Demonstrates effective communication and problem-solving skills.
Contract management to include all aspects (e.g. administer, review, manage, file, evaluate, analyze, and negotiate).
Negotiate or renegotiate and administer contracts with vendors and subcontractors.
Administer bidding process and contracts (e.g., evaluate bids, recommend vendors, contractor solicitation utilizing SmartBid,etc.).
Review specifications to determine the disciplines of work required.
Research and evaluate vendors/contracts to ensure it is in compliance with government regulations.
Evaluate vendors to ensure its performance is aligned with established specifications.
Evaluate order and bid documentation.
Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
Review and maintain good record of purchasing files and records (purchase orders, contracts, etc.)to ensure its compliance with company policies and procedures and ensure the availability of documentation.
Back up purchasing clerk to include ordering of supplies/goods, equipment and material, reviewing, and processing/issuing of purchase order.
Review and monitor capital purchases to ensure its compliance with company policies and procedures.
Identify opportunities for cost savings.
Compile data from variety of sources for analyzing and ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures and monitoring of purchasing processes.
Continually improve purchasing methods/processes.
Response to inquiries from internal and external sources in providing information, direction, and or appropriate referrals.
Attend periodic MWBE/SDVO/SBE Outreach Events to meet and greet potential and existing vendors and subcontractors.
Periodic site visits to contractor and vendor home office facilities to conduct commercial useful function evaluations
Special projects and/or other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, economics or related field required. Minimum of 8 years of work experience in purchasing related field preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Word, etc.). Demonstrates aptitude and precision working with numbers.
Knowledge of purchasing policies processes, and procedures. Knowledge and ability to negotiate best vendor terms and pricing.
Performed function with little or no supervision in a timely manner with acceptable quality. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Highly organized, detail oriented, and able to multitask. Ability to learn new software/processes. Strong Problem-solving skills,
Communication skills- both verbal and written,
Organizational and planning skills
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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in construction and extraction occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations, and gain about 296,300 new jobs. Overall growth in the economy and population will increase demand for new buildings, roads, and other structures, which will create new jobs in construction and extraction occupations.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for all construction and extraction occupations was $48,610 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.