Procurement Specialist II

Procurement Specialist II


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

Job Location

Southern Wake Campus


Depends on Qualifications


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Full-Time, 40 hours per week.

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in related field and two years of purchasing experience  


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related field and three years of purchasing experience 



Position Description

This position will be responsible for providing the procurement of goods and services while adhering to all purchasing rules and guidelines set forth by Wake Technical Community College, The Community College System, North Carolina Administrative Code, the North Carolina General Statutes, the Division of Purchase and Contract and the Department of Administration Purchasing and Policies Procedures. This position will also be responsible for the preparation of documentation for purchasing commodities and services for complex procurements in accordance with the State’s requirements for purchasing and contract management. 

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.


*Determines appropriate acquisition procedure (order against existing State Contract, quote, bid, forward to State Purchase and Contract) based on nature of requisitioned item(s) and dollar amounts as authorized by State Law


*Responsible for obtaining required quotes, prepares and completes bid packages, prepares Request for Quotes (RFQ), Invitation for Bid (IFB), Request for Proposals (RFP) and Exception documentation accordingly


*Performs thorough evaluation of bid documentation through review of specifications, terms, price, and delivery according to any respective requests to ensure accuracy of an issued purchase order 


*Posts and awards solicitation documents according to General Statutes 143 and 136, Administrative Code, and both DOA Purchase & Contract Procurement Manual and Wake Technical Community College’s Procurement Manual


*Maintains proper record keeping and documentation in accordance with State purchasing and contract management requirements


*Supports end users in the requisition process, conducts market research and monitors purchasing process to ensure College's compliance with the State’s purchasing and contract management requirements


*Reviews, audits and corrects authorized requisitions; determines the appropriate procurement procedure based on College, State and Federal regulations and policies; determines and defines procurement specifications, sources of supply and optimal pricing for commodities and services to satisfy business needs


Performs and/or assists with audits of P-card transactions for completeness and accuracy, monitors the transactions to ensure College's compliance with State purchasing requirements


Establishes and maintains a good working relationship with College employees of different levels, Management and Vendors including assistance to end users with documenting and processing vendor complaints and resolving disputes with vendors

Job Post Contact

Human Resources