Career Details


posted : 08/31/2023
Status :
Close Date :
Until Filled
Salary :
HIRE $50-60,000 DOQ
Type :
General Job Description

Under minimal supervision, provides specialized work with relative independence in the application of substantial acquired public procurement knowledge to facilitate the complex and advanced technical tasks of various Procurement Programs, with priority to the Horry County Department of Airports. Incumbent will be responsible for developing, monitoring and reporting on assigned program(s) to ensure that Horry County Government’s guidelines for the program, as well as Procurement Code and Regulation, are followed. Responsible for documenting program files, coordinating training, researching innovative and high-level procurement-related issues/items, performing record updates, and providing other audit and advanced support duties as it relates to procurement program procedures and administration. Incumbent may serve as a team leader, supervisor, and/or trainer for multiple procurement programs and special projects.

Duties for this Position
  • 1. Analyzes, reviews, and interprets Procurement Department Program policies and procedures to ensure that assigned program(s) is in compliance with federal, state, county and municipal laws and ordinances. Reviews and interprets grant procurement guidance from stakeholders and reports/recommends findings. 2. Provides advanced and innovative guidance to co-workers, departments, vendors and other stakeholders concerning Procurement Program policies and standard procedures. Assists departments with complex procurement issues, with priority to the Horry County Department of Airports. 3. Compiles, audits and reviews reports of procurement program activity to monitor compliance with policies and procedures. 4. Researches, recommends, and implements modifications to procurement operating policies, procedures or processes for procurement programs as may be necessary.
  • 5. Researches, recommends, develops and provides training programs related to procurement programs for departments, stakeholders, and other internal staff as may be necessary. 6. Prepares reports, processes information and develops/delivers presentations required to maintain and/or enhance organizational reporting, authorization hierarchy, and other program needs, as required by all Procurement Programs, or as instructed by Procurement Manager. 7. Reviews and audits all procurement transactions to ensure compliance with Procurement Department policies and procedures, as well as relevant Countywide policies. Prepares documentation of non-compliance or requested deviation. Coordinates with supervisor, co-workers, departments, and other stakeholders to redress transactions or methods of procurement utilized by departments or vendors that violate Procurement Program policies, procedures, or processes. 8. Incorporates advanced procurement concepts and programs into solicitation documents as necessary. Organizes and coordinates County-wide procurement efforts. Creates, generates, and distributes intermediate and advanced bid tabulations, contracts, and other complex procurement documents as needed. 9. Responsible for standardized development and posting of electronic documents on the County’s Intranet (internal) and Internet (external) sites. 10. Responsible for database query and report development for multiple procurement programs. 11. Develops and manages special procurement programs and projects. Creates reports for special procurement programs and projects, as assigned. 12. Provides related high-level procurement duties as assigned to support Procurement Department functions. Conducts research, evaluates findings and makes independent judgment on assigned procurement matters. 13. Shall participate in department’s emergency operation activities before, during, and after an emergency has been declared. Assists with planning and leading Emergency Support Function (ESF) 7 – Resource Support. 14. Maintains safety standards and utilizes necessary safety equipment as may be required during functions performed. 15. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, identify, recommend and implement innovations, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless, high quality customer service.
Position Minimum Requirements
  • : Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field and five to six years of work experience directly related to government or public procurement including contract administration and cooperative purchasing, or any equivalent combination of training, education and experience. Must be computer proficient in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Advanced Microsoft Excel software skills required. Knowledge of ERP (Tyler/MUNIS desired), Microsoft Access, or other database software preferred. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.
  • Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) preferred; if not certified, must aggressively pursue the requirements leading to certification.