Job Description :

We are looking for a Full-time/contract employee for a Purchasing and Contracts Specialist.

  • Supports the development of informal and formal solicitations based on policy guidance and business needs, including every phase of planning and development of procurements and assists with moderately complex solicitations in key areas.
  • Supports ongoing contractual relationships for complex contracts through task orders and compliance activities in partnership with business leaders in assigned areas.
  • Develops and implements Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) vendor outreach and education.
  • Provides information and assistance to staff regarding purchasing procedures, purchase order/bid status updates and contract status.
  • Creates, manages and maintains database and documentation, including reviewing for conformity to negotiated rates, rules and regulations.
  • Prepares purchase orders, solicits informal bid proposals and reviews requisitions for goods and services purchased.
  • Research, interview and negotiate with suppliers to obtain prices and specifications.
  • Places task orders against existing contracts or approved requisitions.
  • Implements DIR Process records management practices for assigned area(s) according to policy and procedure and maintains assigned files and records.
  • Support the diversity and inclusion initiatives of the organization.Completes the annual compliance training by scheduled deadline.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



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