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Procurement Specialist
Ref No.: 18-06922
Location: Avondale, Arizona
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 2 Years
Start Date: 06/28/2018
 Highly preferable that the candidate have some experience in formal procurement/public bidding procedures.
Establish sources of supply and maintain file of sources of goods, services and/or establish qualified vendor lists.
  • Update and retain product information files, purchase order records and solicitation records
  • Provide departments with the following customer support:
  • Approval and processing of Purchase Orders and Change Orders
  • Recommend alternate procurements (i.e. emergency, sole source and competition impracticable)
  • Scope of Work, Specifications or Standards development
  • Co-operative purchasing networks
  • Bid documents
  • Review and evaluate responses to bids and proposals
  • Contract specifications
  • All purchases of goods, services, insurance and construction, consistent with the requirements and purposes of the Procurement Code.
  • Provide customer support to the vendor community with the following:
  • Establish a trusting relationship with the vendor community by promoting and enforcing open and fair competition among vendors to obtain the highest quality goods and services for the best price
  • Vendor registration and insurance coverages according to the city's requirements
  • Work with the City Attorney's office in reviewing bids and proposals
Job Description
Skills Required:
  • Typing, work in Microsoft Word products,
  • Professional written and verbal communication
  • Strong Organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Skills Preferred:
  • Moderate experience in budget or accounting
  • Microsoft Word products moderate to high skill level in Excel
  • Contract monitoring and/or contract management
Experience Required
  • Administrative and professional office work experience
  • Experience in handling confidential information
Experience Preferred:
  • Government/municipal work experience
  • Procurement Experience
Education Required: High School Diploma, 1-2 years' college
Education Preferred: Associate's or Bachelor's degree
Additional Information: Clean professional appearance, customer friendly, willing to working in a fast paced environment and ability to adapt to varying tasks/assignments as needed.