Purchasing Agent – John Knox Village of Florida – Fort Lauderdale, FL
John Knox Village is seeking a motivated individual to act as the Purchasing Agent, responsible for coordinating the purchase of all supplies and services so as to insure the most efficient use of resources commensurate with high quality and timely supplies. Communicating the importance of using formularies and Group Purchasing in a competitive bid process to all stake holders.
This position involves a variety of support in key areas. You will write, staff and implement a uniformed JKV policy over supply chain operations to develop and implement long- and short-term strategies. You will establish a culture of open communications, accountability, and timely decision-making, working close with senior leadership teams across JKV. You will also write, staff and implement a request for proposal (RFP) process that insures an honest appraisal of qualified vendors is used before entering into major contracts. Insure all contracts entered into conform to a written contracting policy as written by the JKV Risk Control Department, and corporate lawyer. You will also prepare reports tracking supply chain improvements, to include timeliness of supplies and services and demonstrating the financial effectiveness.
We want to speak with individuals who have Bachelor’s degree in Business. 7+ years’ experience in material management, contract negotiations and supply contract administration, working with a national group purchasing organization, and experience with capital equipment acquisition and related programs. Health Care experience required, not-for-profit experience preferred. Strong demonstrated leadership experience and the ability to develop and implement strategies will be vital to this role.
The many benefits to working with John Knox Village includes being part of a winning team, ability to learn and grow, on-going educational opportunities and the ability to lead your team in driving top-tier performance for the organization. In exchange, we offer competitive pay supported by a comprehensive benefits program including- medical insurance, dental insurance, vision coverage, 401(k), paid time off and more. John Knox Village, conveniently located in Pompano Beach, at 550 SW 3rd Street, with easy access from major highways and transportation options is a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace.