coordinates, implements and complex procurement contracts. procurement programs
and policies. Acts as liaison between customer, contractors, and the public to
ensure customer needs are met and contractors perform in accordance with the
This is a lead
position. Works in partnership with
other contracting positions (Contract Officer and Senior Contract Officer) to
meet defined business needs. Provides
primary guidance and makes decisions on approach to meeting customer needs for
goods, services, design and construction. Functions independently and makes
decisions in areas of defined responsibility.
complex and/or technical services and commodities and manages complex
and finalizes requirements for solicitations and service agreements. Prepares,
soliciting, evaluating and negotiating and awarding contracts.
conferences, facilitates and manages evaluation meetings, conducts consultant
interviews, demonstrations, site visits and inspections.
contract compliance activities including claims and dispute mitigation.
Reviews, analyzes and responds to protests.
Assists with developing, coordinating and implementing procurement
programs and policies by researching governing laws, making recommendations,
evaluating current policies and practices and facilitating focus groups,
surveys and special projects.
Acts as liaison
by providing guidance, making decisions pertaining to the application of
procurement laws, policies, procedures and practices, developing and
maintaining consultant and customer relationships, administering contracts,
monitoring consultant performance, mediating and resolving contractual issues,
facilitating meetings and offering solutions to problems.
value for expenditures by preparing and negotiating contracts, making contract
award recommendations, conducting market research, providing cost and price
analysis, adhering to and implementing regulations and policies and documenting
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Any one position may not include all of the duties listed. This job classification specification identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position.
Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years public contracting
At least one of the
following professional Procurement certifications:
Purchasing Manager (CPM) from the Institute for Supply Management,
Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) from the Universal Public Procurement
Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) from the Universal Public Procurement
Certified Procurement Professional (NIGP-CPP) from NIGP
FLSA Status: Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 09
Occupation Group Description: Purchasing and Supply
EEO Job Category Code: B
EEO Job Category Description: Professional
Organizational Level: First Level Supervisor
Bargaining Unit: No Representation
The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.
Driving Level: Secondary
License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver
CDL Endorsements: None
Safety Sensitive: No