Procurement Agent III

Entity: Seminole County Public Schools
Salary: $53,151 / Yr. (Non Negotiablle)
Closing Date: 3/19/2021
Description: Plan, manage,and maintain the timely and cost effective procurement of assigned commodities/services and develop, review and negotiate contracts district-wide.
Qualifications: Associate’s Degree and five (5) years purchasing experience required. Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years purchasing experience preferred. Governmental or K12 educational purchasing experience preferred. Professional certification -APP or CPPB preferred. Knowledge of computer applications as related to job functions. Skill in reading, interpreting, and applying information in technical manuals and other documents. Effective skills in oral and written communications. Ability to work with a variety of personnel and the public. Ability to be flexible, handle a variety of tasks, and manage multiple tasks. Knowledge of Florida Statutes and the Florida Administrative Code concerning purchasing policies and procedures. Knowledge of current purchasing trends and best practices purchasing policies and procedures. Knowledge of the elements of a contract and basic contract law.
Additional Information: Duties: 1.*Manage the daily processing of purchase requests received from district customers for assigned commodities and services. 2.*Assist district customers in the use of procurement systems to facilitate the timely processing of purchase requests as needed. 3.*Collaborate and coordinate with district customers in the development of appropriate competitive solicitation criteria as needed. 4.*Manage the competitive solicitation processes for assigned commodities and services in accordance with procurement policy and procedures. 5.*Observe and ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules,and regulations in the procurement of assigned commodities and services. 6.*Review aggregate district usage and research and track market trends for assigned commodities to recommend appropriate districtwide competitive solicitations. 7.*Manage the supplier base, interview potential suppliers, and investigate new sources of supply for assigned commodities and services. 8.*Assist in the coordination and resolution of performance and billing issues between suppliers and district customers and supporting departments. 9.*Provide and maintain department reports as assigned. 10.*Develop and maintain standard contract templates for use by schools and departments district-wide, as outlined in Board policy. 11.*Negotiate and review supplier contracts for compliance with district requirements,as outlined in Board policy,and in conjunction with the Legal Services Department. Refer final agreement to the appropriate administrator for approval and signature. 12.*Handle confidential materials related to the competitive solicitation process in accordance with all applicable policies, laws, rules, and regulations. 13.Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Purchasing and Distribution Services. *Denotes essential job function/ADA Please Apply On-Line with Cover Letter and Resume:
Contact Information
Cheryl Olson