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Buyer II

Date: Jan 2, 2018, 15:18 PM
Title: Buyer II
Agency: Lake County Forest Preserves
Address: Libertyville, il
Salary Range: $52209 To $78367

Job Description

The Buyer II is responsible for identifying the best methodologies that will achieve the District’s strategic goals and add value through the sourcing and purchase of goods and services. Reviews, develops and consults with project managers on technical specifications of products and services desired. Is responsible for locating sources of supply, interviewing prospective suppliers and/or bidders, and negotiating contracts. Ensures best value purchasing through analysis, document coordination and ensures compliance recommending and processing requisitions and purchase orders.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, or Business Law. Three years of purchasing experience. One year acquired in a public or governmental purchasing position. Working knowledge of budgeting, financial statement interpretation and maintenance of procurement records. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to collect, compile and analyze facts and exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions and translating observations and results into clear, concise reports. Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) preferred, or the ability to obtain the CPPB within three (3) years of hire. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Application Process: Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at Applications are accepted only for posted positions. A completed application must be submitted by Monday, January 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

Contact Name: Laurel Diver
Contact Phone: 847-968-3242
Contact Email:
Closing Date: Jan 29, 2018, 17:00 PM

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