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Purchasing Agent

Date: Nov 14, 2017, 16:56 PM
Title: Purchasing Agent
Agency: City of Plano
Address: Plano, tx
Salary Range: $ To $

Job Description

Summary of Duties: Under general supervision, the Purchasing Agent is responsible for supervising, coordinating and organizing various procurement, project management and contract administration activities of the Purchasing division. See for full description.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of: Purchasing methods and procedures; SMWBE programs; supervisory principles and practices; project management theories and methodology; purchasing best practice in the public sector. Skill in: Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing; preparing bid specifications; evaluating bid responses; supervising assigned staff; interpreting complex information and making decisions accordingly; interpreting and evaluating contractual language. Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or Public Administration, or related field. Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public procurement operations, including one (1) year supervisory experience. Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements Licenses and Certifications: Possession of CPPO, CPPB or APP certification or the ability to obtain certification within one (1) year of hire or eligibility. See for full description.

Application Process: Please visit:

Contact Name: Kellie Pendleton
Contact Phone: 972.941.7557
Contact Email:
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2017, 07:00 AM

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