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Buyer (Procurement Professional)
Title:Buyer (Procurement Professional)
Department:Procurement and Contract Management Unit
Campaign Start Date:02/25/2019
Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience
Position Summary:
The New York County District Attorney's Office (DANY) has an opening for a Buyer in its Procurement and Contract Management Unit. In this position, the Buyer is responsible for meeting the Office’s needs for goods and services.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Formulating, developing, and preparing all documentation applicable to solicitations, contract, and purchase order actions.
  • Managing the procurement process including bid contract formation, requests for proposals, preparing and processing of procurement documents, contracts, bid specifications and solicitations.
  • Responsible for all aspects of invoice processing: obtain complete and accurate invoices in a timely manner, verify prices are in compliance with current contract, obtain proper approvals, log information in internal database, and submit to Fiscal for vouchering.
  • Ensuring work is in accordance with governmental rules and regulations; conferring with and advising project managers to ensure contract compliance and conformance to applicable law.
  • Ensuring contractual documentation as well as subcontractor(s) input are in compliance with the requirements.
  • Attending and serving as contract and subcontract representative at program and project meetings, as required.
  • Reviewing all purchase order requisitions for compliance with procurement policy board rules, procedures, and directives.
  • Organizing and processing work flow for effective and efficient compliance.
  • Perform related tasks as assigned.
  • Knowledge of New York City's Procurement Policy Board Rules, local laws and policies impacting procurements.
  • Experience working with government procurement.
  • Experience negotiating contracts with suppliers and/or subcontractors preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Must be able to perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment; able to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Must be self-motivated, highly-organized, resourceful, and reliable.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Able to update and edit existing databases.
  • Able to follow directions and apply proper policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Strong attention to detail and high concern for data accuracy.
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree required.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Two (2) years of previous buying or procurement experience.
  • Experience with the New York City’s Financial Management System (FMS) preferred.
  • One (1) year commitment to hiring bureau.
The New York County District Attorney's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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