This position is responsible for providing strategy and policy formulation, management direction, and supervision for those engaged in the procurement processes of the laboratory. These procurement processes include but are not limited to: the timely and economical acquisition of goods, services and contracts; providing market research and sourcing advice to requisitioners; ensuring negotiated procurements provide maximum value for dollars expensed; negotiating and managing Laboratory procurements through completion and closeout; supporting the DOE mandated small business subcontracting goals; administering the Laboratory’s procurement credit card program (P-card) and blanket purchase agreements; ensuring compliance with applicable procurement rules and regulations; and maintaining records in accordance with Laboratory policy.
Maintains a DOE-approved procurement system by providing leadership, supervision, oversight and technical expertise, and fosters a culture of exceptional procurement operations for a team of Supervisors, Subcontract Administrators and Buyers, through proactive engagements with staff, stakeholders, and senior management, including dealing with external entities.
Procures in excess of $30 million each year in goods and services so that research and support staff have in place the necessary equipment, goods and services to seamlessly perform their duties.
Establishes policies and procedures for the Procurement Division, developing Best Practices and driving compliance with Government and University requirements, and driving fact-based supplier selection, fair competition and ethical procurements.
Oversees and reports on the Self-Assessment/Balance Scorecard Program through effective use of metrics and KPIs.
Hires, supervises, trains and evaluates staff to assure timely performance in a pressure environment.
Establish and maintain departmental data gathering and reporting requirements to meet the needs of the Laboratory and its sponsors.
This position description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of job incumbent. Consequently, job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related-field. Advanced degree and JD preferred.
Required Experience: Minimum 10 years experience in supply chain, procurement or relevant business experience with progressively increasing responsibilities, with at least 5 years of management experience in the operation of a Procurement organization.
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