Procurement Specialist: FTC 6-9 Months

G&A (Finance, Admin, HR, Legal, IT)Hybrid Remote, Belfast, United Kingdom

Procurement Specialist: FTC 6-9 Months 



We are looking for a Procurement professional with minimum of 4 years’ experience to join our team and support global Procurement activities. The person needs to be self-motivated and have a strong knowledge of end-to-end Procurement Process. Working to and supporting the enforcement of the procurement process for equipment, services and supplies is a key requirement of this role.  A strong negotiator with a track- record in delivering savings and improved terms. The Procurement Specialist will also have responsibility administering purchasing initiatives, or projects as they occur and ensure Procurement Policy and Procedures are adhered. The position reports directly to the Procurement Director with routine interactions with Legal, Accounting, Department managers and company Executives.


  • Provide cost savings through Vendor negotiations.
  • On-board new vendors and maintain vendor records.
  • Negotiate commercial terms and collaborate with in-house legal to deliver agreements that meet Imperva needs.
  • Build, maintain and manage vendor relationships through effective communication.
  • Identify, select, evaluate and develop vendors based on spend analysis, market conditions, contract expirations, etc.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to provide business support analysis and meet Service Level Agreement (SLA) targets.
  • Assess and validate current and future supplier capabilities to ensure Imperva are working with the best vendors that deliver on pricing, quality and service requirements.
  • Play a key role in any new projects or initiatives to improve procurement function.
  • Meet key KPI’s as set to develop skills within the role and meet overall team/company objectives.
  • Manage the conversion of system requisitions to Purchase orders on a daily basis.
  • Assist in the resolution of any Vendor invoice queries raised by AP team.
  • Ensure Purchase order system is up to date and monthly review of open Orders met to support financial accrual process.
  • Maintain purchase order workflow to ensure appropriate expense/capital coding and reporting consistency.
  • Lead purchasing cost analysis and vendor RFP process.
  • Provide support to Procurement Director as required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field or working towards procurement qualification.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and negotiating experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good collaboration skills, works well with cross functional areas, team player.
  • Computer literate and knowledgeable in MS Office Suite, experienced with Purchasing/Finance packages (preferably on NetSuite).

Our Company:
Imperva is an analyst-recognized, cybersecurity leader—championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside. Once deployed, our solutions proactively identify, evaluate, and eliminate current and emerging threats, so you never have to choose between innovating for your customers and protecting what matters most. Imperva—Protect the pulse of your business. Learn more:, our blog, on Twitter.

Imperva offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, flexible time off and more. It’s an exciting time to work in the security space. Check out our products and services at and career opportunities at

Legal Notice:
Imperva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.