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SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER

CITY OF KANSAS CITY, MO
Missouri, KS Full-time
Posted on April 27, 2019

SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER

(Job Opening ID #511024)

 

Full-time position available with KCMO’s General Services Department, Procurement Division, 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 a request for proposals, request for information, an 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 and 2 years of progressively responsible procurement experience at the level of Procurement Officer; OR an accredited Associate’s degree and 4 years of progressively responsible procurement experience at the level of Procurement Officer; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Preference for Procurement Certifications such as CPM, CPPO, or CPPB. Salary Range: $3,957-$6,769/month. Application Deadline: May 13, 2019. Apply online at www.kcmo.gov/careers. EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.