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Director of Strategic Procurement

Apply now Job no: 497111
Department: The Office of Strategic Procurement
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Finance, Budget, Accounting
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Director of Strategic Procurement
Salary/Grade:

 Salaried

Hours Per Week:

40

Job Summary:

 

Director of Strategic Procurement leads procurement professionals in the execution and the development of strategic sourcing strategies in support of university-wide initiatives engaging key stakeholders to meet departmental sourcing and procurement needs.

 

Duties/Physical Demands:

Provide leadership for the development of sourcing and procurement strategies resulting in effective agreements, cost savings, and process improvements that move the university forward. Strategic food sourcing and procurement supporting foodservice operations is a key responsibility. Leads the strategic food and food related supplies sourcing and procurement in support of campus dining services and the Culinary Support Center. Ensures all sourcing and procurement activities follow established guidelines set forth by the State of Ohio and the University. Develops a diversified sourcing and procurement toolbox that includes, but not limited to, the utilization of consortiums and GPO's.

Leads the Development and maintains strategic sourcing plans that coordinates the sourcing and contract management activities within assigned categories to deliver targeted benefits.

Develops and maintains relationships with departments for purposes of gathering, analyzing and conveying information to support category management and strategic sourcing efforts. Participates in regularly scheduled reviews.

Plans and conducts strategic sourcing process on defined opportunities, and engaging key stakeholders in the process to meet departmental procurement needs.

Maintains deep category expertise through understanding and application of industry developments, marketplace trends, emerging technology, new techniques, leading practices, and shared experiences.

Measures and reports benefits delivered through strategic sourcing and ongoing contract management activities.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelors degree in business administration, supply chain management or a related field.
- 7 years strategic procurement experience, supply chain management, and inventory management
- CPM, CPSM, FMP

 

Desired Qualifications:

- 7 to 9 years strategic procurement experience, supply chain management, and inventory management.
- Strategic procurement experience supporting foodservice operations.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strategic sourcing and procurement fundamentals and best practices
Strategic food procurement and related supplies supporting foodservice operations
Contract language development and negotiations
Inventory Management
Budget preparation and analysis
Data collection and analysis
Business intelligence and analytics
Catalog Strategy Execution
Issue Resolution / Problem Solving
Microsoft Office
ERP System knowledge and experience
eProcurement application experience including eInvoice, eSourcing, and system support/administration
Experience working in an academic/higher education organization or in a cyclical service delivery environment is a major plus

 

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
 
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Benefits Eligible:

Yes

 

 

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

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