Senior Procurement Specialist
Date: Feb 8, 2018, 09:50 AM
Title: Senior Procurement Specialist
Address: Plano, tx
Salary Range: $ To $
NORTH TEXAS TOLLWAY AUTHORITY
The North Texas Tollway Authority was created in 1997 to help advance local highway projects that lacked government funding. In addition to building and maintaining the finest roads in North Texas, we serve an estimated 7.5 million customers and process toll payments for all area toll roads and the airport toll gates. NTTA’s nearly 800 employees work together to connect North Texans through safer, quicker and higher-quality roads.
This position is responsible for providing professional acquisition of supplies, services, and equipment, in the required quantity and quality for the NTTA. It is the responsibility of this position to obtain items via formal two-party contracts utilizing formally advertised invitations for bid and/or requests of qualifications and to perform related work. Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Procurement Services, the Senior Procurement Specialist performs a wide variety of procurement and purchasing activities and provides technical guidance and leadership to subordinate Procurement Specialists. This position may be required to supervise a unit of subordinate Procurement Specialists.
Manages the procurement process.
Reviews PRF-1, specifications/scope and statement of work. Works closely with program and project managers on proper procurement method for procuring such goods and services.
Manages the coordination of the establishment of a subcontracting goal.
Manages the coordination of obtaining insurance requirements.
Negotiates contracts and makes awards.
Serves as an advisor to subordinate staff on unusual or difficult policy issues.
Consults with user department personnel concerning requirements.
Acts as chairperson for procurement evaluation committee; serves on other procurement related committees.
Solicits quotations and bids; negotiates prices and terms.
Develops and maintains bidders’ lists.
Prepares formal invitation for bids and requests for quotations, including required special terms and conditions, performance and technical criteria.
Corresponds and communicates with suppliers and internal and external customers.
Performs RFP, RFQ, RFB and RFI standard work flow procedures.
Maintains individual workload statistics and updates status tracking matrix.
Provide guidance, support and assist with training for Procurement Specialists.
Assists suppliers in registering on NTTA self-service website to receive solicitations.
Effectively manages contracts by monitoring spend and contract expiration dates.
Ability to cope with job related stress including but not limited to deadlines, customer, supervisory and staff interactions, multi-tasking and high work volumes is required.
Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
Over five years up to and including seven years.
Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same work as those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, instructing, and scheduling work.
Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies. Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas.
The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. There is a choice of the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. Performance is reviewed periodically.
Work requires a comprehensive, practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities appropriate to the work environment of the organization.
Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above.
Ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above.
Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above.
Skills and Abilities
Perform cost and price analysis
Negotiate business agreements
Organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines and operating needs
Use electronic purchasing systems, modern office equipment and software
Read, interpret and explain laws, rules and office policies and procedures
Follow written and oral instructions
Perform basic math; use and calculate measuring units
File records alphabetically and numerically
Prepare written records and complete reports
Compile data for purposes of bidding and awarding contracts
Effectively communicate orally and in writing
Establish effective working relationships with management, employees, employee representatives and the public representing diverse cultures and background
Assess the customer’s immediate needs and ensure customer’s receipt of needed services through personal service or making appropriate referral
Exercise appropriate judgment in answering questions and releasing information; analyze and project consequences of decisions and/or recommendations
Application Process: https://careers.ntta.org
Contact Name: Deb Bhattacharya
Contact Phone: 2142242499