Senior Buyer

Job description

University of California, Irvine

Senior Buyer

Independently reviews, coordinates and determines course of action for high level, complex Requests for Proposals (RFP), and other bidding for the procurement of goods or services.

Negotiates contracts, interprets procurement policies, laws and codes to ensure that actions are in accordance with University policies. Provides procurement services for all of life sciences and lab supply commodities for essential research projects conducted by UCI faculty. Ensures purchases for restricted controlled substances are in compliance with UCI policies. Provides expert guidance and advice to faculty and staff regarding university-wide procurement policies and procedures, utilizing UCOP contracts, and meeting compliances for the campus community.

The Senior Buyer will be the main contact for suppliers within assigned commodity/service areas. This job description is not meant to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Additional responsibilities may be assigned, as appropriate.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Total Hours: 8-5, M-F
Career Position.
Background check is required.
The position will require working in excess of a 40-hour workweek during peak project periods.
Business travel may be required, although mainly within California.
Must possess a valid California driver's license and participate in the DMV Pull Program.
Final candidate subject to background check.
As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
Please attach your resume.

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Posted: 3/30/2018
Application Due: 5/29/2018
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