Procurement and Contract Management

Procurement and Contract Management

Employer

Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Southern Wake Campus

9101 Fayetteville Rd.

Raleigh, NC 27603

Salary/Grade

Depends Upon Qualifications

Benefits

Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, March 28, 2022
Closes: Saturday, May 28, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, March 28, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Full-time, 40 hours

Reports to

Sr. Procurement Manager

Employment Type

Full-time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field

Five (5) years of experience in direct procurement and contract management;

 or

Associate's degree in Business or a related field
Seven (7) years of experience in direct procurement and contract management

Preferred Qualifications

Preferences

Three (3) years of experience in a large scale government purchasing or contract management

Demonstrated experience in the development of IT solicitation procurement documents or other complex services procurement documents

Experience with the NC eProcurement System

Five (5) years of experience managing complex contracts

Position Description

This position manages the formal procurement processes for the acquisition of goods and services in compliance with NC Purchasing regulations.  This position also supports College-wide contract management to ensure proper contract compliance, performance and administration.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.  

*Manage procurement administration and workflows for the acquisition of goods and services to meet College business and operational requirements in accordance with NC General Statutes, Administrative Code and College policies and procedures

*Manage procurement administration and compliance of P- Card purchases in accordance with College P-card policies and procedures, P-card Manual updates and training, compliance audits, and cardholder reconciliations.

*Prepare and analyze solicitations for accurate and effective execution of complex business service agreements and procurement methods (RFP, RFQ, IFB, State Term Contracts, Cooperative Agreements and Waivers of Competition)

*Coordinate the procurement process for complex goods, services and technology acquisitions including analysis of solution requirements; determination of procurement method; development of specifications, evaluation criteria and contract management directives; and solicitation project preparation and management

*Direct contract management process to manage acquisition, renewal, termination or extension of service contracts, licenses and warranties based on the terms of the agreement and business decisions concerning the contract life cycle

Maintain organized, accurate and complete records to maintain and retain procurement files according to State regulations

Lead vendor meetings, solicitations, and procurement engagement discussions

Provide formal procurement, e-procurement and contract management training for end users as well as ongoing coaching and customer support for all phases of the procurement process

Negotiate costs, deliverables and performance between suppliers and College stakeholders

Provide project coordination support to project coordinators and project leaders from end user departments

Prepare and administer amendment, addendum and renewal documentation for contractual agreements

Resolve problems with vendors on contract performance as well as procurement protests and disputes relating to discrepancies in bids, deadlines, and other related issues

Assist end users in monitoring and managing vendor performance using reporting procedures and procurement file documentation

Conduct regulatory and market research to stay abreast of changes procurement laws, industry trends, technology, strategic sourcing opportunities, price fluctuations, and materials availability

Completes an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis

How to Apply

Please visit www.waketech.edu to submit your online application.

Job Post Contact

Human Resources

humanresources@waketech.edu

919-866-7890