Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAWK) is a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. Blackhawk platforms and solutions enable the management of stored value products, promotions and rewards programs in retail, ecommerce, financial services and mobile wallets. Blackhawk’s Hawk Commerce division offers technology solutions to businesses and direct to consumers. The Hawk Incentives division offers enterprise, SMB and reseller partners an array of platforms and branded value products to incent and reward consumers, employees and sales channels. Headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif., Blackhawk operates in 26 countries. For more information, please visit blackhawknetwork.com, hawkcommerce.com, hawkincentives.com or our product websites GiftCards.com, giftcardmall.com, GiftCardLab.com and OmniCard.com.
Blackhawk Network is in need of an experienced Procurement Consultant to support a best in class procurement team. Responsibilities of the position include deep understanding of procurement policies, vendor management and meeting SOX requirements related to procurement and financial accounting practices. This person will develop internal partner relationships to help drive procurement initiatives. Such practices will include competitive bidding when appropriate, vendor evaluation and onboarding processes, contract review in coordination with our legal department, and negotiation and total cost of ownership analysis. The Procurement Consultant will support a supplier and spend optimization analysis to be conducted quarterly and annually.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate success in reducing costs and improving supplier performance through implementation of global sourcing strategies and becoming a go to resource for all significant procurement activities. This role will rely highly on the candidates experience and ability to partner and execute high impacting projects.
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