Goods and Services Procurement Manager (Manager I)

  • The City of Portland
  • Portland, OR, USA
Full Time Government

Job Description

Job Title:                                            Goods and Services Procurement Manager (Manager I)

Closing Date/Time:                          MONDAY 12/20/21 11:59 PM PST          

Salary:                                                $84,656.00 - $148,138.00 Annually        

Job Type:                                           Regular

Location:                                            1120 SW 5th Ave, OR

Bureau:                                              OMF-Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services

The City of Portland Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services’ Procurement Services Division is seeking a strategic and transformative Goods & Services Procurement Manager to join the team.

The Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services’ Procurement Services Division strategically supports the City of Portland’s bureaus and operations by helping them secure high-quality, outsourced supplies, materials, equipment, and services in a timely, efficient, and effective manner -- advancing the City’s social, environmental, and economic goals.

The Goods & Services Procurement Manager is responsible for managing, directing, and integrating procurement and contractor development programs as they relate to the timely and effective delivery of a wide range of goods and services procurements for City bureaus. This position reports directly to the Chief Procurement Officer and develops, implements, oversees, and enforces City procurement policies, processes, and programs as they relate to procurement and contracting activities including the City’s priorities designed to provide inclusive contracting opportunities to people of color and women, and to protect the environment and society’s health. They play a critical role in developing the vision and strategic planning for the Division, establishing and implementing goals and objectives to continually drive performance and results.

The Goods & Services Procurement Manager is responsible for providing leadership for the daily management and supervision of professional procurement staff, ensuring appropriate and consistent interpretation of and compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  This is a high-energy, forward-facing role that requires the consistent delivery of collegial communications and professionalism in a fast-paced environment.  The incumbent regularly interfaces with Council members, other City employees, community members, contractors, and stakeholders regarding matters that may be sensitive, legally challenging or of political importance.

As the Goods & Services Procurement Manager, you will:

  • Possess strong strategic vision and focus and have in-depth analytical skills to lead strategic procurement and contracting activities.
  • Provide direction, training, and guidance for procurement activities.
  • Manage daily purchasing activities, supervising staff, and assigning tasks.
  • Establish customer responsive, cost effective and high-quality procurement policies, standards, and procedures that meet all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and policies.
  • Provide technical assistance, consulting, and interpretation of laws and rules to City bureaus, divisions, and Council offices in the planning and execution of solicitations and contracts.
  • Develop and integrate purchasing policies and procedures for engaging and increasing people of color and women in the City’s goods and services purchasing activities.
  • Manage and respond timely to bid protests.
  • Recommend or initiate personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, or disciplinary action to ensure adequate and competent staffing.
  • Utilize City procurement and financial enterprise resource planning software including the City’s BuySpeed and SAP systems.

As a person, you are:

  • Collaborative: An authentic professional who has interpersonal skills, values partnerships, and develops and supports relationships to get things done.
  • Curious: A curious professional who is always seeking to learn new things and grow as a person and as a professional.
  • Results Driven: A person who can work effectively and efficiently in a high-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong Communicator: A person who builds trust and strong relationships through frequent, transparent, and clear communications.
  • Solutions Oriented: A person who possesses and uses strong communication skills to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to create, implement, document solutions, and problem solve.
  • Someone who Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI): Someone who embraces anti-racist approaches through intentional partnership, self-awareness, and action, showing cultural humility, advocacy, and mindfulness. Someone who understands the importance of using DEI concepts to guide and inform your work.
  • Equitable: A person who maintains and advocates for an inclusive, respectful, and culturally responsive workplace for all.
  • Emotionally Intelligent: A person who is motivated, passionate, team-oriented, and empathetic, and works to create the same characteristics in their Team. 

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