We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:
Principles of public procurement processes, including experience with bid, proposal, and contract negotiations
Principles and procedures of detailed recordkeeping
Considerable knowledge of contract documents and contract administration
City procurement and contract regulations and procedures
Modern office procedures and equipment, including computers and supporting software
Manage and administer multiple procurements and contracts concurrently
Exercise sound judgment in the selection and procurement of goods and services
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, including the ability to convey complex and technical subjects in a clear, concise, and positive manner
Establish and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to establish schedules and to complete projects on a timely basis with minimal supervision
Ability to deal with all persons in a fair and equitable manner
Ability to make difficult decisions and award contracts impartially and objectively
Possess complete integrity and a high sense of personal and professional ethics
This position requires exceptional organizational and critical thinking skills.
Successful candidate will have
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business or a related field
Three years of full-time direct experience in procurement, contract compliance, and/or contract administration
One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education.
Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
Ideal candidates will also have
Direct experience with public procurement processes
Certified Public Procurement Buyer (CPPB), Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO), and/or Certified Public Procurement Professional (CPPP) certifications