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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
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.