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Senior Purchasing Agent

Date: Sep 10, 2019, 16:06 PM
Title: Senior Purchasing Agent
Agency: City of Redmond
Address: Redmond, wa
Salary Range: $ To $

Job Description

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES • Serves as procurement expert for internal customers. • Conducts competitive solicitation processes. • Composes and issues Invitation for Bids (IFB) / Request for Proposals (RFP). • Advertises and evaluates bid submittals to determine lowest and best responsible bidder. • Participates in contract negotiation and formation. • Conducts straightforward and complex commodity reviews in a public environment which may include market analysis. • Prepares comparative analysis to evaluate and make supplier recommendations and selections. • May draft routine and non-routine purchase contracts. • Advocates for proper bidding and contracting processes; trains and guides city staff through the process as required.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or • Five (5) years of commodities purchasing experience • Public sector experience preferred; or any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Licenses and Requirements: • Valid driver's license. • Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO), Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) preferred.

Application Process: Selection Process • All applicants will be notified of their application status. • Top candidates will be contacted to participate in the next phase of selection process, which may include testing and/or an interview. • Note, the City may review existing application pools to fill this position or use this pool to fill future vacancies.

Contact Name: Redjobs
Contact Phone: 425 556 2120
Contact Email:
Closing Date: Sep 22, 2019, 08:00 AM

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