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Sr Tech Purchasing Associate

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About This Role

Gartner is searching for a Sr Tech Purchasing Associate Asso to join our BuySmart India COE. The Senior Contract Review will be responsible for leveraging technology to analyze contracts and collaborate with internal subject matter experts (Gartner Analysts) to help clients identify critical variances in their contracts.

This role provides an opportunity to learn the intricacies of different vendor contracts and how clients can optimize costs and overcome challenges associated with complex, high-value IT contracts.

What you’ll do:
 

  • Liaise with internal associates and subject matter experts (Gartner Analysts) in relation to clients’ review inquires.
  • Develop a deep understanding of contract and commercial terms (including their potential risks and benefits).
  • Extract relevant commercial terms and pricing data from clients’ contracts into individual client specific forms.
  • Analyze contract variations to uncover standard/non-standard terms that clients should negotiate.
  • Manage creation of contract benchmarks (e.g., pricing) within Gartner systems based on vendor categories.
  • Perform quality assurance testing of completed work.
  • Ensure that all SLAs are met and are fully supported across all varied requests.
  • Support periodic reporting and analysis on key performance and benchmarking metrics.

What you’ll need:


We are looking for creative, articulate and self-motivated individuals who would like to work in a process-driven, team-based environment. Our search for talent is centered, without exception, on the ability to be organized, pay strong attention to detail, and work autonomously (i.e., high degree of self-reliance/self-starter). Some of the shared characteristics of our successful hires include:

  • Total 2 to 3 years of prior experience
  • Adaptability to fast paced environment and changing business requirements while effectively prioritizing based on value of business to Gartner.
  • Ability to effectively process high volume and variety of incoming requests by multi-tasking.
  • Experience handling multiple priority activities/projects at once within allotted SLA.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills, incorporating requirements, action plan and timeline when communicating with internal subject matter experts.
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship building, and time management skills.

Who You Are

  • Strong appetite to dive deep into a given content terrain to develop expertise and distill key findings. 
  • Ability to gather, analyze, restructure, identify and create original insights from qualitative and/or quantitative data.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with particular attention to precision of language and ability to organize information logically.

What we offer :

  • Competitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, Group Medical Insurance, Employee Provident Fund (EPF) contributions, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!
  • Collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversity 
  • Professional development and unlimited growth opportunities

Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.


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