Procurement Officer

  • Company: Yavapai County
  • Location: Prescott, Arizona 86305 USA
  • Salary: $50,440 to $64,313
  • Date Posted: August 17, 2023


Under general supervision, performs work of moderate difficulty such as collecting data, compiling information, analyzing results, and making recommendations in support of the Finance function. Major Duties, Responsibilities Works in partnership with customer departments to develop specifications, scope of work, technical questionnaires, contract terms & conditions for invitations for bids, request for proposals, request for qualifications and request for quotations as applicable for the procurement of products, equipment, contracted services, technology, and professional services. Conducts pre-solicitation conferences and prepare solicitation addendums and contract amendments. Facilitates evaluation teams in the review and scoring of solicitation responses; structures requests for best and final offers, coordinates interview sessions, and negotiates contracts. Performs complex and accurate bid/proposal price/cost analysis for a variety of products and/or services. Responds to questions and requests for information from staff, Board of Supervisors, suppliers, and the general public. Collaborates with internal and external representatives to resolve issues. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or a related field

Experience: A minimum of three (3) years of procurement experience. An equivalent combination of directly related work experience and education as well as a professional procurement certification may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-per-year basis.

Additional Requirements: Must possess a valid Arizona driver’s license without restrictions.

Other Skills Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of: Procurement principles and reporting requirements. Procurement programs, including their reporting capabilities. Business English, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and composition. Clerical office practices and procedures. Research techniques and report writing. Current Microsoft Office software. Filing and recordkeeping.

Skill in: Communicating effectively verbally and in writing and communicating orally in a face-to-face setting and by telephone with public and employees. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Organization and adherence to detail.

Ability to: Ensure that needed processing from the financial software is accurate, including all reporting needed to operate the Finance department most efficiently and to provide management information to appropriate County officials. Prioritize, schedule, and organize work to meet established deadlines. Keep management informed of key operating issues affecting the department. Remain current in knowledge required to perform assigned duties. Handle confidential matters and maintain discretion always. Work professionally and effectively with co-workers, clients, victims of crime, witnesses, and the general public. Act with courtesy, tact, and diplomacy.

Application Process

Contact Info

Name: Human Resources
Phone: 928-442-3252