SCI Shared Resources LLC Corporate - Buyer in Houston, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities

Responsible for providing support to a variety of travel/hospitality programs with a high level of customer service, manage documentation and vendor performance analysis, build and maintain relationships, research and develop plans to meet business needs, deliver detailed communication.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver support of logistical aspects for internal programs

  • Develops plans that are tied to business goals and objectives

  • Understand financial planning and statements

  • Maintains key activities and reports on strategic vendors

  • Analyzes historical trends, keep current on innovation, trends and enhancements

  • Provides management with information necessary to make informed decisions in a timely manner

  • Follows established protocols / methodology

  • Maintain an organized workplace and assist others when needed

Requirements & Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Project Management, or a related discipline (not required but beneficial)

  • Five (5) years professional experience in travel, hospitality, catering or meeting planning

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills

  • Detail oriented with good time management skills

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Understanding of key financial and business principles

  • Exhibit positive behavior both internally and externally

  • Extensive experience with Outlook, Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Knowledge of Access or Coupa

  • Ability to communicate and build relationships with associates at all levels of the organization

  • Proven ability to work both independently and within a team environment

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment

Work Conditions

Work Environment

When considering the work environment associated with this job, the following factors may apply:

  • Work indoors during all seasons and weather conditions

  • Limited amount of local and/or multiple location traveling required

  • Standard business dress is required

Work Postures

When considering the work postures associated with this job, the following factors may apply:

  • Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 6 hours per day

Physical Demands

When considering the physical demands associated with this job, the following factors may apply:

  • Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usage

SCI Overview

Who we are. What we do.

We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Funeral discounts, and more

SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com .

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Associate Requisition ID Req.67896

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Logistics

Type Full-Time

Source SCI