Job Description

Payroll Title:
STRAT SOURCING PROFL 3
Department:
BFS: IPPS - Procurements & Con
Hiring Salary Range
$63,400 - $90,000 / Year
Worksite:
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#115830 Commodity Manager

Extended Deadline: Mon 12/12/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/26/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/05/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.

THE "WHY"

Our organizational core values (People First, Innovation, Integrity, Excellence, Accountability) define the culture at Business & Financial Services and push us to be our best. We’re excited to grow our team and learn from people that want to make a difference. If you love what you do and comfortable with designing for the future, we encourage you to consider joining our progressive organization. We recognize that candidates come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of the job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is the key to innovation and excellence. Our organization places particular emphasis on equity, diversity, and inclusion incorporating exit interview feedback to enhance retention efforts and advance issues affecting the overall staff experience. To do great, we have to be great. If you're a team player with bold ideas and execution, now is the right time to connect!

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at UC San Diego. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, our culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Best practices and best people at the best place to work! Our candidates come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our organization thrive!

You are encouraged to review additional information about our organization at:

IPPS - Procurement & Contracts

Benefits

POSITION DESCRPTION

Incumbent serves as Commodity Manager in Procurement & Contracts --a unit of Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions (IPPS) housed within Business and Financial Services (BFS). This position manages comprehensive business relationship between suppliers and UC San Diego, including both end users and campus partners. Incumbent identifies opportunities to improve the bottom line of Housing, Dining, and Hospitality (HDH) and Facilities Management (FM) through negotiated savings and business process improvements.

Incumbent will develop supplier sourcing strategies, lead RFP solicitations and drive collaboration in a cross-functional team to deliver quantifiable value. Success will result from adhering to proper policy while innovating creative solutions in a forward-thinking environment. Excellent communication skills and the ability to lead diverse groups will be paramount.

To review the full job description for this position, please visit https://drive.google.com/file/d/1r0avQg7jQZ21bcc2112jcWTiVcRXi9TW/view?usp=sharing

This position is expected to be a hybrid position and subject to change based on leadership determination in alignment with University guidance on flexible work arrangement policies and protocol.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

  • Thorough knowledge of strategic sourcing policies, practices and systems.

  • Professional knowledge of purchasing principles and practices and experience conducting competitive bids.

  • Professional knowledge and understanding of MRO commodities and associated supplier bases.

  • Proficient at MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and Power Point, Project, Outlook, and Visio).

  • Excellent presentation, analytical, and written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong organizational, meeting facilitation and decision-making skills.

PREFERRED

CPSM certification and at least three to five (3 - 5) years of sourcing/purchasing experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

Background Check and Conflict of Interest disclosure is required

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce. Click here for Details

NOTE: Salary placement is determined by the top candidate’s overall qualifications/relevant experience, market data and internal equity.


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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