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Senior Buyer - Procurement and Contracts - 100910

University of West Florida
United States, Florida, Pensacola
Jun 11, 2024

Senior Buyer - Procurement and Contracts - 100910

University of West Florida


Application Deadline: June 24, 2024

Projected Start Date: July 22, 2024

Salary: $45,000 - $50,000


The University of West Florida in Pensacola, FL is now accepting applications for the position of full-time Senior Buyer in the Office of Procurement and Contracts. 



This position is responsible for the entire acquisition process for selected specialized, sophisticated, and technical commodities and services to meet organizational objectives and sourcing strategies to fulfill the university's mission. Position supports the university community in its procurement needs through his/her expertise in solicitation, procurement methods, regulatory requirements, negotiation, and contract skills, and related issues. As part of the Procurement & Contracts team, position performs other duties and completes various special projects as required.  


Minimum Qualifications:

An associate’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and five years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience; or a master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization.


Preferred Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field and a minimum of four years of progressively responsible procurement experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification as CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager), and/or CPPB (Certified Professional Public Buyer) preferred. Experience working in higher education or within a government entity preferred. Experience working with the Banner (ERP) System. Familiarity with spend analysis tools and practices. Experience working with and managing procurement charge card programs (PCard). Familiar with Vendor Management Registry.


To Apply: Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://jobs.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references.  References will be contacted upon submission of this application.  An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process.  For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.


The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual who requires special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting the UWF Human Resources Department at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to the Florida public records law.