Mgr., IT Procurement & Asset Management in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

The Information Technology (IT) Procurement & Asset Manager is responsible for overseeing the purchasing and tracking of IT equipment, materials and services for the Information Technology department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage all purchasing activities by the IT Department
  • Collaborate with the Corporate Procurement Department and Finance to make sure all procurement processes and activities are being followed
  • Educate and communicate with IT personnel on proper processes to be followed
  • Ensure all procurement activities are done in a timely manner
  • Work with Finance to ensure all purchases are reflected in the correct financial periods and GL accounts
  • Maintain records of all contracts and recurring costs and verify monthly against actuals
  • In partnership with Corporate Procurement, collaborates with vendors to ensure a positive relationship, negotiate pricing and/or terms and evaluate vendor performance
  • Maintain inventory of all vendor agreements and coordinate renewals with IT leadership and Procurement
  • Maintain Asset Inventory with appropriate financial information and aligned with Finance
  • Provide input into budgeting process and maintain clear records of all committed costs
  • Maintain telecom expenses forecast and manage Telecom Expense Management Vendor

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in procurement of technology components and services
  • Vendor and contract experience working in a multinational corporate environment
  • Experience with procurement and vendor management practices
  • Experience working with Finance teams to track Fixed Assets throughout their lifecycle
  • Experience in IT financial management practices and budgeting processes
  • Understanding of vendor management principles:
  • Familiarity with contracts and ability to understand and interpret IT contracts for SLAs and software license grants and restrictions
  • Experience in operations, performance management, metric development and monitoring * Strong organizational, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong client relationship building and customer service
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience in interpretation and presentation of the data to groups and senior management
  • Familiarity with software license types and terms.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.