Procurement Specialist

  • Company: Clayton County Public Schools
  • Location: Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 United States
  • Salary: $61,900 to $75,231
  • Date Posted: May 15, 2023
  • Closing Date: July 14, 2023


Clayton County Public Schools Title Procurement Specialist Posting ID 13280 Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Procures high quality merchandise, equipment, supplies and/or service at the best possible price from the best source. Assists customers in the preparation of detailed specifications to include in the competitive bidding process. Reviews bids and facilitates proposals from vendors interested in providing services and/or commodities to the District. This position reports to Director of Purchasing.


Contract Management – Develops, executes, and administers major contracts of significant complexity for diverse services/commodities. Prepares award letters, issues option years to renew contracts; prepares new solicitation for expiring contracts. Terminates contracts in accordance with the District policies. Resolves vendor and/or customer complaints; prepares and reviews quarterly reports to analyze District savings/spending patterns.

Request for Proposals – Ensures appropriate funding for requested service and/or commodity; Performs contract administration functions including negotiating complex contracts, monitoring vendor services for prompt delivery and quality control; participates in negotiations with requesting department personnel and vendors. Serves as liaison between customers (schools and departments) and vendors to ensure receipt of goods and services according to the terms and conditions and quality standards of the bid contract; takes aggressive action to protect the customer’s interest if the terms, conditions, or quality standards of the contract are not followed by the successful vendor. Train end-users on the development of specifications and the solicitation process. Processes and approves purchase orders and present monthly purchasing reports in the absence of the Director. All other duties, as assigned and required, in order to perform the above services.


KEY JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, or related field required. Four (4) years experience in a procurement-related position preferably in a K-12 public school environment or public setting. ; also 1 year supervisory experience preferred None; Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or equivalent certification preferred. Shift Type FULL TIME Salary Range $61,191.00 - $75,231.00 / Paid based on salary scale Location PURCHASING

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Contact Info

Phone: 404-606-2087
Closing Date: July 14, 2023