Senior Procurement Manager

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Clemson University


Location Clemson University
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


JOB SUMMARY:

Manages and Directs the evaluation, coordination and execution of major procurements for Clemson University. This includes communicating and working with all levels of faculty, staff members and endusers providing procurement guidance as required. Oversees the Negotiations of complex University contracts with the buyers. Leads team of buyers to oversee the purchasing function of the University. Responsible for developing performance and management planning and evaluations. Performs other duties as assigned
JOB DUTIES:

50% - Essential - Procurement: Develops procurement strategies through coordination with departments and other Procurement functions. Develops specifications for large contracts. Manages procurement staff on the execution of sourcing strategies and interpretation of policies and procedures. Prepares and manages bids and requests for proposals for large procurements. Ensures that training is provided to new buyers as needed. Establishes a strong working relationship with all University departments. Manages the utilization of State and establishes agency contracts to obtain the most cost effective procurement for the University.

25% - Non-Essential - Financial Activities: Develops, prepares, and executes on a strategic sourcing plan for assigned commodities that delivers measurable savings for Clemson University. Ensures that buyers are achieving negotiated savings and reporting their savings accordingly. Assists with developing and presenting metrics on deflation and productivity savings. Manages contracts of approximately $100M annually.

20% - Essential - Customer Service: Manages procurements by certified departmental buyers and develops processes and tools for ensuring their participation in University-wide strategic sourcing strategies. Develops and manages training and communications with system users and suppliers. Executes sourcing strategies and implementation of policies and procedures. Evaluates and manages the staff of buyers for the University.

5% - Essential - Other Duties as Assigned: Support the Strategic Operations Team with the Total Supplier Management project. New Supplier Registration process. Responsible to manage new supplier request forms, review, approve and invite suppliers for the commodities that I manage. Manage approximately 75 plus percent of all supplier request forms received from end-users currently.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's Degree and five (5) plus years experience in procurment.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB KNOWLEDGE:
Comprehensive Job Knowledge - Comprehensive knowledge of theories and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises Work of Others - Supervises work of others and may offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides Budget Input - Provides input into the budgeting process, and oversees fund allocation.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

- Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
- Walk or move about
- Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
WORKING CONDITIONS:

Overnight Travel
WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 37.5; Anticipated salary range for this position $60,000.00 - $86,000.00
APPLICATION DEADLINE:

September 11, 2019
JOB LOCATION:

Clemson, SC
CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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Posted: 8/25/2019
Application Due: 9/12/2019
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