BUYER - 30906
Company: Denver Public Schools
Posted on: November 11, 2018
FINANCE235 work daysFTE: 1.0Salary Range: $46,731-$56,761 Essential Functions and Objectives: Candidate will work in the Strategic Sourcing (Purchasing) Department under the supervision of a Manager to procure goods and services for various assigned groups. Candidate will perform diverse purchasing functions, using current, progressive sourcing methods, in compliance with district and departmental policies and procedures. Position will interact with staff, vendors and community to ensure a fair, open and competitive acquisitions process. This role will focus on professional services to include managing contracts for District contractors in addition to other assigned commodities.- Operates in Lawson ERP System on a daily basis to process purchase orders as needed.- Perform necessary purchasing functions for assigned commodities for just-in-time delivery of goods and services to the various schools and departments.- Monitors vendor performance and pursues corrective actions regarding inadequacies, deficiencies or improprieties.- Utilize problem-solving skills to reach resolution with internal / external customers.- Analyzes market conditions and trends which may affect pricing and availability of products/services and provides critical information to appropriate superiors.- Maintains necessary records pertaining to solicitations, contracts, purchase orders, requests for purchase, vendor audits, etc.- Attend staff development workshops, purchasing conferences, and cooperative purchasing meetings supported by the Strategic Sourcing (Purchasing) Department to share and expand knowledge of various aspects of public purchasing process.- Perform other duties as assigned.- The identified buyer performing this role will focus on professional services and consulting agreements. - They will participate in the contracting process from inception to execution. This will include: review and execution of professional services and consulting contracts, interfacing and communicating with departments, schools and Legal, educating internal stakeholders regarding the contracting process and obtaining necessary signatures on the contract according to Board of Education policies.- Establish and maintain a database listing all contracts, including, but not limited to: names of the parties, general terms, payment terms, and contract term.- Conduct periodic audits. - Annually review and update (in coordination with DPS Legal) contract templates and train end-users accordingly.
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