Glowing opportunity with city in Hampton Roads seeking a Senior
Buyer with opportunity to grow and advance!
?Negotiates contract performance issues and collaborates with and
cross-trains with other procurement team members to perform the
full range of contracting duties.
?Develops routine/moderate to highly technical and complex
specifications, special instructions/conditions, and requirements
for bid solicitations.
?Prepares proposals; develops scope of work; establishes evaluation
methodologies and determines pricing structures for competitive
?Works closely with the project manager to resolve contract
performance problems and issues that cannot be resolved at the
project manager level and works closely with the City Attorney's
Office to negotiate settlement resolutions on contact performance
?Provides support to the Procurement Manager, Director, and City
Attorney's Office in resolving construction-related and operational
disputes and claims as needed.
?Participates in the development and maintenance of term
?Studies the need and application for annual contracts and develops
the annual contract program for team's assigned commodities.
?Evaluates bids and awards contracts to the lowest responsive and
?Interviews suppliers to maintain technical knowledge of goods and
services and to stay abreast of market conditions.
?Provides guidance and direction to departments regarding
requisitioning procedures, solicitation specifications and
requirements, legal provisions, ethical issues, management of
vendors, and contract interpretation and administration.
?Researches, prepares, and represents the City at various MBE/WBE
and other small business vendor fairs as assigned.
?Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local procurement law,
policies and procedures, state and federal antitrust law, the
Uniform Commercial Code, and good business practices.
?Monitors supplier performance and initiates corrective action
within legal parameters of contractual provisions as necessary.
?Formulates and presents determinations and findings, along with
justifications related to contract decisions and actions.
?Prepares reports and formal correspondence as assigned duties
?Educates suppliers and employees on the procurement process.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider
all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected