Purchasing Manager

Job description

DescriptionJob Purpose: Lead and manage purchasing activities and personnel for centralpurchasing operations ensuring compliance with established by Federal, Stateand Institute policies. Responsible for setting employee goals, assessingemployee performance and providing feedback, and making pay recommendations.

 Major Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the development and tactical implementation of purchasing strategy and manage day to day activities of assigned purchasing staff.
  • Perform and provide oversight and support for department activities ensuring compliance with established by Federal, State and Institute policies.
  • Serve as a liaison and assist in maximizing process efficiencies for campus administrators and purchasing agents.
  • Support and oversee efforts related to purchasing technology development and implementation.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Operations, Management or related field
  • Work Experience: Five to seven years job related experience
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Skills: N/A

  • QualificationsPreferredQualifications:

  • Preferred Education: Master’s Degree
  • Preferred Work Experience: Experience working with State of Georgia purchasing regulations
  • Preferred Certifications: CPSM certification
  • Preferred Skills: N/A
  • Additional Information:  ***Successful candidate must be able to pass abackground check which will include a credit check. Please visit http://www.policylibrary.gatech.edu/pre-employment-screening to obtain GT's background and credit policy. 

      Impact &Influence: This position willinteract on a regular basis with: faculty, staff, vendors and externalstakeholders. This position typically will advise and counsel: faculty, staff,vendors and external stakeholders. This position will supervise: assigned unitstaff.

    Job: Administration
    Primary Location: Georgia-Atlanta
    Organization: Business Services
    Job Posting: Jun 17, 2019, 7:19:30 AM
    Schedule: Full-time




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    Posted: 4/5/2019
    Application Due: 6/29/2019
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