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Procurement Specialist

Company: Trimble Maps
Location: Princeton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Trimble MAPS is a transportation technology company dedicated to defining the optimal route to success. We achieve this through innovative routing, mileage, mapping, and mobile navigation solutions. From trusted industry-standard data to seamless integrations, Trimble MAPS solutions are used by a broad range of industries, workforce, and everyday drivers on the road. For over 35 years, our suite of solutions, which includes PC*MILER, CoPilot, and Trimble MAPS, have set the foundation for safe and efficient journeys worldwide - one mile, one driver, one vehicle at a time. Job Description: Our best in class solutions require the best in class data to help enable them, we achieve this through partnering with leading providers of various mapping data vendors. This position will require you to understand mapping data, research potential providers, collect market intelligence, collect proposals and make recommendations as to who we should partner with based on the most favorable terms we can achieve. You will also manage that partnership through constant communications, understanding what they offer etc. Additionally, you will work closely with our solution teams, product owners, GIS teams etc. Qualifications:

  • Research new data required by Trimble MAPS
  • Contact and establish relationships with Counties, States, DOT's (Department of Transportation) as well as mid-level data providers
  • Evaluate and analyze data to understand quality and how they can help us improve our solutions
  • Compare various data sources if necessary in order to determine the best one, the technical work will be done by the appropriate team, but you will own the analytical and market knowledge
  • Become the central contact person for your assigned (and new) vendors. Own the relationship internally and externally.
  • Work with GIS and data development in order to understand new data requirements
  • Negotiate price and contract of data
  • Work with accounting to set up proper payment for acquired data
  • Provide appropriate copyright language for data if necessary to legal and product management to be included in MAPS products
  • Maintain a healthy relationship with assigned vendors that will ultimately be beneficial for Trimble MAPS
  • Build and/or Maintain appropriate dashboards, spreadsheets etc. so that we have a full view into the business relationship at any point in time
  • Travel will be minimal, but at times you may need to visit your partners or other Trimble locations based on your location and the assigned partners.

Keywords: Trimble Maps, Trenton , Procurement Specialist, Other , Princeton, New Jersey

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