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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016

University of California - Riverside Riverside, CA

Company
University of California - Riverside
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
201609121402
AJE Ref #
576208060
Location
Riverside, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
PROCUREMENT MANAGER

JOB NUMBER
FULL/PART TIME
SCHEDULE
SALARY

201609121402
Full Time
8AM - 5PM
Commensurate with Experience

POSITION INFORMATION

Provides leadership in planning, guiding and coordinating the Campus Procurement function. Responsibilities include the management and development of value-added business processes in collaboration with campus and system-wide stakeholders. The position is responsible for the leadership, strategic planning, and management of the Procurement Services area. Establishes processes for formal bidding and conducts complex purchasing negotiations. Responsible for orders at all dollar levels in response to campus needs with signature authority of $100,000 per transaction.

EDUCATION

Education Requirements

DEGREE
REQUIREMENT

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Required

Certifications

CERTIFICATION
REQUIREMENT

Professional certification.
Preferred

Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM).
Preferred

Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) by ISM.
Preferred

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE
REQUIREMENT

Minimum of 9 years of related experience.
Required

Demonstrated experience utilizing computers (MS Office Suite, Oracle systems, and web-based applications), electronic or web-based procurement/purchasing systems, databases, forms and spreadsheets. Ability to upload and extract data; organize, analyze and manipulate data from multiple sources and identify problems and trends; make recommendations on action to be taken; implement necessary solutions and/or applicable policies and procedures.
Required

RFQ/RFB/RFP development and evaluation skills and experience.
Preferred

Previous supervisory/managerial experience.
Preferred

Extensive professional purchasing/supply chain management experience.
Preferred

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

SPECIAL CONDITION
REQUIREMENT

Travel may be required for conferences, professional development and UC required training and development.
Required

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Thorough knowledge of the purchasing function.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills required in interacting with both internal and external resources.
Skills associated with directing a purchasing function, ensuring adherence to purchasing practices and guidelines.
Management skills required to lead department, including management of staff performance and development, team building and communications, resolution of issues and conflicts, review and approval of work, and hiring and training employees.
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of UCR purchasing systems, applicable of UC policy & procedure and associated purchasing laws and regulations.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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