About the Position:
The ideal candidate for this position will be a collaborative, results-oriented professional with experience managing cross-functional teams; someone who can innovate and effectively lead change in a progressive public-sector agency while building relationships in an environment that prioritizes organizational health. Candidates considered most qualified will be those who can demonstrate the ability to look beyond traditional solutions, plan strategically, implement best practices, work in a highly political and confidential environment, network with key staff and community members, and assist the existing leadership team to take operations of this key functional area to the next level.
Directs, manages, supervises and coordinates the programs and activities of the Purchasing and Contracts Division within the Finance Department; coordinates assigned activities with other city departments, divisions and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director, Finance and assigned Chief Officer.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Experience:
Four years of increasingly responsible experience in public purchasing or contract administration, including two years of administrative and supervisory experience.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major in business administration, public administration or a field related to the essential functions. A combination of formal education and directly related work experience may substitute for the degree. The City assesses 1.5 years of full-time experience as equivalent to one year of education.