Under the direction of the Director of Purchasing, researches and writes technical specifications involving the preparation of requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for quotes (RFQs), publicly advertised bids; coordinates and oversees special projects as assigned; recommends the purchase of equipment, materials, supplies and services to be used by various departments throughout the college. Prepares RFQs, RFPs and bid specifications ensuring technical accuracy and compliance with statutory laws. Analyzes results based on price and other factors and recommends contractor for award. Reviews contract documents for accuracy and completeness and recommends changes to the Director of Purchasing. Ensures that all consortiums, cooperative and state contracts are current. Complies with all statutory requirements of New Jersey County College Contracts Law, NJ Prevailing Wage and Pay-to-Play. Obtains and manages certificates for NJ Business Registration, Public Works Contractor Registration, Affirmative Action Compliance and Insurance Coverage.
1. Strong project management skills with excellent attention to detail. 2. Outstanding oral communication and interpersonal skills. 3. Excellent writing abilities to be used to prepare RFPs, Bids, & RFQs. 4. Strong analytical skills to be used to evaluate RFPs, Bids, & RFQs. 5. Strong research skills to be used to identify sources of supply. 6. Strong computer skills, including good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 7. Excellent knowledge of Internet navigation.
Minimum of 5 years purchasing experience or equivalent experience preferred. Experience in proposal writing or technical writing preferred.
Bachelors degree in Business or equivalent preferred. Associates Degree or Public Purchasing Certification or other purchasing certification required.
Internal Number: 11760-130-051
About County College of Morris
The County College of Morris is known for its outstanding faculty and staff, the superior quality of its programs and services, and the success of its students. CCM enrolls more than 8,000 students in over 70 degree and certificate programs each year, and boasts one of the highest graduation rates in New Jersey. Our graduates transfer to top colleges and universities in New Jersey and the nation. The County College of Morris is located in Randolph New Jersey in the suburban northwest of the state. Strategically situated just 40 miles west of New York City on the I-80 corridor and 39 miles east of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, this very special location offers easy access to the cultural center of NYC and also to outdoor recreational opportunities. From Morris County New Jersey it is a short drive to Philadelphia and just a few hours to Boston or Washington, D.C. Be prepared to be surprised by historic Morris County New Jersey!