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Public Procurement Buyer III (min 3-month Contract) (Military & Government)
Annapolis, MD 21401
Recruited by: Corey Matthews | Managing Director | VerticalReach Consulting Group, LLC See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Client of VerticalReach Consulting Group, LLC
  • Industry: Military & Government
  • Compensation: Hourly: $40-49/hr
  • Expires: Dec 08, 2019
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Job Description


This is professional work in large scale purchasing of a wide variety of supplies, materials, and equipment in a municipal county government purchasing department.


Work involves the oversight of designated purchasing operations to ensure their integrity and effectiveness. Work includes performance at a high level of actual purchasing of complex building, property maintenance, and alteration contracts. Work requires considerable contact with County departments and vendors. Work also includes oversight of the work of subordinate buyers and clerical staff, assisting them in improving their methods and procedures. Work is performed with
considerable independence within established policies, procedures, and purchasing regulations, and is reviewed by superiors through conferences and reports.


• Prepares specifications for complex purchases and contracts; tabulates and evaluates bids; and
recommends awards.
• Oversees the work of buyers; and conducts informal staff development training.
• Develops purchasing procedures and policies; recommends them for adoption; and updates vendor
• and commodity files
• Reviews and approves requisitions; solicits both verbal and written quotations; and prepares and
• processes purchase orders.
• Investigates new commodities and procurement techniques; and solicits new bidders and vendors.
• Consults with using agencies; advises them on their requirements; assists in management of special
• purchasing procedures.
• Performs related work as required.


• Considerable knowledge of the various types and grades of commodities.
• Considerable knowledge of sources of supply and of market and price trends.
• Ability to prepare complex specifications and to analyze and tabulate bids.
• Ability to discern differences in quality and types of complex commodities.

Job Posting Description and Compensation Disclaimer: Information provided herein is intended for general guidance only and not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, requirements or compensation parameters.

About VerticalReach Consulting Group, LLC - Executive Recruiters of World-class Procurement and Supply Chain Talent

Our firm is led by a tenured Executive Search professional with over 20 years of experience in delivering targeted executive leadership, mid-level management, contract consultants and key individual talent for world-class Procurement and Supply Chain organizations and those that are transforming to become world-class. We support our client in not discriminating against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status, age or other protected status.