SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICERCITY OF KANSAS CITY, MO
SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER
(Job Opening ID #510338)
Full-time positionavailable with KCMO’s General ServicesDepartment, ProcurementDivision, 414 E. 12th St.Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.Plans, coordinates, and supervises the City’s central procurement activities for the commodity and services procurements. Consolidates the needs of departments by standardizing supplies, materials, services, and equipment. Handles multiple demands by setting priorities, allocating time effectively, and working in a team and customer focused environment. Follows procedures for commodity, services and technology procurements. Serves as the central point of contact for City departments, monitors and analyzes supplier performance, and resolves issues. Answers special correspondence on procurement matters and handles special assignments and issues within the division. Attends solicitation meetings, such as pre-proposal conferences and bid openings, facilitates the solicitation process for evaluation teams, maintains pertinent information for the solicitation files. Confers with suppliers regarding products and materials, equipment, supplies, general and professional services, technology services, IT hardware and IT software, pricing, and trades. Competitively solicits request for proposals, request for information, invitation for bid, design/procure/install proposals for City departments which includes, researching, receiving and analyzing specifications and requirements, as well as researching and recommending sources for purchase. Remains up to date on trends, best procurement practices, and research. Has a focus on technology procurements. Researches and utilizes cooperative agreements. Acts as a lead worker and performs related duties as required.REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor's degree in procurement/supply chain management, business or public administration or related field and 2 years of progressively responsible procurement experience at the level of the City's Procurement Officer; OR an accredited Associate’s degree in procurement/supply chain management, business or public administration or related field and 4 years of progressively responsible procurement experience at the level of the City's Procurement Officer; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience.Preference forProcurement Certifications such as CPM, CPPO, or CPPB.Salary Range: $3,957-$6,702/month.ApplicationDeadline: October 22, 2018.
Apply online at www.kcmo.gov/careers. EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.