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Purchasing Contract Analyst

This is responsible detail work analyzing, preparing, processing and maintaining documents and files pertaining to contracts and bid functions of the Purchasing Bureau for the City of New Haven.

Work is performed with considerable independence and is reviewed by the Department Head thorough conferences and evaluation of results.

Hybrid remote options may be available once work routines are established.

Requirements include:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Public Administration, Business Administration or Municipal Finance and 3 to 5 years experience in records management and contract interpretation, including 1 to 3 years supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience with provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills:
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of the bidding process and the awarding of contracts.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of record management.
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of the purposes of various contract documents, including Agreement Forms, Performance Bonds, Labor and Material bonds, Insurance Certificates, and Financial Statements.
  • Ability to draft and analyze specifications.
In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.
2) First-time users will click "New User Registration" and create your Applicant Profile
3) Click on available job postings and Apply Online. You will need a valid, working email address to apply. 
Please note that our method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure you monitor your email, including spam or junk, for correspondence from our department.

If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email