Procurement Specialist

Finance Division - Oklahoma City, OK

Recruitment #200203-UNCF-20



Submit a Resume and Cover Letter* during the announcement period listed above to:
Human Resources
ATTN:  HR Recruiter
900 N Stiles Ave, Ste. 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104-3234
Phone: 405-522-9581

**Review of documents will begin immediately**


Procurement Specialist - 1318

: Finance Division, Oklahoma City, OK

* Cover Letter must include an accurate address and telephone number, as well as the title of the position for which you are applying.

• Any individual may apply for an unclassified posting.
• Employment Application must be postmarked by the closing date of announcement.
• OTRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

Procurement Specialist - 1318

Typical Functions:
• Researches and interprets applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and policies and provides interpretations to field offices and agency divisions
• Implements and enforces agency policies and procedures concerning procurement to ensure compliance consistent with federal and state requirements.
• Develops and monitors agency wide contracts and contract specifications. Evaluates bids for compliance with specifications, evaluates bidder’s capacity to perform and comply; recommends award of contracts
• Performs related work as required and assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of and ability to apply federal and state laws and regulations on procurement procedures; of maintenance of the official agency procurement records and reports necessary to manage a state agency; demonstrated ability to perform highly independent work, make independent decisions and resolve complex procurement problems.
• Ability to analyze data; knowledge of and ability to perform procurement functions using computer technology related to PeopleSoft.
• Communicating concisely both orally and in writing; and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
• Ability to use Microsoft Office Excel, and Word is required. Ability to use Microsoft Access is a plus.
• Experience with PeopleSoft/Oracle and knowledge of the Central Purchasing Act is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:
Three (3) years of professional procurement experience in purchasing, acquisition, finance or accounting, two (2) of which were in the employment of a government entity performing purchasing or acquisition activities; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must obtain CPO within first 12 months of employment.

Preference giving to candidates with procurement related to construction bids.


Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.