Procurement Manager

Riverside, CA
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Title: Procurement Manager
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Procurement Services
Date Posted: 09/15/2016

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.

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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