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Company: University of California
Location: Irvine, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title: Contract Administrator 4

Position Number: 10008157

Reports to: Contracting Manager

Working Title: Contract Administrator 4

Cost Center: Procurement and Contracting (8421)

Bargaining Unit: None

FLSA: Exempt

Job Code: 0345

Date Created: 10/21/2019

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40.00

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Director of General Services, performs professional purchasing work for procurement of equipment (including capital equipment), supplies, and services of highly complex technical and specialized items which are designed and manufactured exclusively to meet the University's specific needs and specifications. Incumbent will independently handle difficult negotiations with vendors and requires extensive knowledge of sources of supply, interpretations of specifications, and possible substitutions. Promotes the most effective use of funds in the acquisition of assigned commodities in accordance with policies and procedures. Work is reviewed in terms of meeting specific turnaround times, goals, and objectives. May supervise the work of other purchasing staff.

Salary Range:

Rate Minimum $74,300.00 Maximum $159,600.00

Required Qualifications:

Ability to perform procurement functions using an automated purchasing system

Demonstrated knowledge of business practices such as Purchasing, Business Law, Economics, and Accounting

Minimum 5 years relevant experience

Must be able to independently act to resolve problems and deal with difficult situations

Must be able to work under pressure and produce accurate, detailed work

Must possess excellent negotiating and political acumen skills

Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills in English

Must possess valid driver's license to travel to meet with customers, and attend off-site training or vendor locations as needed to complete assignments

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of UCI policies and procedures

Knowledge of UCIMC and clinic departments, locations, cost center numbers & routes

Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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