative technologies to develop new ideas that give the bank and our clients a competitive advantage. We partner with our customers to push the boundaries of what’s possible—together.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas Capital Bank has offices in Austin, Fort Worth, Houston, Richardson, Plano and San Antonio, and we serve clients in a variety of industries from coast-to-coast.

 

We are on the Forbes Best Banks in America list, and were named a top place to work by The Dallas Morning News, Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News. For further information, please visit us at www.texascapitalbank.com.

 

The Buyer will be responsible for procuring hardware, software, and services for the Information Technology group.  The buyer will also be responsible for issuance of purchase orders, tracking open orders for timely delivery of goods, managing renewals, and logistics of equipment delivery.  The successful candidate will be responsible for partnering with key business stakeholders on purchases and renewals to deliver cost savings, quality of service, and value.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and build partnerships with key stakeholders to understand and deliver on requirements for information technology procurement requests
  • Manage the renewal process for subscriptions, support, and software maintenance
  • Developing and managing POs: Review for coding, pricing and information accuracy. After POs are cut, follow each order to ensure all items are received. Inform customers of PO issuance and any other details regarding orders
  • Developing and managing the RFI/RFQ/RFP Process. This includes organizing and coordinating information and requirements; planning, arranging, and meeting schedules; monitoring results
  • Evaluating bids and negotiating pricing and terms for goods and services
  • Maintaining records and databases containing information regarding licenses, warranties, and service agreements for hardware and software purchases
  • Ability to assist in the preparation and review statements of work
  • Participating in cost savings tracking and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Collaborating with internal customers/stakeholders on new projects/initiatives
  • Supporting information technology initiatives by understanding all processes and stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain effective and positive relationships with vendors based on quality, cost, delivery, and responsiveness.
  • Responsible for administrative duties within the information technology procurement and inventory management function. 

The duties listed above are the essential functions, or fundamental duties within the job classification.  The essential functions of individual positions within the classification may differ Texas Capital Bank may assign reasonably related additional duties to individual employees consistent with standard departmental policy.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other related field or equivalent work experience required
  • 5+ years of progressive information technology purchasing experience required
  • Experience with procuring software licensing and maintenance agreements and renewals required
  • Experience with negotiating pricing and commercial terms required
  • Experience in Finance/Accounting methodologies to ensure purchases are correctly coded according to Finance guidelines required
  • Experience preparing contract documents for Request for Information (RFI), Request for Quotation (RFQ), Request for Proposal (RFP) and Purchase and Supply Agreements required
  • Extensive knowledge of the information technology industry and disciplines to include infrastructure and applications required
  • Ability to adapt negotiating style to Texas Capital Bank’s culture required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Team player skills essential
  • Strong analytical, business process analysis and problem solving capabilities
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Demonstrated experience to form and maintain good working relationships with a wide network of internal and external stakeholders; some at senior levels
  • Experience using a procure to pay software system preferred
  • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) designation through Institute for Supply Management (ISM) preferred
  • In-direct procurement experience in a financial institution preferred

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