Assistant Manager, Procurement (Goods & Services)

Orlando, Florida
Jan 22, 2024
Mar 22, 2024
Logistics, Operations

Responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating the day to day purchasing activates of materials, supplies, equipment, and services for one time purchases in a timely fashion and of a quality and price. Purchasing activities will be in accordance with Greater Orlando Aviation Authority's (GOAA) policies, regulatory statues and federal agencies, as applicable and in accordance with good purchasing principles and ethical standards. Procurements frequently exceed two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000), can be complex and often require lengthy authorization processing. Activities include, but are not limited to, market research, purchase description development, specification development, locating vendors, solicitation processing, negotiation, price analysis, value analysis, award determination or recommendation, authorization document development, award, purchase order processing and order expediting. Approval of purchase orders in accordance with designated authority.


  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible work experience in procurement, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience must include two (2) years of soliciting formal (sealed) bids/proposals. Experience processing solicitations in an e-procurement system required. Procurement experience in the public sector is preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.), Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) or Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or an equivalent certification required at time of hire or within two (2) years of hire/promotion
  • Working knowledge of the solicitation and award process for major purchases of commodities, equipment, and services using requests for written quotations
  • Remain current in knowledge of purchasing principles; Authority policy, procedures, methods and accepted operational processes; demonstrate proficiency in their practical application
  • Working knowledge of specification, statement of work, purchase description development
  • Skilled in vendor base development, product and service research, pre-award surveys, contract negotiations, and post award contract administration
  • Familiarity with State of Florida Contracts, and statutes pertaining to public procurement
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and able to effectively interact with internal and external customers
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office program skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) required, working knowledge of Oracle and an eProcurement system preferred
  • Demonstrated analysis and problem resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, schedule, organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Basic negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills


The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority offers a comprehensive benefits package.

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, Sick and Personal Leave Days
  • Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Short Term Disability Plan, Long Term Disability Plan and Life Insurance
  • Education Reimbursement (Full-time Employees Only)
  • Hybrid Work Schedule (for applicable positions)
  • Shift Differential (for applicable positions) 2nd Shift - $0.85 per hour & 3rd Shift - $1.00 per hour

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