Senior Procurement Analyst

AOS Staffing St. Louis , MO 63101

Posted 2 months ago

*This position is with St.Louis Public Schools*

Hours: Monday-Friday

Pay: $28.00

Position Summary:

The Procurement Analyst is a purchasing professional who coordinates and completes buying assignments of a complex nature requiring substantial experience in assigned commodities and purchasing procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises and participates in purchasing supplies and equipment
  • Creates and reviews requisitions and purchase orders for accuracy & completeness
  • Solicit written and/or oral quotes from vendors
  • Participates in the development of Request for Proposals (RFP)/ Invitation for Bids (IFB) solicitation documents
  • Reviews RFP documents to ensure compliance and schedules bid conferences and bid due date meetings
  • Arranges for demonstration of products by vendors; and works with committees appointed for analyzing bids and selecting samples
  • Performs commonly used contracting methods and contract types related to pre-award
  • Supervises and participates in tabulating and analyzing proposals / bid data, and awarding of purchases in compliance with State and Board policies
  • Prepares specifications for commodities on monthly basis or annual contract; prepares and checks awards, and extends cost on a monthly and annual bid
  • Supervises Buyers / clerical staff; and generates various purchasing summaries, reports, and cost charts indicating trends of pricing
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and anticipate situations
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal procurement statutes
  • Knowledge in computer use to enter, retrieve, review and modify data
  • Ability to utilize word processing, database and software programs
  • Ability to compile, review, categorize, prioritize, analyze and interpret data and/or information
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet assigned duties/objectives
  • Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and standards to specific situations
  • Ability to work effectively with little or no supervision
  • Ability to develop spreadsheets, analyze results, and report findings
  • Strong interpersonal phone and email skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and follow through with employee and customer request for assistance
  • Strong, documented attention to details and customer satisfaction

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and anticipate situations
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal procurement statutes
  • Knowledge in computer use to enter, retrieve, review and modify data
  • Ability to utilize word processing, database and software programs
  • Ability to compile, review, categorize, prioritize, analyze and interpret data and/or information
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet assigned duties/objectives
  • Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and standards to specific situations
  • Ability to work effectively with little or no supervision
  • Ability to develop spreadsheets, analyze results, and report findings
  • Strong interpersonal phone and email skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and follow through with employee and customer request for assistance
  • Strong, documented attention to details and customer satisfaction

Requirements

*Must be fully vaccinated and be wiling to provide proof of vaccination*

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a purchasing professional in a Public Sector purchasing environment
  • Minimum of 4 years experience as a purchasing professional in the role of Buyer in a public sector environment
  • Demonstrated success in the use and successful implementation of the commodity purchasing process
  • Demonstrated success in the use and successful implementation of Request for Proposal (RFP) / Invitation for Bid (IFB) solicitation process & applicable best practices
  • Demonstrated success in the use and successful implementation of Public Sector contractual process & applicable best practices
  • Skilled in the use of procurement software

Education:

  • Bachelors Degree (required)
  • Masters Degree (preferred)

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle
  • Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body
  • Light work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree
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