Senior Procurement Specialist
Company: Arizona Department of Transportation
Posted on: November 23, 2021
DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
Driving the future of transportation with a diverse and innovative
Our Senior Procurement Specialist (SPO) will be responsible for the
management of the procurement process in the area of assigned
commodities/services of a highly complex and technical nature.
Develop and issue solicitations, evaluate offers, negotiate terms,
award and administer contracts in accordance with the Arizona
Procurement Code. May be responsible for conducting and
administering Statewide contracts as delegated by SPO.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited
Develop, issue, open, evaluate, and award highly complex/technical
solicitations. This may include issuing and awarding State
solicitations as authorized by the SPO. Hold discussions,
negotiate, and request best and final offers. Conduct
pre-solicitation meetings, pre-offer conferences, and evaluation
Effectively and efficiently administer resultant contracts in
accordance with contractual provisions. Conduct post award
meetings. Responsible for the timely extension or re-bid of
contracts. Document and analyze supplier performance. Analyze
requests and authorize applicable contract amendments/change
Provide timely assistance to customers in developing highly complex
solicitations and resolving supplier performance issues. Maintain
courteous and professional demeanor when responding to customers.
Recognize issues, identify solutions and implement
Responsible for collecting and analyzing contract usage
information. Conduct market research/analysis. Coordinate and
analyze data to determine which goods and services require that
contracts be established.
Review limited competition procurement requests for compliance.
Draft formal written determination for review and approval by
The Ideal candidate for this position will have:
Prefer procurement certification, such as Certified Professional
Public Buyer (CPPB); Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO); or
other public procurement certification
Must Have Requirement(s):
This position requires a possession of a valid Arizona Class D
Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign
PART 1 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the
time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's
motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown
on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11
(H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record
prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is
contingent upon an acceptable MVR.
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive
benefits package to include:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance,
deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
Great work life balance!
*In order to be considered for this opportunity, you will need to
apply directly on the state website. To do so, please visit:
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation
Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable
accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative
format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early
as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.
ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired
employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility
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