EGE Internship EGE Internship on Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Procurement Intern
Reston, VA

Ellucian’s Procurement team partners strategically with internal business stakeholders to ensure procurements deliver the right products at right time and at market competitive rates. The Procurement Intern will support the Procurement Team by assisting with spend optimization projects, conducting market research, identifying best fit vendor solutions and providing contracting support. This internship is a hands-on opportunity to support real business projects involving mission critical vendors that enable Ellucian’s continued global competitiveness

Job Description
  • Collaborate with the Procurement team members to produce, implement and support sourcing strategies
  • Conduct market research and presents findings to support pending procurements and / or develop sourcing strategies
  • Assist in obtaining / reviewing competitive quotes for procurement scenarios and providing procurement recommendations
  • Draft / prepare RFx documents in collaboration with Procurement lead(s) and relevant business stakeholder(s)
  • Assist Procurement Team in preparation of e-sourcing projects
  • Analyze spend data to determine and highlight potential opportunities such as spend rationalization and / or spend optimization and to deliver against business unit / category specific spend analysis requests
  • Review existing vendor agreements, summarize key terms and be able to communicate important contractual terms
  • Participate in negotiation of supply agreements with vendors with management oversight
  • Implement defined strategies in coordination with and support of the Procurement Team