Procurement Analyst

Recruitment #210331-UNCF-80

Introduction

  

A resume and cover letter must be submitted with your application.

The Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) is dedicated to providing excellent service, expert guidance, and continuous improvement in support of our partners’ goals. We are a highly-qualified workforce committed to serve those who serve Oklahomans and make government run in the most efficient, innovative manner possible. Achieving this mission takes a collaborative, agile, respectful team with humble leaders who make a difference and get things done. 

For more information about OMES, please visit our website.

The Central Purchasing department of OMES is currently seeking a full time Procurement Analyst. This is an unclassified position in state government, located in Oklahoma City.  OMES offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $61,500.00 based on education and experience.

This position is a data analytics position responsible for identifying and quantifying procurement opportunities using data driven analysis, while focusing on financial reporting on procurement contracts.  The Procurement Analyst collects, evaluates, and analyzes sourcing information and spend data to provide direction and recommendations to the Procurement Specialists and Central Purchasing management.  The position will provide operational support by receiving and managing the supplier quarterly reports, reconciling administration fees received, assist with project management, providing data for open records and ad-hoc requests, and solicitation tracking. The Procurement Analyst has direct daily communication with state suppliers and state agencies related to procurement contracts.

Position Responsibilities (essential function)
•Collect, analyze and manage data, distill meaning from the data, effectively communicate findings and make informed recommendations for business decisions.
•Develop metrics, benchmarks and tools to calculate, forecast, and report annual and quarterly spend and savings. 
•Serves as a subject matter expert on procurement data for state agencies and vendors regarding statewide contracts.
•Capture, track, and report annual cost savings and spend data for acquisitions as required by statute.
•Compile financial data and information for the annual OMES Cost Savings Report. Present Cost Savings Report to OMES Management and government leadership per statue.
•Work with the Statewide Initiatives team to identify new opportunities for statewide contracts.  Assists with the statutory responsibility to identify purchase opportunities for statewide commodity categories in excess of $5 million on an annual basis. 
•Responds to legislative and public requests for procurement data.
•Ability to manage, track and report on numerous complex tasks at the same time.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position works in a comfortable office setting with a computer for a large percentage of the workday. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild. This position may be eligible for telework. Occasional travel may be required.

OMES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

•Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, statistics or a related discipline from an accredited college or university and 3 years of related work experience in data analysis and/or financial reporting; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting additional qualifying experience for each year of the required bachelor’s degree.

Preference may be given to candidates who possess
•Current or prior experience in data analytics responsibilities
•Excellent working knowledge in advanced Microsoft Excel functionality
•Proficiency in electronic procurement and analytical software and systems including Power BI and PeopleSoft.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

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