Senior Procurement Analyst

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Mar 16, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Purchasing and Warehouse
  • Salary: $46,704.00 - $69,075.23 Annually USD

Job Description


Education and Experience : A Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Accounting, or Finance, and three (3) years of procurement experience, contract management, preparation or compliance in the public or private sector; or an associate degree in Business or Public Administration and five (5) years of procurement experience, contract management and/or contract administration in the public or private sector.

Licenses and Certificates : Some positions may require a valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under direction, coordinate, conduct and implement procurement and contract initiation, monitor compliance activities in accordance with the City's procurement and contracting policies and procedures.

Typical Duties

Plan, coordinate and facilitate procurements, qualification based sourcing processes and contract processes. Involves: Assist user departments in developing Annual Advanced Acquisition Plan. Research, write, review and evaluate purchase orders, contracts and bid specification, equipment and services, ensuring completeness, accuracy and compliance with City and departmental policies and procedures. Develop and evaluate specifications and invitations to bid and scope of work, develop pricing matrix, coordinate with appropriate departments, tabulate bids and proposals, and facilitate evaluation and selection process. Research market sources and vendors to ensure cost reasonableness and competitive pricing for supplies and services. Interview vendors and evaluate products and capabilities as suppliers. Facilitate contract negotiations with vendors. Prepare award recommendations and coordinate the award with user departments. Identify best practices and innovations to improve contracting processes, systems, policies and procedures. Resolves inquiries and complaints. Act as a consultant and liaison between departments and vendors.

Administer, monitor and manage procurement orders expenditures. Involves: Provide oversight for the timely procurement of goods and services. Review contracts to evaluate revisions, price, and performance of contract prior to renewal. Oversee and participate in negotiation, renegotiation and termination of contracts and vendors. Prepare written reports, presentations and debriefings as necessary. Directs a variety of outreach and training activities.

Represent the department and provide consultation and technical support, information and guidance on procurement processes and contract administration opportunities. Involves: Act on behalf of department head, as assigned. Respond to requests for information on procurement codes, policies and procedures. Provide interpretation of purchasing policies. Provide guidance, recommendations and advice to user departments on procurement methodologies, processes and time lines. Prepare complex comprehensive documents on procurement analysis, special reports and recommendations. Attend bid-opening meetings, City Council, citizen group meetings and other gatherings to represent the department.

Supervise assigned personnel. Involves: Schedule, assign, instruct, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance. Provide for training and development. Enforce personnel rules and regulations and work behavior standards firmly and impartially. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers, discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes.

General Information

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Salary Range: $46,704.00 - $63,482.42 per year.
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Test information: An evaluation of education and experience will be conducted on qualified applicants.

Please note: This is a new advertisement for Senior Procurement Analyst. You must apply if you are still interested in the position.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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