The City of Roanoke is seeking a Senior Buyer. Responsibilities include, procures goods and services for the effective operation of City departments by facilitating complex solicitations and preparing all documents related to the solicitation and contract process. Analyzes quotations, bids, and proposals for relative prices and consistency with solicitation requirements and specifications. Verifies requisitions and determines propriety of purchases on sole source requests.
SUMMARY Procures goods and services for the effective operation of City departments by facilitating complex solicitations and preparing all documents related to the solicitation and contract process.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Independently prepares and facilitates complex Requests for Proposals (RFP), Invitations to Bid (ITB), Project Manual Invitations to Bid, Design Build, and Construction Management solicitations, and all associated documents related to the solicitation and contract process
Analyzes quotations, bids, and proposals for relative prices and consistency with solicitation requirements and specifications
Verifies requisitions and determines propriety of purchase on sole source requests
Reviews and approves procurement documents in the financial system for assigned departments.
Assists in the preparation of contracts
Guides assigned departments through decentralized procurement processes
Searches for new trends, innovations, and contracting opportunities related to the goods and services being offered for sale to assigned departments
Advises department and division personnel on purchasing matters
Thu. 09/24/20 11:59 PM Eastern Time
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university preferred with major in public or business administration, accounting, finance, or related field; two years related experience and/or training in purchasing (public sector preferred); or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS One or more of the following certifications is preferred: Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM), Certified Professional Public Buyer/Officer (CPPB/CPPO), and/or Virginia Contracting Associate/Officer (VCO).
About City of Roanoke
Welcome to Roanoke, Virginia!Home to nearly 100,000 residents, Roanoke is a mountain city and hub for innovation offering award-winning outdoor amenities, endless trails, friendly neighborhoods with character, public art, the famous Roanoke Star, museums, craft breweries, one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants, and historical attractions.