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Contract & Procurement Specialist


SUMMARY: Exempt Position-under the supervision of the Purchasing Manager.

Manages all aspects of the public procurement contract process for a variety of projects; evaluates and orders supplies and Direct Ship orders for KCDA members; communicates and coordinates with all KCDA departments, vendors and customers.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for supply management functions & public procurement in accordance with state laws and regulations. Develops bid documents and conducts open competitive bidding process. Evaluates and recommends bid awards. Position requires on-going contract administration. May be assigned special projects and is expected to be an active team member.

Requires professional best practices in inventory control to keep KCDA warehouse stocked with supplies/equipment. Places direct ship orders for timely delivery to

KCDA customers.

REQUIREMENTS: Prefer 2 years of contract management/conducting competitive processes. Minimum of AA degree in business or closely related field.

Expert understanding and experience with public procurement laws, public contracts, purchasing; specs. writing, evaluating, and awarding of bids. CSM, CPPO,

CPPB highly preferred. Extensive working knowledge of Windows based computers, including Microsoft Office spreadsheets and statistical databases.

Good office management and record keeping practices.

Ability to communicate and work with others. Also, able to handle stressful situations.

Interested candidates send resumes to the HR dept.

@: [email protected]

Applicants not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Posting: 2/24/14-3/3/2014