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Buyer/Capital Construction Contracts Specialist (2 openings)

Portland Community College

Requisition Number: 09469

Location: Capitol Park

Address: 9700 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland OR

Hours of Work: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

Position Status: Classified; Salary Level 22, Fulltime, Non-exemptm

Starting Salary Range: The first two steps of the range are: $3,954 to $4,073 per month. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.

Job Close Date: Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received

Job Summary:

PCC is looking for 2 temporary Buyer/Capital Construction Contracts Specialists who under the direction of Procurement management, develops written specifications for Invitations to Bid Formal Solicitation Documents and writes standard contracts or agreements utilizing models or templates.

These are temporary Bond positions and end at the end of the bond, June 30, 2022.

If this sounds like a learning community that you would like to be a part of, and an important role that you would like to play for PCC, please review the minimum qualifications for this position and apply today.


PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with a access to a broad range of benefit options.

Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Auto and Home Insurance. Retirement and tax deferred 403B plans.

Paid Leave:
- Starts at 6.67 hours of Vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
- 8 hours of Sick Leave per month
- 24 hours of additional Personal Leave days per year
- 11 Paid Holidays

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age. Tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions.



Responsibilities/Duties:

Job Duties :


Position 1 - Generalist Position

1. Experience with capital equipment and /or bulk purchasing e.g. IT equipment, Furniture Fixtures & Fittings.
2. Public Purchasing Experience
3. Knowledge of Oregon Revised Statutes & Oregon Administrative Rules on procurement
4. Experience with Public Improvement Contracts
5. Experience with MWESB outreach programs


Position 2 - Construction Contracts Position

1. Experience drafting RFP's, RFQ's, ITB's, and other formal procurement documents
2. Experience with public construction contracts including CM/GC, Design Build, and Job Order Contracting
3. Knowledge on insurance and bonding requirements for commercial construction contracts
4. Experience with AIA contract documents
5. Experience in negotiating terms and conditions for design & construction contracts
6. Experience with MWESB outreach programs
7. Public Purchasing Experience
8. Knowledge of Oregon Revised Statutes & Oregon Administrative Rules on procurement

Minimum Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, your application materials must show how you meet the following requirements (Note-experience requirements use full-time equivalent):

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent; AA degree in Business/Accounting with course work in purchasing, inventory management, government procurement or business retail management. Experience performing the duties described above may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Two years experience in purchasing or buying in either a public institution or a position which includes procurement of a wide variety of goods and services, and procurement contract preparation/negotiation. Knowledge of Oregon State purchasing statutes and other governing regulations.

Demonstrated ability to comprehend technical language and to confer, analyze, and write in an objective, lucid manner. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups at all levels within and outside the college.

Proficient in use of computers, spreadsheet and other software, and 10-key calculator.

Special/Preferred Qualifications:

b>Preferred Qualifications
These qualifications and characteristics are critical to success in this important role at PCC. Please clarify in your application materials the experiences, successes and techniques evidencing how you bring these strengths:


Preferred Qualifications for Generalist Position #1
1. Experience with capital equipment and /or bulk purchasing e.g. IT equipment, Furniture Fixtures & Fittings.

2. Public Purchasing Experience

3. Knowledge of Oregon Revised Statutes & Oregon Administrative Rules on procurement

4. Experience with Public Improvement Contracts

5. Experience with MWESB outreach programs

When you apply for Generalist Position #1, please be prepared to attach a document with your responses to the following Required Questions:

Please use no more than two pages total for answers.

1. Describe your experience with Minority, Women-owned & Emerging Small Business (MWESB) programs. What barriers do you see for MWESB firms in doing business with PCC? How do you see your role helping to overcome these?

2. Describe the difference between a Request for Proposal (RFP) and an Invitation to Bid (ITB). When would you use these?

(Respond to this question if you are applying for Generalist Position #1)
3a. Describe the typical contractual remedies for these situations
3.1 Failure to deliver goods or services on time
3.2 Delivery of faulty goods
3.3 Services do not meet contract requirements

Preferred Qualifications for Construction Contracts Position #2

1. Experience drafting RFP's, RFQ's, ITB's, and other formal procurement documents
2. Experience with public construction contracts including CM/GC, Design Build, and Job Order Contracting
3. Knowledge on insurance and bonding requirements for commercial construction contracts
4. Experience with AIA contract documents
5. Experience in negotiating terms and conditions for design & construction contracts
6. Experience with MWESB outreach programs
7. Public Purchasing Experience
8. Knowledge of Oregon Revised Statutes & Oregon Administrative Rules on procurement



When you apply for Construction Contracts Position #2, please be prepared to attach a document with your responses to the following Required Questions:


Please use no more than two pages total for answers.

1. Describe your experience with Minority, Women-owned & Emerging Small Business (MWESB) programs. What barriers do you see for MWESB firms in doing business with PCC? How do you see your role helping to overcome these?

2. Describe the difference between a Request for Proposal (RFP) and an Invitation to Bid (ITB). When would you use these?


(Respond to this question if you are applying for Construction Contracts Position #2)

3b. Describe the different delivery methods available for public construction projects in Oregon. Describe what types of projects may be suitable for each of the methods.

Respond to Questions 3a and 3b if you are applying for both positions

Additional Posting Information:

"Buyer/Capital Construction Contracts Specialist" is the working title for this position; the formal title in the PCC job classification system is "Buyer/Contract Specialist"


To apply for this position, please submit:
1. Completed responses to the (3) Required Questions from the Committee - scroll to see questions below - (attach document)*
2. Completed online application
3. Cover Letter (attach document)* Please directly address how you meet each of the minimum and preferred qualifications.
4. Current Resume (attach document)*
* When you apply for the position, you will be given an opportunity to attach the above documents. They may be attached in either "Microsoft Word" or ".pdf" formats.


When you apply, please be prepared to attach a document with your responses to the following Required Questions for Positions #1 and #2

Please use no more than two pages total for answers.

1. Describe your experience with Minority, Women-owned & Emerging Small Business (MWESB) programs. What barriers do you see for MWESB firms in doing business with PCC? How do you see your role helping to overcome these?

2. Describe the difference between a Request for Proposal (RFP) and an Invitation to Bid (ITB). When would you use these?


((Respond to this question if you are applying for Generalist
Position #1)
3a. Describe the typical contractual remedies for these situations
3.1 Failure to deliver goods or services on time
3.2 Delivery of faulty goods
3.3 Services do not meet contract requirements

(Respond to this question if you are applying for Construction Contracts Position #2)
3b. Describe the different delivery methods available for public construction projects in Oregon. Describe what types of projects may be suitable for each of the methods.

Respond to Questions 3a and 3b if you are applying for both positions


Notes to Applicant:
,
- Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

- This position is included in the bargaining agreement between Portland Community College and the Portland Community College Federation of Classified Employees (PCCFCE). Probationary period will be in accordance with Article 13 of the Classified Agreement. Current Classified employees are encouraged to review Article 15 for salary placement guidelines.

- Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form.

- As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Documents that must be associated with this posting:

Resume
Cover Letter
Responses to Required Questions

Documents which can be associated with this posting:



Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

How to Apply

For complete job description and application instructions, visit: jobs.pcc.edu

As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

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Minimum
$40,125
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$62,137

TASKS

  • Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
  • Develop cost reduction strategies and savings plans.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Personnel and Human ResourcesKnowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
Tuition AssistancePaid HolidaysVision Insurance
Health InsuranceDental InsuranceSick Days
Vacation & Paid Time OffRetirement Plan

Portland Community College

Type

College / University

Size

Large

Revenue

$50M to $100M

Location

Multiple locations

Industry

Education/Training

Founded

1956

CEO

Dr. Mark Mitsui

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