Betsy Cohen, C.P.P.B.

Betsy Cohen, C.P.P.B.

Betsy Cohen, C.P.P.B.

Procurement Administrator

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Assists in development and implementation of operating policies, procedures and programs affecting efficient service delivery through a centralized purchasing system. 
  • Directs the daily staff work activities to include: the procurement of supplies, services, equipment, materials, real/tangible property, control/disposal.
  •  Develops standardized bid documents and purchasing forms.
  • Assists in the planning and development of short and long range goals for the division.
  •  Assists in the preparation of the division's annual budget. 
  • Performs on-going analysis of service delivery measurements, monitors legislative changes impacting the purchasing function, review user departmental requirements and conducts staff/vendor/user training.
  • Assists the Purchasing and Contracts Manager to insure that all purchases are made in accordance with Florida Statutes, the County Purchasing Code, and internal procedures.
  • Initiates and effectively recommends, to division manager hiring, performance evaluation, termination, disciplinary and/or commendatory actions of assigned personnel.
  • Represents the Purchasing and Contracts Manager in his/her absence at all scheduled meeting, conferences, etc. Prepares solicitation documents for procurements.
  • Management and administration of P-Card Program.