Senior Procurement Specialist (6-7 month contract)

Senior Procurement Specialist (6-7 month contract)

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This role is an integral part of Zynga’s Global Procurement team, which is chartered to directly support all of Zynga’s business units. Reporting into the Director, Accounting Operations the Sr. Procurement Specialist will effectively lead the administration of the procurement and travel function for assigned region(s), functional business unit(s) and commodities following established corporate and internal standard operating policy and procedure statements.

The Sr. Procurement Specialist will have a passion for procurement and travel operations, process improvement by following a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach for the organization. The Sr. Procurement Specialist works in collaboration with the Lines of Business, FP&A, Accounts Payable and Procurement team members to successfully deliver procurement services. High energy, self-motivation, and initiative to achieve and exceed individual and department performance goals are a necessity to excel in the position.


  • Provides assistance and guidance to users regarding the clarification of purchasing policies, procedures, practices.
  • Reviews assigned contracts and/or purchase requisitions to ensure appropriate purchasing method/structure, proper authorization, specifications.
  • Conducts employee training to support compliance to Zynga Procurement procedures
  • Creates Oracle Purchase Order properly in compliance with contract terms, policy, and procedures
  • Assist in researching and resolving receiving and accounts payable issues for assigned purchase orders
  • Assists in expediting purchase orders and delivery of materials and services; coordinates all appropriate actions with user group and supplier(s).
  • May negotiate contracts to support procurement requirements.
  • Assist in Procurement process improvements and process change initiatives.
  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned to improve Zynga’s Procurement process
  • Answer inquires to
  • Provide internal customer service by providing assistance in booking and answering questions.
  • Negotiates hotel pricing for Zynga’s key office locations.
  • Be the liaison between Zygna and our travel agencies, including address any issues that arise from our employees, vendors, and management to our travel agency.
  • Provide analysis to management on our company’s travel trends.
  • Reconcile the travel card every month.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Minimum of two to five years of experience working in the Accounting Operations role including Accounts Payable, Travel or Procurement.
  • Experience in a fast paced organization.
  • Proven ability to train end users on system/workflow responsibilities
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a high volume of requests and providing support within a large organization.
  • Public company experience is a plus
  • Strong analytical, oral and written communications skills
  • Self-motivated and can keep to deadlines
  • Proficient in Excel, Outlook, database tools
  • Experience with Oracle (AP, Purchasing)
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent experience
  • Projects a professional image through communications whether by telephone, email, or in person
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