|Purchasing Agent Senior|
|Minimum Starting Salary: $45,058 per year
|NATURE OF WORK:
Performs professional, technical, administrative, and supervisory work, responsible for the administration of the Contracts Administration Section and a commodity buying group responsible for all activities concerned with a large variety of high value, technical, and complex contracts of varying terms involving the procurement of contractual services, professional consultants, supplies, equipment, materials, and services required by both City Departments and quasi-City Agencies. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through conferences, reports, observation, and evaluation of programs and accomplishment of assigned objectives.
Bachelor degree in business administration or related field, plus four years of experience in contract administration and negotiation; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must have broad knowledge of government procurement regulations, contract law, and all facets of government contracting. Some supervisory experience required. CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management), CSM (Certified in Supply Management), C.P.M. (Certified Purchasing Manager) certification by Institute for Supply Management, CPPB (Certified Professional Public Buyer), or CPPO (Certified Public Procurement Officer) certification by National Institute of Government Purchasing preferred.