To plan, organize, prioritize, coordinate, evaluate, and manage the District-wide purchasing and contracting programs, services, operations and activities within the Procurement, Central Services and Risk Management Department, including review, approval, and assignment of all purchase requisitions, bid processing, contract negotiations, dispute resolution and preparation and maintenance of records and reports; assure compliance to established guidelines, board policies, and administrative regulations for purchasing and contracts, including District, State, federal and other legal requirements; prepare analysis of bid results and recommending a course of action to District administration and Board of Trustees; obtain the best products and services at the best available prices, ensuring legal compliance; maintain customer service culture; train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned purchasing staff, perform a variety of other technical tasks related to areas of assignment and act for the Executive Director of Procurement, Central Services and Risk Management as directed.
To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; lead by example; actively participate in and support District-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Receives general direction from the Executive Director of Procurement, Central Services and Risk Management.
Exercises direct supervision over technical and support staff.