Job Opportunity in Gainesville -
Procurement Agent Coordinator, II, University of Florida, salary range $35,000 - $50,000 firm.
exciting position in Procurement Services functions as a Buyer/Purchasing Agent
for University of Florida This position works with all buying teams supporting
everything an AAU research university needs - in short "we buy cool
stuff". Purchases span medical, dental, veterinary research equipment and
supplies, minor construction & MRO, hotel/events, consulting and all
services (ex: advertising, temporary labor, courier, records storage),
furniture, vehicles, hardware and software. The position requires experience
with regulations – helpful to have knowledge of Board of Governor and
University regulation, UF policy, procedures and applicable State statutes.
This position liaises between departments and vendors, facilitates and develops
contracts, reads vendor- provided agreements, negotiates pricing and terms and
issues Invitations to Bid. The position supports Requests for Proposals and
Invitations to Negotiate. Primary responsibilities include: review and approve
requisitions, approve change requests, negotiate, review and modify
vendor-provided contracts. The position is time-limited through June
2018, but future funding may become available. Two previous position
holders became permanent employees.
Agents are exposed to how a large research University works and exciting
projects and in the works. Interested applicants apply before 3/13
through the UF job portal: https://jobs.ufl.edu/
Search for Requisition 501502, Procurement Agent II