Mission Viejo, CA United States
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Purchasing and Contracts Manager

South Orange County Community College District

Job Title: Purchasing and Contracts Manager
Job Location: Mission Viejo , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Business/financial affairs, financial aid
Application Closing Date: 05/04/2018
Date Posted: 2018-04-04
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Purchasing and Contracts Manager
South Orange County Community College District

To plan, organize, prioritize, coordinate, evaluate, and manage the District-wide purchasing and contracting programs, services, operations and activities within the Procurement, Central Services and Risk Management Department, including review, approval, and assignment of all purchase requisitions, bid processing, contract negotiations, dispute resolution and preparation and maintenance of records and reports; assure compliance to established guidelines, board policies, and administrative regulations for purchasing and contracts, including District, State, federal and other legal requirements; prepare analysis of bid results and recommending a course of action to District administration and Board of Trustees; obtain the best products and services at the best available prices, ensuring legal compliance; maintain customer service culture; train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned purchasing staff, perform a variety of other technical tasks related to areas of assignment and act for the Executive Director of Procurement, Central Services and Risk Management as directed.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Equivalent to an Associate of Artsí degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in purchasing, business or public administration or related field. A bachelorís degree in a related field is desirable.

At least five years of increasingly responsible demonstrated purchasing experience in an educational or related public sector environment, including at least two years in a lead or supervisory capacity. Public education purchasing experience is preferred, including working in an organization responsible for public works, technology projects and/or capital improvements.

License or Certificate:
Valid California driverís license. National certification as CPM is desirable.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Complete job description and application available online at: https://jobs.socccd.edu/postings/868

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