Procurement Analyst

Madison, Alabama
Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 13.75 - US$ 21.48 per hour
Ref. Number
Jaan Odem, Spherion
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Job Description

Administrative and technical work in all aspects of procurement (from bid preparation through granting of the award) of a wide variety of commodities and services. Work is performed according to city, state, and federal laws and regulations.

Prepares complex bid documents; utilizes automotated procurement system (including understand of commodity codes, determination of vendors to solicit for bids and proposals). Submits bids/proposals to supervisor for review/approval/release. Exhibits evaluative thinking and independent judgment within established policies and procedures.
Monitors the status of contracts; analyzes requests for price increases and extensions. Confers with department heads regarding requirement changes prior to rebidding.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Knowledge/experience of municipal procurement policies and procedures; Knowledge of procurement state laws; knowledge of variety of commodities and services purchased by a municipality.
Knowledge of basic arithmetic skills, knowledge of an automated procurement system environment.
Abilty to prepare/analyze complex bidding documents, requests for proposals,and contractural documents; abilty to communicate clearly, both orally and written.
Skill in operation of ten key calculator, pc, fax, copier, scanner and other office equipment.


1-4 years

High school diploma or GED with two additional yeasrs of college-level work or training in business administration, purchasing, or a related field. One to 4 years experience in governmental procurement and contract administration; or any combination of the above.

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