Executive Director, Strategic Sourcing

University System of Georgia
System Office-Atlanta

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Job Title: Executive Director, Strategic Sourcing
Location: System Office-Atlanta
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 229661
Job Summary

The Executive Director, Strategic Sourcing, is responsible for sourcing, negotiating and contract administration of goods and services for the University System of Georgia. The position supervises a six (6) member team which manages over 150 system-wide contracts which continues to grow. This team is also responsible for managing purchase orders, Fuel Card, and PCard administration for the USO.

  • Direct University System Office procurement process for USO departments, including PeopleSoft ePro; Purchase Orders; Vendor database management; P-Card program; Fleet Service; Contracting; Training; and all competitive bidding requirements
  • Lead RFP process for System-wide initiatives
  • Direct complete cycle of ITS and USG Tech Store contracting process for over 250 contracts annually; complete cycle includes competitive bidding in accordance with DOAS requirements
  • Responsible for contract negotiations; resolution of issues between BOR Legal Affairs and vendor contract terms; contract renewals
  • Monitor system-wide spend in order to determine savings opportunities
  • Direct Minority Vendor/Small Business Spend Reporting and Business Development for USG; conduct reverse tradeshow to provide supplier access to key personnel and knowledge on doing business with USG
  • Provide communication, leadership and assistance to USG institution procurement staff including RFP's, RFQ's, P-card program guidance and annual self-audits required by DOAS
  • Manage two (2) direct and (4) indirect reports including directing workloads and schedules; providing backup; approving time; setting goals and completing performance assessments
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting
  • 7+ years Experience
  • PeopleSoft experience
  • State of Georgia purchasing certifications necessary to qualify as Agency Procurement Officer required
  • Negotiations certification required
Preferred Qualifications

Certified Public Purchasing Officer strongly preferred

Required Documents to Attach
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume


Working at the University System of Georgia

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia is a constitutional board responsible for making and administering the policies that govern and manage the public institutions of higher learning in the State of Georgia. The University System of Georgia offers students higher education options at thirty-five colleges and universities throughout the state, providing a wide range of academic programming, including certificates, associates, baccalaureate, master, doctoral and professional degrees. These institutions enroll more than 253,000 students and employ more than 10,000 faculty and 27,000 employees to provide teaching and related services to students and the communities in which they are located.

The Board of Regents maintains the University System Office as an administrative office for conducting the business of the Board, which consists of one member from each congressional district and five members at-large from the State of Georgia appointed by the Governor.

The nature of the work of the Board of Regents requires that the employees of the University System Office be selected on the basis of special training, ability, skills and individual qualities required to perform the duties of the positions to be filled. As an employee of the University System Office, one can be proud to be a part of an office dedicated to the education of Georgia’s citizens.

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