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Altria Group, Inc.

Procurement Analyst

Altria Group, Inc. - Richmond, VA

Imagine your next position as a Procurement Analyst for a Fortune 200 Company with a rich tradition of success, built on a foundation of iconic brands, and state-of-the-art research and manufacturing facilities. At the Altria family of companies, we’re not content with just maintaining the status quo

We are currently seeking a highly qualified Procurement Analyst to join our Headquarters G&A Procurement department in Richmond, VA. The successful candidate will ensure that contracting strategies for Human Resources, Benefits, and Compliance based functions are executed to meet business requirements at the best possible value.

Specific accountabilities include:

Identifying and responding to customer needs and requirements

Assisting in the supplier qualification process: sourcing and selecting appropriate suppliers; RFP, RFQ, and Marketplace Assessments

Training customers on the use of purchasing and financial policies/procedures and procurement systems

Training customers on responsibilities associated with supplier and contract management

Developing contract or strategic service agreement terms and conditions

Participating in or leading cross-functional business efforts and/or Procurement requirements

Assist customers with designing and introducing processes aimed at re-engineering the business

Supporting supplier audits to ensure compliance with contract terms, conditions, and other requirements

Performing advanced market research and analysis

Performing business analyses to determine strategies, achieving optimal business value

Managing projects related to the procurement of business critical services

Producing business reports, charts and graphs to assist in managing the business

Providing technical procurement advice to project oriented, cross-functional teams

Coordinating resolution of payment issues

Supporting contract negotiations

May supervise or train cross-functional resources and/or assigned employees up to the level of Purchasing Agent or Analyst, as required

Qualifications include:

A BS/BA in a business/technical discipline or equivalent; MBA/graduate degree preferred

A minimum of 5 years as a purchasing agent or equivalent experience

Proven negotiation and contracting skills, particularly related to human resource services and employee benefits

Proven communication skills (oral and written), with the ability to present to senior management

Proven ability to lead and direct cross-functional efforts

Project management skills required

Ability to perform financial and business analysis required

Specialist with industry subject matter expertise preferred

CPM/CPSM certification preferred

Systems (Ariba, SAP R3, Accounts Payable, EDI, etc.), experience preferred

Ability to accommodate travel up to 10% of the time

At Altria Client Services, we recognize that our people are the reason we achieve our business goals. We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing them with opportunities for training, development and advancement.

Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nu Mark. The companies’ brands include Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal, Black & Mild, MarkTen and VERVE. Altria also owns Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, one of the country’s top premium wine producers, and Philip Morris Capital Corporation, an investment company. Altria’s mission is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded products.

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our deferred profit sharing programs as well as a relocation assistance package.

Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class.

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Location: Richmond, VA

Company Profile:
Altria Group is focused on setting standards and priorities for our companies, including valuing and respecting employees, working to reduce the harm associated with cigarettes and other tobacco products and partnering locally to improve the quality of life in the communities where we do business.