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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 60,000-75,000
  • Organization Type: Health



Position Summary:

BioSTL is hiring a Procurement /Compliance Officer role to provide management to all procurement processes, including purchasing negotiation, contract review, RFP process and grant compliance related to these items.

This role is a full-time, salaried position reporting to the Vice President of Finance working broadly across the organization on all compliance aspects.

Job Responsibility
Since 2001, BioSTL has laid the foundation for St. Louis’ innovation economy with a comprehensive set of transformational programs that advance St. Louis’ leadership in solving important world challenges in agriculture, medicine, health care, and other technology areas. BioSTL has introduced nationally acclaimed initiatives in startup creation and investment (BioGenerator), strategic business attraction (GlobalSTL), physical environment (including Cortex and BioGenerator Labs), a diverse and inclusive workforce, and public policy. Learn more about us online at

The available position allows for different degrees of supporting or leadership roles, commensurate with demonstrated experience:

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for all RFP requests, process and procedures, compliance with grants, and selection process.
Global negotiations as needed for bulk purchases (copiers, leases, office supplies, lab equipment, etc.)
Delegation of Authority implementation and compliance.
Compliance related to DOA, invoice approval, Grants, etc.
Assistance with Grant compliance, including reporting, grant draws for contractual spend, and support for procurement process documentation.
Required Qualifications:
5 to 7 years of Purchasing experience.
Familiarity with EDA and other Federal Agency Grant related to compliance a plus.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in accounting, business, or related field.
Highest personal and professional integrity.

Excellent inquiry, persuasive, collaborative, and communication skills, both with internal and external audiences; ability to excel in both a team setting and independently; excellent listener; ability to dissect and understand complex business issues; ability to see the big picture and not get mired in minutia; excellent judgment; prioritization and project planning skills.

Pay is commensurate with experience and is benchmarked against market rates. Benefit packages for full-time employees include excellent health coverage, generous retirement savings match, tuition assistance, and other benefits to support employees personally and professionally.

Please upload a detailed letter of interest and resume on the website under this job posting heading.  Confidential inquiries can be submitted to with this job posting title in the subject line.

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BioSTL is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable ecosystem.  We are committed to seeking individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences who will bring diverse perspectives to this work. This is an equal employment opportunity.