DescriptionCoral Gables operates under a commission/manager form of government and is well known for its active and involved citizenry.The Part-Time Senior Procurement Specialist handles complex, advanced, and specialized procurement and contract administration work dealing with construction contract/services, design and related professional services. Employees in this class are responsible for developing bid or other solicitations for new and recurring contracts for varied goods and services for use by City departments. Such duties require specialized knowledge and experience in completing complex and large purchasing transactions and independently solving a wide variety of problems associated with public procurement management. Work emphasizes preparing and issuing formal bid and other solicitation documents, determining awards methods, enforcing competitive procedures in accordance with established legal and procedural requirements, bid and other solicitation evaluation, contract administration, communicating with vendors and department officials, and responding to periodic audits. This position requires the exercise of independent judgment and initiative pertaining to awarding large purchases within the context of established laws, policies, rules and regulations.
RequirementsA Bachelors' Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field. Five (5) years public sector procurement experience in a related position is required. Other applicable experience may be considered. A CPPB (Certified Professional Public Buyer), CCPP (Certified Public Purchasing Officer), CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) or CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) certification is desired. Valid State of Florida Driver's license.
Name: Cesar Hechavarria
Closing Date: September 30, 2022