Compassion International

  • Sourcing Associate I

    Job ID
    2018-11101
    Location Name
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Category
    Administrative & Operations
  • Overview

    This entry level sourcing employee assists in a range of activities associated with purchasing goods, materials, supplies, and services on terms that are in the organization's best interest. He or she enters data into procurement systems to maintain up-to-date supplier and vendor information and tracks purchases and the status of orders and deliveries. At this entry level, the associate assists with the generation of purchasing reports and statistics, as well as monitoring the quality and timeliness of materials and goods supplied and is still learning the complexities of sourcing.

     

    Note: this is a temporary, part-time position. Only local candidates will be considered.

    Essential Job Functions

    Responsibilities

    • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
    • Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
    • Assists with placing purchase orders, maintaining a system of records relative to purchase orders and approval to ensure the timely delivery of supplies, materials, and equipment.
    • Enters data into procurement systems to maintain up-to-date supplier and vendor information and helps track purchases and the status of orders and deliveries.
    • Performs various administrative duties specific to sourcing such as generating purchasing reports and monitoring and reporting on the quality and timeliness of materials and goods supplied.
    • Assists with the return of damaged goods, replacement items, or credit arrangements.
    • Occasionally follows-up on the status of purchase orders with vendors and suppliers to ensure timely delivery. Communicates the status of orders with internal customers.
    • Often provides some general administrative support.

    Qualifications

    Faith

    • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.



    Culture

    • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion's core "Cultural Behaviors" in all internal and external communication and relationships.


    Education

    • High School Diploma Business Administration, Technology, or related discipline


    Work Experience

    • Purchasing experience preferred. 


    *** Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above ***



    Working Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment

    Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day

    Travel Requirements: No travel required for this role

    Other:

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