Senior IT Purchasing Analyst

Location: Richmond, Virginia
Date Posted: 12-20-2017
Position: Senior IT Purchasing Analyst
Location: Richmond, VA

Top 3 requirements
1. Experience developing (RFI) and request for purchase (RFP) documentation
2.  Experience reviewing Purchasing decisions on Hardware and Software for regulatory and internal policy compliance.
3. Extensive knowledge and ability to negotiate best vendor terms, pricing and delivery 

This position is responsible for managing the product lifecycle of hardware and software assets including acquisition, allocation, and disposal.  Responsibilities include the competitive procurement process, both formal and informal, to promote the most efficient and effective use of funds for acquisitions for goods and services.  Provide quality procurement services to the organization. 

  • Review purchase requisitions to determine proper procurement methods in compliance with policy guidelines.
  • Locate sources of supply and interview sales representatives
  • Ensure that hardware and software purchases are tracked relative to approved budget and highlighting exceptions as necessary.
  • Review budget status quarterly with IT leadership
  • Review and/or work with users to develop solicitation specifications/scope for recurring, complex, or unique procurements.
  • Develop request for information (RFI) and request for purchase (RFP) documentation in partnership with the internal product or service owner
  • Select appropriate bidders.
  • Issue and evaluate solicitations for procurement of goods and services.
  • Coordinate, assist, research, analyze and develop scope of work, specifications, evaluation methods, and criteria for the development of IFBs, RFPs or RFQs.
  • Provide guidance to the evaluation committee as necessary.
  • Negotiate contracts and contract renewals.
  • Monitor contract execution for compliance with contract provisions.
  • Assist end-users with contract administration procedures as needed
  • Maintain complete documentation of procurement transactions and IT purchasing standards and procedures.
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