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Position: Procurement Manager
Municipality:City of Hartford
Close Date:9/14/2021
Description:

CITY OF 

HARTFORD - 

HUMAN 

RESOURCES 

DEPARTMENT

invites applications for the position of:

 

Procurement Manager

 


SALARY:                           $85,496.29 - $122,136.93 Annually

DEPARTMENT:                  Finance

OPENING DATE:                08/31/21

CLOSING DATE:                09/14/21 05:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:

 

Under the general supervision of the Finance Director, to plan, coordinate and manage the overall purchasing processes, including related sub processes for the City, Board of Education and Library. Supervises, evaluates and develops Purchasing Unit, Supplier Diversity and Inclusion unit, as well as oversight of the Contract Compliance team. Provides necessary training to others involved in the purchasing processes. Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations and ensuring that employees follow procedures. Ensures that staff are trained and make hiring, disciplinary and termination recommendations. Develops and delivers scheduled training sessions for all personnel involved in the purchasing supplier diversity and contract compliance process and provides advice and counsel regarding purchasing policies and procedures. Manages the department activities to include overseeing the development and administration of policies, programs and procedures. Manages the "formal" bid process. Creates and maintains an approved vendors' list. Ensures that contracts (State, consortium, City, etc.) are in place for goods and services by the various City departments. Implements strategic initiatives such as cost savings and process improvements. Conducts periodic audits of purchases made by City departments to ensure that purchasing policies and procedures are being followed. Creates and maintains a manual of purchasing practices and procedures. The above essential duties and responsibilities are not intended as a comprehensive list; they are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may be required to perform additional related duties.

This is a HMEA union position. The hours

of work are 40 per week and the above

 salary

includes 5% in lieu of overtime.

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

The examination will consist of a rating of your training and experience as contained on your application and may include an oral examination. All parts of the examination, including tests and ratings, will be related to the requirements of the position. The examination is designed to measure: Knowledge of purchasing principles, procedures and practices; Knowledge of Federal and State laws and City ordinances which govern purchasing matters; Knowledge of Contract language and interpretation and contract negotiation and mediation; Knowledge of e-commerce, financial and technical systems and processes; Knowledge of principles and techniques of customer service delivery; Ability to market programs, processes and services; Ability to establish and implement a business plan; Ability to lead and facilitate a team; Ability to analyze the needs of various departments and develop purchasing programs and techniques to provide


efficient and effective service; Ability to prioritize work under rapidly changing condition and significant time constraints; Ability to supervise the work of subordinates and to evaluate staff; Ability to demonstrate effective communication, leadership and organizational skills; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and other departments.

 

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily in an office environment with some travel to different sites; incumbents may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Open to all applicants who meet the following qualifications:

 

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or closely related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory, purchasing and contract experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job outlined above may be considered.

 

A COPY OF YOUR DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION. A DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT SUBMITTED WILL BE VERIFIED BY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.

 

HARTFORD RESIDENCY PREFERRED: Preferably be a bona-fide resident of the City of Hartford at the time of application. A completed CITY OF HARTFORD  RESIDENCY  AFFIDAVIT including proof of residency as indicated on the RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT must be submitted, if residency is required.

 

APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN ITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING ANY REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PROPER DOCUMENTATION SHALL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION FOR THIS POSITION.

 

APPLICATIONS VIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

 

If selected, you will be required to pass a physical examination administered by a City physician, a drug and alcohol screening examination, and a background check. If appointed, you will serve 3-12 months of probation. This examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, and municipal laws, rules and regulations.

 

NOTE: ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION CONCERNING THE APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS WILL OCCUR VIA EMAIL, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUESTED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.

 

IN ADDITION TO CHECKING YOUR EMAIL INBOX FOR RECRUITMENT CORRESPONDENCE, PLEASE ALSO CHECK YOUR JUNK AND SPAM FOLDERS.

 

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE:

Preferential Points may be given to Eligible Veterans. Must submit a Veteran's Preference  Form, along with a DD-214 and Disability letter (if applicable) from the Office of Veteran's Affairs.

 

The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an


accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The City of Hartford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

 

 

 


 


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://www.hartford.gov

 

Human Resources Department 550 Main Street

Hartford, CT 06103

860-757-9800

 

humanresources@hartford.gov


Position #00753 PROCUREMENT MANAGER

AP


 

 

Procurement Manager Supplemental Questionnaire

 

*  1. I have attached a copy of my degree/transcript. (I understand this is required to be considered for this position and not attaching my degree/transcript will deem me not qualified).

 Yes    No

 

*  Required Question



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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