Job

Buyer

  • Company: Fulton County Schools
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia 30339 United States
  • Salary: $47,196 to $55,702
  • Date Posted: July 20, 2021
  • Closing Date: October 19, 2021

Description

Assumes responsibility of procuring goods and services for commodity areas assigned in accordance with applicable Fulton County Board of Education rules and regulations and appropriate state and federal laws; Works with minimal supervision. Advises and assists customers in the development of specifications and planning for purchasing Determines the method for solicitations, the contract type to be employed, and the method for evaluation of bids or proposals Prepares and issues solicitations including: Invitation for Bid (IFB), Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Qualification (RFQual), Request for Quote (RFQ), based on understanding of the market, technical requirements, and needs of the customer Employs various techniques such as price and cost analysis, evaluation of technical capability, and evaluation of business stability to determine appropriate contract award Conducts negotiations for contract award, post-award changes and termination settlements Applies contract administration principles and practices to monitor contract performance over the life of contracts and to solve a broad range of issues relating to changes/modifications, clauses, non-performance and similar problems Terminates contracts, if appropriate, for convenience or default and settles the termination in the best interest of the District while determining the allowable costs and other factors in a fair manner to the contractor Ensures all purchasing activities are in compliance with Fulton County Board of Education and Georgia Department of Education rules, regulations and policy, and all applicable state and federal laws Resolves contractual conflicts Ensures all deadlines and conditions described on contracts are met Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Requirements

Education and Experience Education: Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in a discipline of Business Administration, Economics, or other related field In lieu of degree, will consider 2 years of applicable experience (procurement/purchasing, contract development, contract administration, contract negotiation per year of college (8 years total)

Experience: Minimum of 3 years experience as a buyer, a contract specialist, contract administrator or a similar related position required; Experience with automated purchasing systems required

Application Process

www.fultonschools.org https://www.applitrack.com/fultonschools/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Support+Staff&subcategory=Buyer

Contact Info


Name: Angela R. Young
Phone: 470-254-8986
Email: younga1@fultonschools.org
Closing Date: October 19, 2021
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