Job

Procurement & Contract Specialist

  • Company: Department of Transportation
  • Location: Salem, Oregon
  • Salary: $5,148 to $7,902
  • Date Posted: January 23, 2023

Description

We are seeking someone with experience in procurement and contract management to join our team. In this role you will develop, review and process agreements for goods and services. You will also provide consultation on strategy, contract remedy, and ensuring that contracts are in compliance with state and federal requirements. Bring your skills to this critical position. Apply today!

This is a limited duration appointment that is expected to end on or before June 30, 2023. Limited duration appointments are benefits eligible and have a designated maximum length of service. This position has the potential to become permanent.

The goal of this recruitment is to fill this position at a Procurement & Contract Specialist 3 level. However, we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for a Procurement & Contract Specialist 2 ($4,693 - $7,180) to apply, as we may consider underfilling the position until the selected candidate meets the minimum qualifications for a Procurement & Contract Specialist 3. Underfill training will not exceed three years.

A day in the life:

  • Coordinate all phases of the contractor selection process in accordance with state and federal rule, regulations and policies.
  • Negotiation, execute and administer legally binding contracts.
  • Analyze procurement requests to determine feasibility.
  • Modify contract terms and conditions as appropriate to remain in compliance with statute and rules.
  • Coordinate pre-bid and pre-proposal conferences and provide information about solicitation process.
  • Award contracts to successful contractor(s). Draft contract documents for execution and distribution.
  • Track contracting activity, from pre-bid through expiration.
  • Administer executed contracts, take appropriate measures regarding deliverables, cost and dispute resolution.
  • Coordinate contract amendment process, ensuring that amendments are in compliance.
  • Work is performed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Occasional travel is required to attend meetings and to provide training sessions.

Requirements

What we need for a procurement & contract specialist 3:

  • Five years procurement and contract experience related to the position such as developing and administering standard contracts, agreements, or solicitations.

OR

  • A bachelor’s degree and two years of professional-level procurement and contract experience related to the position.

OR

  • Any combination of experience and education equivalent to five years of procurement and contract experience related to the position.

What we need for a procurement & contract specialist 2 underfill option:

  • Four years procurement and contract experience related to the position. Two of the four years must have been at the professional level such as developing and administering standard contracts, agreements, or solicitations.

OR

  • A bachelor’s degree and one year of professional-level procurement and contract experience related to the position.

OR

  • Any combination of experience and education equivalent to four years of procurement and contract experience related to the position.

Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.

Application Process

Before applying, click here to visit our applicant information website to learn more about our process.

Contact Info


Name: Human Resources
Phone: 503-986-3700
Email: ODOTRecruitmentSH@odot.oregon.gov
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