Procurement Intern

Mobile Mini, Inc. Reston, VA

Posting Title:

Procurement Intern



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Role Description:

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

+ 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

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Business Unit:

Facilities & Procurement

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+ Junior or Senior undergraduate students who are majoring in Supply Chain Management, Accounting and Information Systems, Finance and Management or related degree programs.

+ The candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with knowledge of Microsoft Office.

+ Ability to work with large amounts of data and to translate analysis into potential opportunities and / or actionable information

+ The student must be able to work full time from May 15 to August 18 in our headquarters based in Reston, VA.

+ Submit a cover letter and resume. Your graduation date should be clearly stated.

Company Information:

Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software, services and insight to higher education. Ellucian helps the higher education community—students, faculty, and staff—achieve their goals more efficiently, effectively, and with reduced risk. Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of software solutions includes student information systems (SIS), finance and HR systems, recruiting and retention systems, among other offerings. With more than 1,500 institutions subscribing to Ellucian’s cloud services and SaaS offerings, the company is one of the largest providers of cloud-based solutions. Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services, such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries rely on Ellucian to help enable the mission of higher education.

Functional Area:

Facilities & Procurement

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We’re inclusive

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at Ellucian without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.