Deputy Director - Purchasing & Risk Management Division

Department/Agency of position: 
City of San Jose Finance Department
Location of position: 
San Jose, CA
Wage/Salary: 
$116,893 - $182,084
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Job Description: 

The Deputy Director position is the City’s Chief Purchasing Officer and is responsible for planning, managing and directing the division’s procurement of supplies, material, equipment, services, and information technology for the City. The position is also responsible for the management and oversight of the City’s Risk Management Program. The Deputy Director position will be responsible for day to day operations of the Purchasing & Risk Management Division. The Purchasing & Risk Management Division purchases and provides quality products and services in a cost-effective manner and ensures insurance coverage for the City’s assets. The Purchasing Division provides critical citywide procurement services.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, public administration, or related field. A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, public administration, or related field is desirable.

Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in senior level administrative and/or analytic work in a public or private agency including five years of increasingly responsible experience performing a variety of contract and procurement administrative duties in a large, complex public agency. Experience managing a work unit equivalent to a major division within a City operating department is desirable.

Designation as a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or a Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) is desirable but not required.

The recruitment is open until filled with the first applicant screening occurring after Monday, February 12, 2018.