In support of the mission, strategic plans and values of the Office of the University Executive Director of Strategic Sourcing and Chief Procurement Officer, the office seeks to fill a Purchasing Manager vacancy in the Department of Procurement. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Procurement, the Purchasing Manager will be responsible for coordinating all assigned aspects of the procurement process for specific accounts.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Manage informal and formal solicitation processes, which can include, but not be limited to advertisements, IFB, RFP and conducts public bid openings;
Develop and implement project-based procurement solicitations, contracts and task order documents with stake holders and legal and forwards to prospective bidders/proposers, which will also include the tasks of encumbering contracts and the creation of purchase orders;
Participate in strategic planning and re-engineering efforts; evaluate outcomes and make recommendations regarding resources;
Review and determine the appropriate method of procurement, establish procurement plans and schedules in accordance with best procurement practices, policies and procedures and applicable law and regulations;
Liaison with internal and external stakeholders -- at various organizational levels ??? including, but not limited to; program, legal, finance/budget, computer information services, vendor integrity, colleges, oversight agencies, and vendors, to achieve a superior, seamless support service function that results in timely and effective awards to responsive and responsible vendors;
Prepare, analyze and oversee evaluation and award processes of Invitations For Bids (IFBs), Request for Proposals (RFPs), including participation in negotiations for contracts and other forms of solicitation;
Review and edit reports;
Participate in the development of internal policies and tools necessary to implement strategic sourcing initiatives in the e-Procurement environment;
May supervise and/or train employees
Bachelor's degree and six years' related experience required.
The ideal candidate will have the following preferred knowledge, skills and abilities:
Bachelor's Degree in a business discipline
Knowledge of purchasing procedures and reporting principles
Detailed originated and accurate with strong numerical analysis, evaluation and research skills.
Strong writing, verbal, interpersonal communications and presentation skills to work effectively with diverse stakeholders of various organizational levels.
Work productively as an individual contributor and collaboratively as a team member and supervisor in a time-sensitive and customer responsive office.
Strong organizational skills with ability to establish plans, manager a large and varied workload of assignments with conflicting priorities, follow-up and complete work by set deadlines.
Proficiency using computers and standard office, financial and relational database applications and systems, especially the MS suite of products.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Assists in managing the University's financial operations, including accounting, reporting, analysis, and compliance activities.
Advises University and College managers on funding appropriateness and proposes fiscal solutions to resolve academic and/or administrative issues
Participates in developing University-wide budgeting policies and procedures; interprets and ensures compliance with University, State, and City policies, guidelines, rules and regulations
Participates in strategic planning and re-engineering efforts; evaluates outcomes and makes recommendations regarding resources
Develops and recommends fiscal policies and controls
Prepares and manages the production of financial, statistical, and analytical reports
Collaborates with government agencies, auditors, and others as needed
May negotiate contracts
May hire, supervise and train finance and/or clerical staff, and manage related administrative functions
Performs related duties as assigned.
Higher Education Associate
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
Position closes on January 10, 2022.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
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About CUNY City University of New York (System Level)
The City University of New York provides high-quality, accessible education for more than 269,000 degree-credit students and 270,000 adult, continuing and professional education students at 25 campuses across New York City. The University is an integrated system of senior and community colleges, graduate and professional schools, research centers, institutes and consortia. From certificate courses to Ph.D. programs, CUNY offers postsecondary learning to students of all backgrounds. It provides the city with graduates trained for high-demand positions in the sciences, technology, mathematics, teaching, nursing and other fields. As CUNY has grown, the University also has strengthened its mission as a premier research institution, building an array of modern facilities and expanding the ranks of its world-class faculty. Throughout its history, the University has been an integral part of the city and state through partnerships with public schools, economic development initiatives, immigration aid and financial advice services and other community outreach programs. Today, CUNY faculty and staff continue to benefit New York City — as well as the entire nation — by serving as policy exper...ts to business and government, advisers to nonprofit institutions, civic organizations and community groups. Students, too, are strongly encouraged to experience the cultural, educational and community-based opportunities of the five boroughs, through a network of internships and fellowships, to embracing the city as their campus.