Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Procurement Analyst II','255372','Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas','TX-Dallas','','Full-time','Regular','Exempt','Exempt','Experienced','','','Yes, 5 % of the Time','Day Job','M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m','M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m','Tier II - Credit Check','Tier II - Credit Check','','','','!*!The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas believes in the diversity of our people, ideas and experiences, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve.
As part of the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is committed to strengthening the economy and our communities. At the Fed, you have the opportunity to become part of an important public service institution whose work touches lives across the globe. It’s a big job, and that’s why we need talented, results-driven professionals who care about making a difference.
Currently, the Financial Management - Procurement department is seeking a self-motivated, versatile Procurement Analyst II to be located in Dallas, TX. This position will work under general direction to manage Purchase Orders from requisition to receiving to payment, ensure compliance to procurement policies and procedures, provide guidance to internal stakeholders/customers on the procurement processes, and participate in external activities related to specialization (e.g. procurement workgroups, and system testing). This individual will perform a broad range of tasks or work in a variety of environments.
• Ensures compliance with procurement policies and procedures through maintenance of procurement record retention process, input and updating of record, and resolution of discrepancies• Analyzes and selects suppliers, issues purchase orders, and follows-up/expedites as needed• Functions as primary contact on assigned projects and with implementation of purchasing required contracts and related programs• Ensures agreements comply with established Bank policies and procedures as well as the Model Acquisition Guidelines (MAG)• Responsible for all aspects of the procurement proposal process, including assembling project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, drafting proposals, negotiating with vendors, awarding contracts, monitoring contract progress and conflict resolution• Selects/recommends supplies based on evaluation of price, deliver and quality consistent with Bank requirements• Manages and measures supplier performance and continuous improvement through scheduled reviews • Negotiates cash discounts, product warranties, performance guarantees• Manages individual workload and contract expirations to ensure current insurance and wage determination records• Builds and manages internal customer relationships and satisfaction to ensure alignment with strategic goals• Provides frequent and timely communications on all projects• Perform other related duties and special projects as needed
• Functional Knowledge - Requires expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities.• Expertise - Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work.• Leadership - No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members.• Problem Solving - Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents.• Impact - Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies.• Interpersonal Skills - Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor`s Degree in Contract Administration, Supply Chain Management, Business, or related field.• 3-5 years professional experience in a contract administration, procurement or a supply chain environment• Professional Procurement Certification - ISM (CPSM, CPM, or APP) or equivalent, ISM CPSD desirable• Knowledge of procurement/supply chain concepts, principles, practices and techniques; experience with the RFI/RFP/RFQ process is desirable• Knowledge of business systems such as e-commerce systems• Ability to provide excellent customer service in a high-paced environment• Able to navigate organizational structures• Ability to plan and implement projects• Ability to inspire trust and confidence at various levels of the organization• Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and demonstrate effective organizational skills• Ability to collaborate and work in a team-orientated environment• Good written and oral communication skills• Good computer and office productivity skills• Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work in a team environment• Excellent analytical skills• Excellent communication skills; politically persuasive• Strong strategic mindset• Show a drive to achieve/exceed performance objectives• Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for any of the above requirements
WORK HOURS AND CONDITIONS:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Flexibility / additional hours may be required based on business needs; no travel required
Employment is contingent upon the selected candidate passing a financial credit check; assessments related to the position may be administered during the interview process.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Website : https://www.kansascityfed.org/
The Federal Reserve was established by Congress and signed by President Woodrow Wilson in 1913. It was preceded by financial panics, bank failures and business bankruptcies that severely disrupted the economy. There were two prior attempts at establishing central banks.