State of Arizona :

 

Job Information
Job Title:  PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST 
Agency:  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
Job Reference ID:  46164 
Category:  BUYERS AND PURCHASING AGENTS 
Grade:  20 
Posted Date:  04/15/2019 
Close Date:  04/29/2019 
Job Description

Process requisitions in the State's eProcurement system. Management of the entire procurement process in the area of assigned commodities/services of a complex and technical nature. Develops, negotiates, awards, and administers contracts, agreements, and leases. Analyzes and interprets technical data, policy and regulatory information to plan and coordinate procurement and contract activities.




ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (ADOT)

Driving the future of transportation with a diverse and innovative team

 

The Arizona Department of Transportation is transforming how government works for the people of Arizona. Can you operate with a commitment to meeting the needs of customers? If so, ADOT may be the place for you. The Arizona Management System utilizes Continuous Improvement strategies, putting the customer first and eliminating waste through teamwork, communication, and mutual trust and respect. ADOT is driving this cultural change and building an agency of engaged, problem-solving team members. If you can meet this challenge, consider joining the ADOT team.

To learn more about the ADOT team CLICK HERE

 

 

 

PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

 

 LOCATION

 

Administrative Services Division

1739 W. Jackson Street, Modular B, Phoenix, AZ 85007

 

 JOB SUMMARY

 

Process requisitions in the State's eProcurement system. Management of the entire procurement process in the area of assigned commodities/services of a complex and technical nature. Develops, negotiates, awards, and administers contracts, agreements, and leases. Analyzes and interprets technical data, policy and regulatory information to plan and coordinate procurement and contract activities.

 

Essential functions and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Timely processing of procurement requisitions.

·         Prepare, issue, open, evaluate, and award solicitations and related documents.

·         Conduct oral presentations, negotiate, , evaluate offers and award contracts.

·         Conduct pre-solicitation meetings with customer, pre-bid/offer conferences with supplier community.

·         Participate in focus group meetings for statewide contracts.

·         Provide timely assistance to customers in processing requisitions and developing complex technical and performance specifications in areas of specialization.

·         Provide courteous, responsive assistance to customers.

·          Recognize issues and identify actions and address them within the applicable statutes and rules. Elevate to supervisor when necessary.

·         Effectively and efficiently administer resultant contracts in accordance with contractual provisions.

·         Analyze requests, authorize and execute applicable contract amendments/change orders.

·         Conducts market research/analysis.

·         Coordinate and analyze data to determine with customer which commodity/services will be established as contracts.

·         Review Sole Source and Emergency procurement requests for compliance.

·         Draft formal written determination for review and approval by team supervisor and the Chief Procurement Officer’s signature.

·         Review protested solicitations and awards with team supervisor; draft response and/or Agency Report for review and approval by team supervisor and the Chief Procurement Officer.

·         Attend and participate in professional training and meetings.

·         Participate as an active member of the Procurement team providing input and feedback for team goals and objectives.

·         Maintain records in accordance with rules, statutes, executive orders, and unit performance measurements.

 

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

Knowledge in

·         Arizona Procurement Code, Commodity Codes, Federal Antitrust Laws, and Federal Acquisition Regulations as well as knowledge of the ADOT and State procurement process.

·         Knowledge of ADOT organizational structure and various ADOT and State policies and procedures.

·         Considerable knowledge of procurement and accounting software as well as word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

 

Skills in

·         Project management, negotiation, and research and analysis

·         Communication and time management

·         Interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to the lawful procurement of goods and services

·         Public contact/customer service and verbal and written communication

·         Various software programs including MS Word, Excel, Access; Arizona Procurement Portal (APP)

 

Ability to

·         Plan, organize, coordinate, and prioritize activities to best meet department needs

·         Negotiate and problem solve

·         Maintain confidentiality of purchasing and procurement details.

 

 PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

 

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

Certified Professional Public Buyer, Certified Public Purchasing Officer or other public procurement certification.

 PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

 

This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign PART 1 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR).  The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.12 (H) and (I).  The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT.   Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.

 BENEFITS

 

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

·         Affordable medical, dental, life and short-term disability insurance plans.

·         Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans.

·         Vacation time accrued at 4.00 hours bi-weekly for the first 3 years.

·         Sick time accrued at 3.70 hours bi-weekly.

·         10 paid holidays per year.

·         Deferred compensation plan.

·         Wellness plans.

Please visit http://www.azdot.gov/Inside_ADOT/HR/Employment.asp to learn more about benefits given to ADOT employees.

 

 

 

All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

ADOT supports a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of the Agency, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

 

To submit your resume click the "APPLY NOW" button below

 

Having trouble applying for this position?

Email [email protected] or call (602) 542-4700 for assistance.

 

ADOT

 

 
Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
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Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $0.00-51,321.00 

 

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