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Buyer –  North Central Texas Council of Governments

This position is responsible for providing customer service focused assistance with the planning, organizing, and coordination of purchasing and procurement activities across the agency. This is accomplished by following procurement and purchasing policies and procedures; developing specifications for purchasing goods and services and preparing procurement documents. This includes acquiring resources following best practices, within time constraints, and facilitating communication between the agency and its providers in order to deliver products and services according to the strategic business plan. This position will be responsible for assisting with the implementation of and supporting processes that provide timely, cost-effective, high quality contracts through cooperative and proactive procurement practices. Works under supervision, with latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Required Skills

Reading: Advanced – Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self- study.

Math: Intermediate – Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self- study.

Writing: Intermediate – Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Complexity: Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents.

Technical Skills: Work requires a comprehensive, practical knowledge in approaches and systems, which affect the design and implementation of major programs and/or processes Agency-wide. Independent judgment, analytical and decision-making abilities are necessary to apply skills effectively. Affects accuracy of multiple projects. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products.

Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree and over one year up to and including three years’ experience in the purchasing and procurement of goods and services in a public sector environment.

Apply at https://jobs.silkroad.com/NCTCOG/Careers/jobs/1437

To apply for this job email your details to AHarding@JFSdallas.org

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