This is a senior level position responsible for managing the procurement activities for all of Facilities Management and incorporates both small dollar, day-to-day purchases and coordination of larger scale service and informal construction projects. The selected candidate will be responsible for leading multiple solicitation processes for informal construction projects, service needs, and commodities. Administrative aspects of work will involve guiding departmental personnel in defining their scope of work, materials requirements, or explaining State procurement rules.
The essential job duties include but are not limited to the following:
Process departmental purchase requests from all divisions of Facilities Management.
Compile bid and proposal solicitation documents.
Review and negotiate contracts with particular emphasis on terms & conditions.
Provide ongoing, informal training on purchasing procedures to Facilities Management staff as questions or issues arise.
Demonstrate excellent customer service skills and the ability to professionally and respectfully interact with a wide range of people across the campus.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with at least two years of purchasing experience; or a two year associate degree with four years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Knowledge and understanding of public procurement policies, regulations and contracting methods to review purchasing requests.
Knowledge and understanding of public construction laws, regulations and contracting methods is required.
Experience with contract review/negotiation.
Experience with the competitive solicitation process and related document compilation and experience in compiling solicitation documents.
Experience with the Banner ERP system and Jaggaer e-procurement platform.
Purchasing experience in a Government/University environment.
Procurement experience, particularly related to Facilities Management and construction processes.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.