DescriptionUnder limited supervision, performs a wide variety of purchasing duties involving a considerable knowledge of an assigned specialty area such as construction, contract administration, or complex procurement methods for professional and non-professional services. Works with a high degree of individual responsibility and must routinely exercise responsible independent judgment. Performs buying work of moderate to complex difficulty in the procurement of supplies, equipment, services, and professional services in compliance with County, State, and Federal regulations using various sourcing methods such as invitation for bids, request for proposals, statement of qualifications and request for quotations. Must be proficient in writing with excellent attention to detail, high level of ethics, and must have the flexibility to prioritize and be able to manage time efficiently to maximize output. Acts as back-up support for all functions of the Buyer I position. Reports directly to the Purchasing Officer.
RequirementsRequires a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Purchasing, Business Administration or closely related field. Two (2) years of experience as a buyer or purchasing officer, preferably in the public sector. Certification in the purchasing field such as CPPB, CPPO, NIGP-CPP, CPSM is highly desirable. Ability to deal courteously, tactfully and effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Must maintain a high standard of ethics and demonstrated ability to use good judgment. Must have excellent attention to detail. Writing proficiency is required. Must have excellent verbal communication skills. High level of computer skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Pro. Experience with New World Logos Dot Net is a plus. Must maintain a valid SC Driverâs License is required. Must be able to work well both independently (50%) and with people (50%).
E-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Also, please complete the online application located at the link below: http://www.georgetowncountysc.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=98&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Senior-Buyer-72.
Name: Nancy Silver