- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
- New York City
At Stony Brook Medicine, our Contract Officer II / Procurement Associate is responsible to be familiar and adept with the proper execution of all transactions related to the purchasing and acquisition of medical and non-medical goods, (commodities, service maintenance, software, memberships, consulting and IT contracts equipment, services and contracts at the scope and threshold for Construction, P.M.O., Facilities, Equipment, and Physical Plant including architectural and engineering and consulting contracts). Handles emergencies as needed and obtaining in accordance with NYS Procurement Guidelines, proper approval from OSC and payment for all goods and services received at University Hospital Medical Center in Accordance with SUNY and New York State Policies and Procedures and Standards.
Duties of a Contract Officer II / Procurement Associate may include the following but are not limited to:
- The incumbent will self-reliantly have the primary responsibility to execute simple to more technical small to mid-dollar value purchasing transactions for capital projects including construction related service contracts, equipment acquisitions, Physical Plant acquisitions and project management. Included in these responsibilities are: User and Department Head interaction for project planning requirements, valid justifications, vendor research, for awards, narratives for submissions to the Office of the State Comptroller, interaction with SUNY legal staff, review, expedite contracts and purchase orders to ensure timely payment of invoices against issued procurements.
- Become independently proficient at developing, soliciting, and awarding sealed bids, requests for proposals, request for qualification and request for information responsible to process varied dollar and simple to complex purchasing transactions. Provide guidance and instructions in the preparation of requisitions approvals for user departments.
- Included in these responsibilities are: Department Head interaction for project planning, valid justifications, vendor research, review and validate user information, vendor responsibility review, conform language to be in compliance with New York State requirements, interaction with SUNY legal staff, review and expedite contracts, purchase orders, etc., to ensure timely payment of invoices against issued purchase orders independently with minimal supervision once established (upon completion of training/probation period).
- Follow up on accounts payable payment problems including increasing quantities, notify department of funding shortages, timely change order execution, follow up on receipts of materials that by-passed Purchasing, train departments about State rules and regulations for sole source commodities, provide timely customer service response to calls for assistance in solving procurement problems.
- Maintain detailed audit compliant documents, records, and files.
- Work with buying/contracts staff to maximize purchases from NYS Certified Minority and Woman owned firms under the MWBE and SDVOB programs.
- Meet and interact with users and vendors for best pricing product presentation.
- May be assigned a Procurement Charge card (“P” card) for usage as needed, within the guidelines and usage set forth by NYS Law.
- Associate degree
- 2 years of business experience.
- Due to the large volume of contract reading, incumbent must have excellent reading and writing skills. Some procurement related experience required as it will aid the incumbent’s responsibility to process contract amendments and extensions for multifarious diverse categories of contracts.
- Strong computer and customer service skills are a must to enable efficient processing of searches, document preparation and negotiation.
- Detail oriented.
- Bachelor’s degree
- 3 years of business experience
- Experience working in a Large Institution (Medical/Educational or Business) would beneficial.
- Proficient customer service/procurement skill sets a plus.
Special Notes: This position willremain posted until filled or for 90 days max.
An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date.For full consideration, applications must be received before the initial reviewdate (which is within two weeks of the posting date). If within the initialreview no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additionalapplications will be considered for the posted position; however, the postingwill close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after theinitial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified andhired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review,and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AThttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Ronkonkoma
Shift: Day Shift
Posting Start Date: Dec 2, 2019
Posting End Date: Mar 1, 2020, 11:59:00 PM
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