University-wide responsibility for executing strategic procurement for multiple categories of spend while building strong business-oriented relationships and contributing to procurement strategy and objective setting. Supervises personnel and ensures effective direction is provided to ensure achievement of department objectives. Executes the procurement strategy providing guidance and customer service in the designated spend categories, strategic procurement and other strategic processes such as supplier relationship management, spend performance management, compliance management, internal spend and external market analysis, and category governance.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or Accounting; minimum of five (5) years' experience in a procurement role; minimum of three (3) years' experience as a manager/supervisor with direct reports; experience providing procurement services to department/functional area leadership, procurement planning and execution, contract negotiations, and supplier relationship management; experience using an automated procurement system.
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Finance or Accounting; experience in category/commodity management with demonstrated expertise in influencing business strategy and shaping procurement strategic direction; experience in complex contract negotiations, competitive price analysis, procurement technology and related processes, contract management and spend analysis; experience with JAGGAER procurement software; previous University procurement experience; professional procurement certification.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, E...ngineering, and Mathematics.
Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.