Procurement and Materials Director

Company: Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) View more listings
Location: Oakland, California
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 90862

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Procurement and Materials Director

$5,244.65 - $6,262.00 Biweekly
$11,363.42 - $13,567.67 Monthly
$136,361.00 - $162,812.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 05/08/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

AC Transit is recruiting for outstanding candidates for the position of Procurement and Materials Director. Under general direction, this position directs the activities and manages the staff of the District's Purchasing and Materials department; including purchasing, contracts administration, and inventory control of warehouse materials, parts, and fixed assets. This is an excellent opportunity to work in Purchasing and Contracts at one of the largest bus agencies in California. AC Transit also has an outstanding benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and a 457 savings plan.

∙ Plans, assigns, and reviews all District purchasing, contracts administration, materials management, and fixed assets.
∙ Consults with District managers regarding their contracting and materials needs and provides advice on procurement and materials management related policies and procedures.
∙ Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of department staff, participates in the selection of new staff, and develops and directs the implementation of department goals, training programs, policies, procedures, and work standards.
∙ Researches and recommends the acquisition and manages the implementation of information technology applications related to purchasing, contracts administration, and materials management.
∙ Conducts studies, analyzes data, and implements programs to improve the efficiency and cost effectiveness of procurement, and materials management.
∙ Interprets and administers the application of Federal, State, and District laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to contracts and materials management.
∙ Prepares or directs the preparation of periodic and ad-hoc reports related to contracts administration and purchasing activities.
∙ Directs the sale of the District's surplus and/or obsolete equipment.
∙ Collaborates with other transit and public agencies to develop cooperative procurements and to improve laws and regulations relating to purchasing, procurement, and contracts administration.
∙ Directs the administration of the District's Corporate Purchase Card program.
∙ Prepares and administers the budget of the Purchasing and Materials Department.
∙ Performs related duties, as required.

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, management, or a related field.

Experience: Seven (7) years of verifiable and increasingly responsible experience in procurement administration and contracts management that includes at least three (3) years supervising procurement and materials management functions and assigned staff.

Physical Requirements: Must maintain the physical condition necessary to perform tasks in an office setting operating a personal computer, keyboards, and other peripheral equipment.


The Selection Process: The Human Resources department must receive a completed online application by the filling date. If this recruitment is "Continuous," it may be closed at any time without notice. Applications will be screened for job related qualifications, and those candidates who best meeting the qualifications listed on this Job Announcement will be invited to participate in an examination process that may include written, oral and/or performance segments. Current District employees must have satisfactory attendance and performance records up to and throughout the recruitment process. Finalists will be placed on a ranked Eligibility List. When filling vacancies, the Human Resources Department will refer the top candidates to the hiring department for final screening and recommendation. Per Board Policy, selected candidates may require background checks performed on their criminal and/or financial records.

ADA Compliant and Drug Free Workplace: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you have a need for an accommodation, please call Human Resources at (510) 891-4783.

The Alameda Contra Costa Transit District has established the goal of a 100 percent drug and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and those in safety sensitive positions will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing through their period of employment, including random drug and alcohol testing.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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