Senior Specialist – Purchasing

This position is responsible for performing procurement functions in the Purchasing Department including administering complex procurements, processing RFI’s, RFQ’s, RFP’s, IFB’s, Sole Sources, Purchase Orders, and Contracts.

This position may also be required to process construction related procurements.

This position will be expected to gather procurement requirements from college departments, process requests in accordance with college and Nevada System of Higher Education policy, and to utilize public procurement best practices.

This position will be responsible for the procurement of goods and services and must be familiar with purchasing, legal, and insurance requirements and must be able perform pricing and risk analysis.

This position prepares, reviews, processes, manages and coordinates complex contracts for goods and services which may include construction.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Finance, or a related field and 4 years comparable professional experience.
Associates degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Finance, or a related field and 8 years of comparable experience.
No degree and a minimum of 12 years of comparable experience.

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and database and application based systems.

Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of procurement and contracting.

Experience drafting Invitation to Bids, Request for Qualifications, and Request for Proposals, and issuing purchase orders.

Demonstrated experience evaluating vendor proposals, analyzing pricing, and making contract awards,.

Required Documents

Required documents (Cover Letter, Resume, and Transcripts) must be attached directly to the ON-LINE application. If you are unable to attach the required documents to your ON-LINE application, you may send them to Human Resources via email hr.recruitment@csn.edu or fax to 702.651.5778 SPECIAL NOTE: Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.
Preferred Qualifications

C.P.M., C.P.P.B., C.P.I.M., C.P.P.O., or similar certification(s)

Experience processing Invitation to Bids (IFB), Request for Qualifications RFQ), and or Request for Proposals (RFP) and issuing purchase orders (PO).

Knowledge of public procurement practices and concepts, especially those in a college or university environment.

Contract review, drafting, and negotiating experience.

Demonstrated experience processing purchase requisitions for conversion to purchase order

Experience working with a diverse/multicultural student body and/or workforce.

Company: College of Southern Nevada

Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017

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