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The Technology Procurement Associate will report to the Director of Technology Procurement, and will be responsible for managing Purchase Requisition / Purchase Order creation for all Global Technology Purchasing. The Associate will be responsible for communicating with Under Armour’s supplier portfolio to ensure timely receipt of PO’s, timely receipt of invoices, and reconciliation of any invoicing errors. The Associate will also be responsible for maintaining a dataset of all Under Armour technology renewals, updating term start / term end dates, costs, and respective PO #’s. In this capacity, the Associate will manage proactive notification to UA teammates when a product is nearing expiration, and will work with suppliers to negotiate renewals or terminations as applicable. The role will rely on heavy attention to detail, strong communication skills, and strong Microsoft Excel skills (including mastery of Excel Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, and some Macro capabilities). The role will require some negotiation experience, as the Associate will be managing subscriptions + renewals less than $250k for the Global Technology team.
The Associate will be managing tactical aspects of the Procurement process for the purchase of Technology goods and services, and will be tasked with independently managing a database of Technology Subscription + Maintenance Renewal Products (such as Adobe, Microsoft, ServiceNow, Salesforce, etc.)
Creativity and Innovation- this role will be following designated purchasing practices, and will be tasked with negotiating with suppliers to avoid annual cost increases, cost of living adjustments, consumer price index increases.
The Associate will be directly communicating with UA teammates across all levels, and will be representing Under Armour when contacting UA suppliers to renew services / products. The Associate should have a high level of professionalism + strong communication skills.
What do you need?
GET IT DONE – ACCOUNTABILITY Takes responsibility and ownership for own tasks, decisions and outcomes. Deliver consistent results and hits deadlines within the scope of the role.
FIND A BETTER WAY – CREATIVITY & INNOVATION Demonstrates curiosity by asking questions about current practices and suggesting potential changes. Generates new ideas in team settings.
WIN TOGETHER – COLLABORATION Acknowledges own role and how it contributes to the common goals of the team. Builds trusting relationships with teammates and works with others in alignment with team goals.
THINK GLOBALLY – GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Demonstrates understanding of local cultural practices. Displays interest in and appreciation for global perspectives. May apply cultural understanding to support other teammates in global business interactions.
MAKE THE RIGHT CALL – INTEGRITY AND ETHICS Acts in alignment with UA values and principles, encouraging other Teammates to do the same.
4-year college degree preferred
Microsoft Excel, Strong communication skills
This is an entry-level role for skilled applicants. An educational background in accounting, supply chain, or indirect procurement is preferred.
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.