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SR. CONTRACTS SPECIALIST

CITY OF SANDY SPRINGS

Posted: Apr. 15, 2018

End Date: Apr. 30, 2018


The Sr. Contract Specialist is responsible for managing the more complex formal and informal Invitation to Bid (ITB) and Request for Proposal (RFP) processes greater than $250k
 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for all steps required to perform more complex formal and informal Invitation to Bid (ITB) and Request for Proposal (RFP) processes to procure a wide variety of goods, supplies, materials, and services for the org/company greater than $250,000.
  • Responsible for all solicitations, which require official company management approval.
  • Purchase commodities and services to meet specialized or complex needs.
  • Make purchase decisions in accordance with company procedures and regulations.
  • Collaborate with department managers to clarify departmental needs, and refine specifications.
  • Follow proper channels to obtain purchase authorization according to company policy.
  • Research and prepare ITB and RFP specifications.
  • Issue complex solicitations to potential vendors and suppliers.
  • Identify and select vendors and suppliers using criteria such as quantity and quality of commodities, price, and delivery date.
  • Explain and clarify purchasing procedures to internal departments as well as vendors.
  • Determine the correct method to process complex purchases depending on total cost, timeliness, competitive bidding, and existing contracts.
  • Process purchasing transactions according to local, state, and federal policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate the ability to function as interim manager when Purchasing manager is out of the office
  • Other duties as assigned.