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Procurement Agent Coordinator, II, University of Florida, salary range $35,000 - $50,000 firm.


This 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.


Procurement 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:  Search for Requisition 501502, Procurement Agent II