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Procurement Compliance Officer

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number HMAE1384
Advertised Title Procurement Compliance Officer
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 020533
Category Staff (Hourly/Monthly)
Department Procurement and Contract Services
Minimum Position Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or higher in relevant field and four (4) years of appropriate experience and familiarity with legislative processes. Relevant experience may substitute for required education.

Special Conditions

Experience with construction and design proposals and contracts. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Willingness to stay on the forefront of procurement best practices. Experience with eprocurement/contract management systems (e.g., SciQuest, Banner, Ionwave). Ability to use the computer hardware and software required for the job. Ability to travel as needed.

Work Schedule

8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Extended hours as needed

Posting Date 08/25/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Commensurate with experience
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Additional Working Conditions
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted online at

Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application to be considered for a position. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and reference list after completing your application, if required by the system. Required work experience is based on full time hours. Part time work experience will be prorated as listed.

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No
Positions Supervised


Additional Position Information

Job Duties

The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed in this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of the requirements of this job.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for complex procurement activities, including Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) processes for specific areas and approving procurement documents within authority; consult with faculty/staff/vendors/legislative contacts to ensure compliance with appropriate regulations; identify strategic sources of products and services; analyze eprocurement data and make recommendations regarding specific contract needs.

Duties & Responsibilities

Identify problems, evaluate facts, and compile information to strategize and reach sound decisions/judgments to ensure accountability and compliance in procurement and contract practices, including established laws, policies and regulations.
Interact successfully and professionally with all members of the University as well as vendors, legislative contacts, and the public; respond rapidly and effectively to all customer needs. Develop and conduct periodic training to customers. Effectively contribute to on-going improvement processes and manage multiple priorities.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for State Building Commission (SBC) procurements, including solicitation of designer and construction services; ensure compliance with State laws, bonds, insurance, builder’s risk, liability, worker’s compensation, and other SBC policy: http://www/; work closely with Campus Planning Project Manager; handle multiple change orders, assist with disputes, coordinate Legal Counsel review of contracts

Duties & Responsibilities

Conduct negotiations and develop final purchase order/contract documents; organize each file to include all documentation that results in a self-explanatory file for audit; review and approve sole source justification or RFQ/RFP processes to ensure compliance; assist in analyzing and preparing reports.

Duties & Responsibilities

Keep abreast of all procurement/contract legislative changes and work with Director and Assistant Director to incorporate changes into University policies, procedures and Website; responsible for coordinating communications with the State Fiscal Review Committee (FRC) contact, attend meetings, educate University departments about the FRC process, timelines and meeting schedules; analyze data for FRC forms and ensure compliance with State law and regulations.

Duties & Responsibilities

Maintain accurate eprocurement contract repository and contract log for assigned contracts; assist with the Bid Calendar and year-end procurement activities; attend trade shows and seminars; and other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please explain your experience using the Banner Finance System.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please explain your experience using an eprocurement system, such as SciQuest.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience relevant to research and analysis of eprocurement data and spend.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe your computer skills.
    • Advanced
    • Intermediate
    • Beginner
  5. * Describe you procurement/contract experience with facilities and construction projects.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References List
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript