$43.56 - $55.59 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Jan 21, 2020Full time
Visitors and residents enjoy Sunnyvale's beautiful, clean suburban setting, efficient, high-quality city services, low crime rate, quality schools and 18 prize-winning parks. We are looking for an experienced Senior Buyer to join our purchasing division. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high level of proficiency with competitive bidding as well as cooperative, leveraged procurements. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment which emphasizes collaboration and innovation. Working for Sunnyvale as a Senior Buyer will be both challenging and rewarding as the City continues to increase the number of capital projects implemented throughout the city. The centralized procurement division leads competitive bidding efforts for all goods and services, while the Senior Buyer will play a central role in leading complex public works and consultant procurements. Under general direction of the Purchasing Officer, the Senior Buyer engages in professional purchasing services including, but not limited to, purchasing supplies, materials and equipment and contracting for trade and professional/personal services and public works projects while performing related work as required. All of this, plus a generous benefits package which includes a competitive salary, career development and training opportunities make the City of Sunnyvale a great place to work. A complete application packet consists of a City employment application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The recruitment closes on January 29, 2020 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this opportunity and to apply, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov, click on City Jobs. Salary: $43.56 - $55.59 Hourly Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in purchasing, marketing, public administration, business administration or related field; and Two years of journey-level buying experience using formal and informal competitive bidding processes and developing contracts, service agreements, leases or other written legal agreements. OR An Associate's degree or have completed 60 semester or 90 quarter units at an accredited college or university in purchasing, marketing, public administration, business administration or related field; and Four years of journey-buying experience using formal and informal competitive bidding processes and developing contracts, service agreements, leases or other written legal agreements. When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor.