Procurement & Contract Specialist II

  • Company: Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina 27623 US
  • Salary: $63,133
  • Date Posted: November 15, 2022
  • Closing Date: December 15, 2022




Knowledge of: Procurement, including best practice procurement concepts Managing processes and team members to complete tasks or deliverables Strategic thinking with a high level of negotiation skills Requests for Proposals, Requests for Qualifications, Invitation for Bids, and Requests for Quotes for goods and services Analyzing the costs of a good or service Microsoft Office Suite and/or comparable applications (such as MS Teams, Office, Excel, and Word), English grammar, spelling, punctuation Oracle ERP system or similar ERP

technology Skills: Analysis and problem solving Organization and time management; Assigning, prioritizing, monitoring, and reviewing work assignments Critical thinking Interpretation, understanding, and drafting of contract terms and conditions Team leadership (including both leadership of procurement staff and evaluation committees) Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships throughout the Authority Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature Performing basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and ratios

Ability to: Work through multiple tasks simultaneously, manage time efficiently, and work with minimal supervision Apply sound business judgment and strategic guidance to management in a deadline-oriented environment Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files Lead, supervise and coordinate the programs and activities of the procurement and contract specialists Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries Read, write, understand, and speak English fluently Work effectively in a teamwork environment Handle difficult situations with tact and diplomacy



The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Develop and prepare specifications, draft and manage contracts, and conduct negotiations Assist departments in the development and evaluation of solicitations, final negotiation of potential contract issues with vendors, and support with Board presentations Apply business and procurement techniques to streamline processes and improve operations Research alternative sources of goods and services that may be available in the business market Establish strong working relationships with customer and internal project teams Manage post-award disputes with unsuccessful proposers Review requisition requests from Authority staff and approve creation of purchase orders Responsibly manage use of a procurement card for Authority spending needs Think creatively and strategically; prioritize tasks, take initiative, be detail-oriented, and maintain a professional attitude Perform administrative functions as needed Perform additional related work as required

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Contact Info

Name: Karen Maxwell
Phone: 919-840-7035
Closing Date: December 15, 2022