Purchasing Agent – Construction

Location: Oxford, MS
Date Posted: 06-14-2018

Position Title         Purchasing Agent – Construction - MS #4270
 
Relocation             No
 
Location                Oxford Mississippi Area           
 
Purchasing Agent
 
•          Offers competitive benefits package and relocation assistance
•          Based at our home office in Oxford, MS (minimal travel)
 
Qualifications
 
•          Substantial operations experience and technical knowledge to coordinate and negotiate contracts for all scopes of work
•          Military construction experience is strongly preferred; substantial (5 years+) commercial construction experience is required
•          Ability to operate as sole Purchasing Agent and assume full responsibility for all company contracting issues
•          Strong interpersonal/negotiation skills and general contracting experience are necessary
•          Ability to manage numerous projects
 
Responsibilities
 
•          Responsible for all subcontracts and purchase orders for all of projects
•          Responsible for federal reporting requirements (i.e. Small Business Reporting)
•          Responsible for soliciting subcontractor bids as necessary
•          Responsible for review, analysis, and tracking of construction budgets
•          Daily interaction with estimating, project management, and accounting
 
Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:
 
1. 5+ years of commercial construction experience.
2. Substantial operations experience and technical knowledge to coordinate and negotiate contracts for all scopes of work.
3. Military construction experience is strongly preferred.
4. Strong negotiation skills and general contracting experience.
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