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Commodity Manager, Procurement 18000122

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Lone Star College-System Office

Commodity Manager, Procurement 18000122

Position Summary: 
Utilizes professional level skills to accomplish assignments within an area of functional specialty. Position is responsible for managing the solicitation of goods and services within an assigned category for Lone Star College (LSC) with an emphasis on quality, competitive costs, timely delivery and excellent customer service. Ensures compliance with LSC policies and procedures as well as related laws and regulations. Manages relationships with external vendors and acts as a resource and support to internal customers, including providing training as necessary.
Job Functions: 

Manages the solicitation of goods and services for LSC in relation to assigned category. Establishes priorities and maintains overall balance of workload
Handles the entire solicitation process including the RFP/RFQ, facilitating the evaluation of proposals, and drafting selection recommendation for appropriate approval
Develops, implements, and maintains a commodity inventory strategy that supports LSC supply chain
Performs spend-analysis and negotiates savings to LSC with vendors in initial contracts as well as contract renewals
Manages ongoing relationships with suppliers/vendors within assigned category. Evaluates performance and assists end users in resolving contract issues
Solves a variety of complex problems and researches alternate or new solutions to accommodate changes
Provides training and support as needed to internal customers
Provides leadership, guidance and indirect management/oversight of Bid Coordinators to ensure all responsibilities are delivered in an effective and efficient manner
Participates in a variety of teams, initiatives, and meetings to ensure the Purchasing department is in alignment with its’ mission, vision and organizational goals
Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned



Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
How to Apply: 
Application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivery will not be accepted.
Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year.  By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).
If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.   
Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. 
More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify
Lone Star College is an EEO Employer.  All positions are subject to a criminal background check. 




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Job No:
Posted: 2/15/2018
Application Due: 3/15/2018
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