Senior Buyer

San Francisco, CA 94101

Posted: 04/20/19 Industry: Government Job Number: 00002NWG Pay Rate: 47.73
Do you have significant procurement experience? Want to work for an esteemed governmental organization in the Bay Area? Then this is the job for you!

Our client, a government agency providing transportation services in San Francisco, is seeking to hire a Senior Buyer. The right candidate has at least five years of senior level or management level procurement experience. This is an interim role, expected to potentially last six months or more. Candidates who excel in the role can always be considered for long-term employment as well. Interested? Apply today!


Plans, organizes, reviews, prepares and processes necessary procurement documents and contracts for competitive and non-competitive procurements including requests for proposals, requests for qualifications, formal bids, solicitation letters, simplified negotiations, sole source and other procurements
Ensures compliance with federal, state, local laws and regulations
Prepares and coordinates proper documentation
Procures rolling stock (buses) in compliance with FTA regulations
Purchase capital equipment and services essential to Bus Transit operations
In coordination with project manager and attorney, negotiates and prepares contracts that are highly complex and sensitive in nature
Maintains complete contract files, ensuring pertinent documents are current and all auditable contract records are included
Consults with attorneys on contract wording and other legal issues
Works with project manager in the administration of the contract throughout its duration, including processing amendments and change orders, exercising options, assisting with close out and termination, if necessary
In coordination with the Director of Risk Management & Safety, ensures compliance with minimum required insurance coverage


o Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration or a closely related field; additional position related experience may be substituted on a year per year basis in lieu of degree
o Three years' recent full-time position related procurement experience with the responsibility of preparing complex solicitation documents and contracts
o Public Agency experience is desirable
o Proficient in using a personal computer (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
o Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or equivalent certification preferred

Matt Thacker
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