Buyer, Senior

Buyer, Senior


Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822

Job Location

Multiple Campuses


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 9, 2022
Closes: Saturday, July 9, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education Required

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.


• Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution, with 3 to 5 years of experience in procurement, preferably public sector, with specific experience in the preparation of technical and/or complex solicitation documents for the procurement of commodities and services and in using automated procurement systems and/or processes. Certification as a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M), or Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) can be substituted for 2 of the years of experience.

Experience Required

• 3 to 5 years of experience reviewing terms & conditions of contracts.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience Preferred

• 3 to 5 years general office experience with an emphasis in procurement related functions, contract negotiations and administration, with a strong preference for NC community college experience.
• Some accounting experience preferred.
• Paralegal experience preferred.

Position Description

The jobholder works under the direction of the Assistant Director of Purchasing & Contract Admininstration to coordinate procurement and contract administration for the college. Responsibilities include recommendation of appropriate acquisition procedures, and coordination of quotes and bid activities. They work directly with end users to define specifications and requests for proposals; prepare procurement related reports; manage service/maintenance contracts for the college; develop and maintains vendor relationships; and monitor purchases related to HUB vendors. They research and advise of changes in procurement procedures and programs; recommend and help coordinate implementation of new procurement programs, prepare bid packages, maintain documentation of purchasing procedures; design and conduct training on procurement procedures; and assist with general purchasing/business activities as assigned. They will be responsbile for assisting in the review of college contracts and negoiating terms and conditions prior to signature. They will assist in the administration contracts to include the tracking of contracts, renewals and notifiying endusers of expiring contracts. They assist the Assistant Director of Purchasing & Contract Admininstration with training and administration of GTCC Purchase Card (P-Card) program and Fleet Card program.

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