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General Services Administrator in Lynn, MA at Eastern

Date Posted: 1/21/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Lynn, MA
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Job Description

When you join Eastern Bank, you join the largest and oldest mutual bank in the country. We pride ourselves in having knowledgeable and experienced professionals that can provide the expertise, personal attention and service our customers deserve.

As the fourth-largest full-service commercial bank in Greater Boston, we are able to offer you unique opportunities for career growth throughout the organization, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits program.

As an inclusive company, we work to ensure that our valued employees are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, and encouraged to reach their fullest potential. These values have earned us a reputation as a great place to work and provide a strong reason why you should consider a career with us.

  • Work with vendors to obtain contract/renewals, review pricing and identify areas of savings.  
  • Qualify vendor quotations, execute purchase orders,  and notifies vendors selected for contracts up to $25,000.  
  • Monitors department purchasing activities; escalates, discusses problems and initiate and resolve corrective measures.  
  • Verify completion of work, facilitate Facility Purchase Orders and initiate payment to vendors. 
  • Coordinate relationship  between new vendors and the Finance Dept. to ensure payment terms are correct and all proper compliance paperwork is obtained.

Contract Administration
  • Initiates research of enterprise wide facility contracts and consults with vendors to obtain contract information and compliance documentation. 
  • Obtain the correct compliance paperwork to mitigate risks
  • Process documentation, track and report contract milestones in Cobblestone database.
Cost Allocation Administration
  • Performs enterprise wide cost allocation reporting on invoices.  
  • Maintains and monitors lease payments and activities on the accounts associated to the contracts. 
  •  Monitors monthly cost savings.
General Services Administrator will perform other duties and special projects as delegated by manager.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Business or a experience in facility management and/or purchasing with 3-5 years of experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate across varying levels of management.
  • Basic knowledge of the principles of procurement and facilities administration.
  • Ability to organize and juggle multiple priorities; ability to communicate effectively across all levels of management with customers, landlords, co-workers, and vendors, both orally and in writing.  
  •  Ability to plan, organize and work according to priorities established schedules and deadlines.
  • Effective facilitation and personal interaction skills appropriate to achieving objectives.
  • Ability to assemble, organize and present statistical, financial or factual information derived from a variety of sources.
  • Ability to analyze administrative problems and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Ability to implement and evaluate new and/or revised methods, procedures and performance standards.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in implementing and interpreting departmental policies and procedures.

  • Ability to learn Cobblestone/Contract Insight, Optima and Oracle databases.  
  • Experience with Microsoft office products such as Word and Excel.