Purchasing Analyst

  • Company: City of Ocoee
  • Location: Ocoee, Florida 34761 USA
  • Salary: $1 to $73,812
  • Date Posted: July 26, 2022
  • Closing Date: September 30, 2022


Public Procurement Certification Preferred. Procurement Experience Preferred. Starting salary based on qualifications. Open until filled. 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off). Brand new City Hall. for complete job description and Benefits package.


Performs professional, technical, and administrative work in the procurement of a variety of materials, supplies, and equipment for the City and in developing/administering contracts. Work includes responsibility for reviewing requisitions, preparing purchase orders, requests for proposals, annual contracts, evaluating bids, conducting market surveys, and resolving problems with vendors. Work is performed within defined purchasing policies; however, employees must exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in the review and evaluation of departmental requests, specifications, bids, and proposals and the resolution of problems. Performance is reviewed through meetings, analysis of reports and results obtained to ensure conformance with established policies. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or related field, plus two (2) to four (4) years of experience in purchasing and contract administration and negotiation; or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience. Certified Public Purchasing Buyer (CPPB) or NIGP-CPP may substitute the educational credentialing. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license without any restrictions. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities – Considerable knowledge of contract administration principles, regulations, and procedures. Considerable knowledge of laws, policies and procedures governing public procurement. Knowledge of and skill in the use of negotiation techniques for conducting negotiations. Knowledge of cost and price analysis techniques sufficient to compare proposals and bids against previous history, actual expenditures, and established rates. Knowledge of business and industry practices to identify factors affecting contractor's cost, and to conduct on-site surveys to assess contractor's ability to perform. Knowledge of writing techniques to enable facts to be presented clearly in memoranda minutes of meetings, and contract modification and supporting documentation. Knowledge of computers and standard software applications, e.g., word processors, spreadsheet programs, database applications. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and make public presentations. Ability to evaluate bid proposals and maintain accurate records and prepare routine and special reports. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships staff, vendors, and the general public.

Application Process

Contact Info

Name: Human Resources
Phone: 407-905-3154
Closing Date: September 30, 2022