The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 15th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 897,000 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.
Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.
o Serves as Subject Matter Expert for competitive sealed and unsealed bids, competitive sealed and unsealed proposals, and requests for quotationso Prepare contracts from bid awards and performs contract management related to expirations, renewals and change orderso Develops solicitations such as ITBs and RFPs and conducts bid phase services such as preparing advertisements, receiving bids/proposals, conducting pre-bid/proposal meetings and bid openings/selection meetings, issuing addenda, developing bid tabulations, corresponding with vendors, performing bid evaluations, updating the city’s procurement-related siteso Provides daily and strategic consultation to facilitate procurement and contracting decisions, as well as project planning services, development of requirements, technical specifications, identification and notification of potential sources, and scopes of service for all related projectso Collaborates with the City’s Charlotte Business INClusion Program to ensure participation and inclusion of MWBEs in contracting opportunities. Responsible for reporting assistance and data analysis including, but not limited to, procurement needs projections, and transaction reviews.o Identifies potential risk areas and devises solutions for risk mitigation by developing a collaborative relationship with City Legal, Risk Management, divisions and major stakeholders.o Coordinates all post-solicitation activities to include vendor notification and debriefing, post-award conferences as well as managing dispute resolution and protest issues.o Prepares all necessary documents for requesting City Council approval for contract award, attends department meetings for or with requesting divisions as official Subject Matter Expert for Commodities and Services procurements conductedo Performs contract administration, monitoring and reporting including being a liaison between suppliers and divisions, ensuring compliance with contract terms and conditions, negotiation of contract amendments, extensions and change orders. Analyze cost and price data from vendors. Perform contract audits when required which may include analyzing purchasing history.o Establishes and maintains positive, professional and effective working relationships with staff, vendors, other city department and state purchasing personnel and professional organizations.o Negotiate with companies and suppliers which may include specifications, scope of work, prices, terms and conditionso Research market sources and suppliers to locate and ensure most cost effective and competitive pricing for the purchase of commodities and serviceso Confer with companies and suppliers in order to acquaint them with state law, and city procurement policies and procedures and to obtain information on required commodities and services.o Assist with construction and design services solicitations as needed.o Performs special projects and other related duties as assigned
The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.
Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.
Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.
The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.
You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.
Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to CityHrJobPostingsNotify@ci.charlotte.nc.us.
The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.
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The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.