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Procurement Officer

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Product Management
Posted on October 3, 2021
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Procurement Officer
(Job Opening ID #513941)

Full-time position available with KCMO’s General Services Department, Procurement Division,

414 East 12 th Street.

Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Assists in planning, coordinating and overseeing the central procurement activities of the City which includes construction and non-construction activities. Assists in consolidating the needs of the various departments by standardizing supplies, materials and equipment. Assists with the development and installation of improved
clerical practices in stores methods and procedures. Confers with vendors and their representatives concerning their products and discussing materials, equipment, supplies, services, prices, trade and cash discounts. Assists in the preparation of proposals and specifications and verifies commodities and services against purchase
orders and contracts awarded to vendors. Prepares and presents recommendations on purchases. Answers special correspondence on procurement matters and handles special assignments and problems arising within the division. Performs work within several procurement software platforms that are used by the division. May act as a lead worker.

REQUIRES an accredited Associate's degree and 2 years progressively responsible procurement experience in
procurement activities; OR high school graduation and 4 years of experience in procurement activities.

Salary Range: $16.64-$26.86/hour.

Application Deadline Date: October 18, 2021.

EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.