The Sr. Procurement Specialist oversees the procurement activities of the organization to ensure they are in compliance with the mandated requirements designated by State and Federal guidelines. The Sr. Procurement Specialist advises programs and departments on purchasing procedures and quality of commodities, supplies and services. The Sr. Procurement Specialist carries out major assignments in conducting the operations of the business. The Sr. Procurement Specialist actively engages in negotiating pricing and payment terms for both service contracts and merchandise with values in the millions of dollars. The Sr. Procurement Specialist evaluates vendors/contractors for the purpose of determining the vendors’ capability to perform and meet bid specifications.
Must be able to read, write, and communicate both verbally and in written form to express and exchange ideas. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee must be able to access all components of work station and other office equipment. Frequent typing, writing, bending and twisting. Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds.
General office environment with moderate noise. This position is mostly sedentary, involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. A busy environment with many unscheduled interruptions. Frequent computer use at workstation for extended periods of time. Public contact position requiring appropriate business apparel.