Saturday, August 8, 2009

Wanted: City of Dunwoody Purchasing Manager

JAT Consulting Services, Inc. is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager for our Dunwoody, GA office (City of Dunwoody).Under the general guidance of the Finance Director, will serve as the City's Purchasing Manager. Plans, organizes, implements and supervises the purchasing operations of the City. Responsible for building a centralized purchasing division. Work involves planning and overseeing all City procurement and inventory control functions in a centralized environment; establishing City purchasing policies and procedures; engaging in the procurement of goods and services in accordance with City, State and Federal regulations.

Processes purchase orders for materials, equipment and services. Evaluates requests, discusses product or service requirements with requesting department, and determines most appropriate method of procurement. Researches technical information and assists with developing specifications. Provides guidance and assistance to City departments on purchasing related issues.

Administers all aspects of sealed bid process, prepares invitation for bids (IFBs) or requests for proposals (RFPs) as appropriate, develops notices and advertisements and places same with newspapers and other sources of information. Analyzes, evaluates and tabulates bids. Checks references on potential contractors and makes recommendations for vendor/contractor/consultant. Administers contracts and agreements. Researches supply sources, secures price quotes and places orders with vendors for purchases that do not require formal bids.

Minimum Requirements:
Associate’s degree in business administration or a related field; supplemented by 5 years of progressively responsible experience procuring goods and services in a government services environment, including contract negotiation and administration; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must possess and maintain certification as a Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO). JAT Consulting Services, Inc. is proud to offer our employees benefits such as: 401(k), PTO plan, 10 paid holidays, medical/dental/vision benefits (employee fully paid by JAT, dependent coverage offered at employee’s expense). For further information on our company, please visit our website at

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