Procurement Analyst at Boys Town in Omaha, Nebraska

Posted in General Business 15 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

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Business: Boys Town
Job Summary:
In a career as a Procurement Analyst, you help us keep our organization on track to meet (or better yet, exceed) our goal of bettering the lives of youth and families across the country. The Finance team at Boys Town has a big role to play in guiding the success of our brand through technical assistance, reporting and so much more. No matter the role you play at Boys Town, you contribute to helping us change the future of Americas youth.
Schedule: Full Time
Responsibilities:
Conducts spend analysis, administers RFPs, and coordinates vendor compliance.


  • Analyzes spending trends and categories to recommend changes in vendors, items, contracts, quantity, substitutions and other insights to improve purchase power.

  • Analyzes purchasing opportunities with internal departments, vendors, and consortiums, to support the optimal and cost-effective goods and services selection.

  • Studies market trends and researches products and competitive pricing.

  • Analyzes quotes received and recommends source of suppliers.

  • Collaborates with stakeholders to establish specifications for RFQ's, RFI's and RFP's. Solicits RFPs and bids for commodities and services.

  • Develops bid analysis criteria and works with stakeholders on bid evaluation.

  • Creates bid documents, issues bids, and resolves vendor inquiries about open bids.

  • Prepares analysis of returned bids and consults stakeholders for review and award recommendations and to verify compliance; writes vendor award and non-award letters.

  • Resolves and/or investigates vendor compliance issues and inquiries. Works with appropriate parties, e.g., Compliance Department, for resolution.

  • Manages supplier performance for purchasing agreements by monitoring and maintaining supplier performance scorecards and quality management programs. Works with appropriate internal stakeholders to ensure vendor service delivery commitments are met.

  • Performs periodic category reviews and analysis, including bidding and negotiation to ensure departments have access to qualified vendors.

  • Communicates information on policies, procedures, order status or request for specification and pricing assistance; develops, writes, and effectively communicates purchasing services related content.

  • Manage material requirement planning and data maintenance best practices within the materials management system.

  • Manage the inventory replenishment processes at the SKU level and address changes and issues that arise.

Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelors Degree (in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Supply Chain and/or related area) or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 3 to 5 years of experience including procurement analysis.

  • Skilled in collecting and analyzing data, discerning patterns, identifying problems, and developing and recommending practical, applicable solutions.

  • Knowledge of project management phases, techniques, and tools.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels in the organization and with external business contacts in an articulate, professional manner.

  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.

About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: January 8, 2021
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.