Senior Buyer, Req.#4967

Senior Buyer, Req.#4967


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Campus


$42,935 - $65,260


Full Time - State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, August 18, 2022
Closes: Sunday, September 25, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, October 3, 2022

Expected Work Hours

40 hours per week; Monday - Friday

Reports to

Procurement Supervisor

Employment Type

Full-Time 12 Months

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field


Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field and 2 years of purchasing or contract management experience


High School diploma or GED with 4 years of purchasing or contract management experience

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with E-Procurement and Ellucian

Experience with Procurement or Contract Management

Position Description

1. Interprets, administers, and explains federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines governing procurement activities.

2. Assists with the preparation of specifications for the creation of public solicitations for goods and services for assigned areas.

3. Assists with execution of the bidding process according to federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines.

4. Assists with complex procurements, as required.

5. Assists with evaluation of bids and serves as a liaison between college personnel and bidders.

6. Assists with review and negotiation of contracts to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the state of North Carolina.

7. Maintains bid information and processes procurement transactions through NC E-Procurement and Colleague.

8. Documents and reports system issues within E-Procurement and Colleague systems.

9. Analyzes departmental budgets and provides guidance if budget transfers are needed.

10. Confers with College departments to solve complex problems pertaining to procurement, accounting, budgeting, and general ledger systems.

11. Produces and analyzes reports from the College’s financial system and from the E-Procurement system. Provides information and guidance based on the analysis of the data in the reports.

12. Maintains contract records and files.

13. Maintains the Procurement records and files

14. May handle some aspects of the CPCC Procurement Card (P-Card) and Fuel Card, as needed.

15. Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics

Knowledge of College rules, regulations and procedures

Familiarity with the College chart of accounts

Knowledge of federal and state procurement laws, regulations and guidelines

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff, administrators and vendors

Knowledge of budgetary policies, procedures and accounting principles

Ability to make sound judgments and provide sound guidance

Strong computer skills

Strong organizational skills


How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to:


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