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Posted: 04/30/2013
Advertisement Number: 13320
Job Title: SENIOR BUYER
Expires: 05/17/2013 Friday
Department: FINANCE & ADMIN SERVICES
Division: PURCHASING
Location: ONE CIVIC PLAZA NW, 7TH FLOOR
Job Code: 700120 This is a union position
Grade: M14 Starting $1,388.80 to Midrange $1,828.00 Bi-weekly

POSITION SUMMARY:
Perform a variety of professional and technical duties involved in the procurement of materials, supplies, services and equipment for City departments and operations.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field, plus three (3) years of contract management or purchasing experience in a central purchasing office. Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position requires: Background check.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Purchasing principles, practices and governing ordinances
Purchasing procedures and negotiation techniques
Principles and procedures of governmental purchasing and contract administration
Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting
Methods and techniques of contract negotiation
Competitive bidding and purchasing methods
Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations including regulations concerning municipal purchasing
Apply purchasing principles and practices
Evaluate quality and price of products to judge suitability of goods and alternatives offered
Maintain detailed and accurate operational and financial records
Interpret, apply and explain City purchasing policies
Analyze, evaluate and modify purchasing methods and procedures
Explain purchasing plans and policies for the City
Work independently in the absence of supervision

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.

NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.

VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.


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