East Case, MD 21202

Posted: 11/28/23 Employment Type: Full-time Job Category: Office Job Number: 106193 Pay Rate: $56/hr

Job Description

A government entity in Baltimore City has an immediate career opportunity for an experienced procurement expert to join their team. The Senior Purchasing Agent/Buyer performs a broad range of duties in connection with the timely purchase of supplies, equipment and services to support the on-going operation of schools and offices.

  • Responsibilities:
    • Prioritizes the execution of purchase orders, purchase requisitions and evaluates purchase requests to ensure proper pricing and vendor selection.
    • Ensures supplier's compliance for assigned commodities with pricing templates that are loaded and maintained on eCommerce website. Buyer ensures supplier's compliance with contract terms and conditions, on-time delivery, quality and resolves pricing and invoice discrepancies. 
    • Prepares, distributes and evaluates public bids and requests for proposals for materials and services.
    • Assists and advises schools in Enterprise purchasing activities.
    • Investigates and resolves problems between agencies and vendors concerning the provision of commodities and services.
    • Receives and processes requisitions for purchasing requirements of schools and officers.
    • Creates and issues purchase orders resulting from the procurement process.
    • Maintains files and databases used in the procurement process.
    • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and non-discrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board policies and the professional standards.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing or a related field. Degree must be from an accredited college or institution.
  • C.P.P.B. with the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council (UPPCC) is required within three years of hiring.
  • Four years' experience in purchasing commodities and services.
  • Experience with eCommerce suite applications such as Ariba, SAP or Oracle.

Meet Your Recruiter

Carissa Griffith
Project Manager

Amateur house flipper and DIY enthusiast. Always planning my next vacation destination. Proud Dallas Cowboys fan. I enjoy getting to know people and finding the right career for them.

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