• Procurement Specialist III

    Requisition # 2018-8719
    Date Posted 1 month ago(4/25/2018 5:01 PM)
    Department
    PPPL Business Operations
    Category
    Administrative Support
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Promote a high degree of professionalism in purchasing and contract administration activities. Minimize risks to PPPL and the government while meeting procurement objectives, safeguarding Laboratory policies, and maintaining relationships with Department of Energy (DOE), Princeton University and various laboratory stakeholders.

     

    Responsibilities

    The Buyer III is responsible for cradle to grave administration of commercial and non-commercial “moderate” risk acquisitions. The Buyer III negotiates and awards complex purchase orders and basic subcontracts, manages supplier relationships, engages in post-award administration, seeks quality goods/services at fair and reasonable prices to meet the Laboratory’s needs. The Buyer III participates in special projects as assigned by the Director of Procurement. The Buyer III assumes the authority fully commensurate with assigned duties and responsibilities.

    Qualifications

    • Knowledge of federally funded procurements, FARs, DEARs and Uniform Commercial Code is strongly preferred.
    • Ample experience in all aspects of market research, source selection, cost/price analysis, negotiating and administering federal government contracts in accordance with relevant procurement regulations and best practices.
    • Knowledge of computer-based procurement systems; demonstrated skills using various software, and strong proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. 


    Other strongly desired skills and traits include: Excellent verbal and written communication; resultsoriented, self-motivated, independent decision-making & problem-solving, negotiation skills; and outstanding prioritization and multi-tasking skills.

    High ethical standards representative of Princeton University's commitment to excellence are a must.

     

     

     

    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    ADM, 04

    Standard Weekly Hours

    40.00

    Eligible for Overtime

    No

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver's License Required

    No

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