Job

Purchasing Agent

  • Company: City of North Miami
  • Location: North Miami, Florida 33161 USA
  • Salary: $52,374 to $77,875
  • Date Posted: August 22, 2022

Description

Description Highly responsible technical work involved in procurement, contracts and solicitations: IFB/RFP/RFQ. Performs related work as required. This position involves responsibility for assisting in the managing and directing of the City’s centralized purchasing function for procurement of all goods and services, in accordance with applicable Federal, State, County and City statutes, the City Charter, and any other applicable policies, rules and regulations. Must exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment and must work effectively with appointed officials, directors, co-workers, vendors, outside contractors, and the general public. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Purchasing Director. Essential Job Functions Prepares and coordinates bid requests for the purchase of goods, services and equipment including construction related projects; Administers solicitations; coordinates advertisement; addenda, bid openings and filing of bid documents; Maintains procurement records, including bid documents and contracts; Procures materials, supplies, capital equipment and contract services according to established practices of cost control and quality; Assists with procuring professional services in accordance with the Competitive Consultants Negotiation (CCNA); Consults with user department concerning current and future purchasing and contracting needs, and procurement strategies; Supervises bid openings, checks references and verifies all required documentation is submitted including insurance and bonding of vendors, and coordinates evaluation committees; Analyzes bids and proposals and submits results to the Purchasing Director; Ensures that all Federal, State, County and City requirements and any other policies, rules and regulations applicable to the procurement process are followed; Supervises the performance of the Purchasing Department staff; Perform supervisory functions of the Purchasing Department as needed; Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities including attendance at Purchasing Co-Operative Group meetings, industry seminars and training.

ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED Supervises purchase requisition function, including review of bids, quotes, purchase orders, and change orders to determine they comply with all Federal, State, County and City requirements and any other policies, rules and regulations applicable to procurement; Maintains vendor list for bid requests; May assist with preparation of annual performance goals and objectives for the Purchasing Department; Seeks new methods or techniques to achieve goals and objectives to improve the Purchasing Department’s efficiency and effectiveness; Prepares periodic and special reports relating to purchasing activities;

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely-related field plus a minimum of three (3) years of procurement or contract related experience, preferably with at least one (1) year in a municipal, state, or county government; OR Associate’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely-related field plus a minimum of five (5) years of procurement or contract related experience, preferably with at least one (1) year in a municipal, state, or county government.

Application Process

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northmiamifl/jobs/3689645/purchasing-agent

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