Inventory Quality Assurance Officer at Megaport

Procurement, Full-time, Brisbane brisbane full-time
Description
Posted 24 days ago

The Role
Reporting to the Head of Global Procurement, the Inventory Quality Assurance Officer is responsible for administrative and operational support for key network cost categories that underpin the Megaport platform.  The role encompasses a wide range of tasks to ensure that the procurement of network services and infrastructure adhere to the internal purchasing process and policies and are accurately recorded and kept up to date at all times in our inventory management system.
 
As Megaport continues to expand its ecosystem, the Network Procurement team works behind the scenes to secure the infrastructure and services that drive Megaport’s growth.  You will demonstrate a balanced skill set that marries a desire to understand the technical and commercial factors that drives Megaport's global expansion. Supporting the Network Procurement Officers, you'll ensure that for the services that we order we maintain stringent inventory management and accountability while identifying the best practice processes to support execution of this.

About Megaport
Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies. Megaport is a publicly-traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange with a market cap exceeding $2 Billion. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 230 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.
 
Our Team Culture
Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Quality check all purchase requisitions for network infrastructure and service requirements that are received to ensure that all of the pre-requisite information is provided and accurate.
  • Support the Network Procurement Officers as required on any request for proposals that are initiated.
  • Interact with Procurement Officers and other stakeholders throughout the inventory management process to ensure data integrity of all new and existing components of network inventory.
  • Conduct regular data audits across inventory, including cross-connects, colocation and network services to ensure accuracy of commercial, financial and contractual information.
  • Identify and investigate any discrepancies, liaising with third party suppliers and internal stakeholders, when necessary.
  • What We Are Looking For

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional attention to details.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Some experience in networking technologies across the OSI (Open Systems Interconnect) model preferred.
  • Two (2) years of relevant work experience preferred, including some experience with invoice reconciliation and/or inventory management in technology-related domains.
  • Entry-level understanding of obtaining services from technology providers in colocation data centres, internet transit, network transport and telecom services.
  • Ability to drive effective cross-functional communications to effectively deliver business and role outcomes.
  • What We Offer

  • Flexible working environments
  • Birthday Leave
  • Generous study and training allowance + 5 days paid study leave
  • Creative, fun, and contemporary workspaces
  • A motivated team of industry experts and new talent
  • Celebrated success with ‘Legend’ and ‘Kudos’ Awards
  • Health and wellness program
  • Opportunities for career growth and potential for global intra-company transfers for interested candidates
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