Director of Purchasing - Office Of Supply Chain Management
Department: Prchsng Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Experience and Education
2.Develops, implements and oversees procurement policies and procedures.
3.Develops short and long range strategic operational objectives to enhance the effectiveness of the department.
4.Develops, reviews and evaluates financial and productivity report to identify and achieve areas for potential expense reduction and operational improvement.
5.Collaborate with other supply chain operational areas to design and implement solution to supply chain issues and systems.
6.Oversees budget expenditures and scheduling.
7.Oversees supervisors and/or subordinate managers to include establishing priorities.
Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy.
Improve internal satisfaction ratings and overall connection to our customers.
Implement strong internal controls to reduce risk and to ensure appropriate spend management.
Work across a matrixed organization, sharing and learning best practices, and balancing system and local needs and impacts.
Develop and maintain a high-performance culture in the function, resulting in continued success meeting functional KPIs and improved levels of customer.
Knowledge of Texas state laws, programs and guidelines is a plus.
Critical thinking, negotiation skills, clear communication and time management are key skills.
Oversight of 3 purchasing teams: Academic & Research, University Hospitals, and Capital & Construction, which includes management of 5 direct reports plus a staff of over 20 employees.
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