DescriptionDevelop, negotiate and administer high dollar value contracts for strategic procurement of goods and services. Monitor activity relative to contract provisions and compliance with applicable state, sponsored and federal regulations. May specialize in an assigned area. This position will interact on a consisted basis with: procurement management and staff, GT purchase originators, suppliers. This position typically will advise and counsel: GT purchase originators, suppliers. This position will supervise: N/A. Job Duty 1 - Confer with purchasers to identify and develop terms and conditions of procurement contracts. Job Duty 2 - Negotiate contract terms and conditions. Job Duty 3 - Advise suppliers regarding Institute procurement policies, procedures and practices. Job Duty 4 - Process and coordinate actions regarding Request for Proposal and Request for Information documentation. Job Duty 5 - Coordinate and facilitate communications between campus end-users and suppliers. Job Duty 6 - Provide ongoing administration of approved contracts including compliance with terms, applicable policies and regulations. Job Duty 7 - Perform other duties as assigned
Educational Requirements Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience Other Required Qualifications Work requires following basic safety precautions. Requires lifting objects up to 25 lbs. and standing for extended periods of time. Required Experience Five to seven years of job related experience Additional Preferred Qualifications Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) SKILLS This job requires professional knowledge of and skill in applying business purchasing processes and practices with emphasis on procurement contract sourcing, bidding, negotiation and administration. This includes skills in communication, organization, presentation and attention to detail. Use of office and specialized computer applications and databases is required. Additional Information: **Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check. Please visit http://www.policylibrary.gatech.edu/pre-employment-screening to obtain GT's background and credit policy. Additional Information: The job duties and expectations of this role are similar to those of a Buyer II especially in regard to identifying and developing the requirements, process, and terms and conditions of procurement purchases and contracts.
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