Requisition Number: 03024805 Final Filing Date: 09-25-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: STRAT SOURCING PROFL 3 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $5,683.33-$11,408.33/MO Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% FTE, Fixed, Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT - 062015 Department Description: Accounting & Financial Services encompasses approximately 200 career staff & periodic contract, student or temporary staff with an annual operating budget of $23.1M. Funding includes state, endowment opportunity, indirect cost return, reserves, summer sessions, service enterprises, educational sales & service, & self-supporting activity.
Contracting Services, as a division of Accounting & Financial Services, generates incentives and revenues of different types for the University. Patronage, prompt pay, and other incentives are driven by the use of contracts (including UC system-wide and UCD local strategic sourcing agreements, and consortium agreements) negotiated and/or managed by the Contracting Services Strategic Sourcing unit.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Reporting to the Associate Director of Strategic Sourcing, the Strategic Sourcing Manager for Commercial Services is part of the Contracting Services division's Strategic Sourcing unit. Responsible for leading University-wide strategic Commercial Services initiatives including: creating an approved supplier base, implementing best-in-class strategic supplier relationships, creating agreements to leverage annual procurement volume, and ensuring that strategically sourced contracts provide tangible benefits to the University. In addition this individual will participate in Commercial Services system-wide initiatives representing UC Davis incorporating campus requirements and support other commodities within the Sourcing unit as the need arises.
The individual in this position: (1) possesses advanced knowledge associated with the professional field of sourcing; (2) has knowledge of the Commercial Services industry, trends, and key considerations of contracting for Commercial Services goods and services (3) applies associated theories, methods, principles, and practices; (4) performs associated duties that are predominantly intellectual and varied in nature, requiring creative, analytical, evaluative, interpretive, and/or critical thinking; and (5) exercises discretion and independent judgment, requiring only general supervision for day-to-day tasks.
Physical Demands: Sit for long periods at a desk/computer. Travel to various locations on campus.
Work Environment: Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety procedures/guidelines.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available at http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/index.html
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: BA degree in Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain Management, or related field with 4+ years of progressive work experience in Commercial Services related contracting and negotiations, procurement, strategic sourcing, and supply chain management experience in a large diverse strategic procurement environment (or equivalent combination of education/experience).
Knowledge of contract law, the Uniform Commercial Code, and the California Public Contract Code.
Experience in opportunity assessments including, but not limited to, spend analysis, cost analysis, risk analysis, and market analysis.
Knowledge of the Commercial Services industry, trends, needs analysis and requirements, for the purpose of identifying and evaluating appropriate solutions and/or vendors.
Demonstrated excellent written and oral communications; listening skills to accurately interpret what others are saying; ability to articulate goals, strategies and direction.
Demonstrated organization skills, including meeting facilitation and decision making.
Demonstrated knowledge of and expertise using various proven negotiation methods and the ability to critically analyze a negotiation.
Demonstrated ability to lead and advise workgroups, work collaboratively with individuals and groups from a wide variety of backgrounds and organizational levels, to incorporate their ideas, adapt to their needs, and to gain consensus in appropriate situations.
Skill to influence and persuade others to achieve results.
Preferred Qualifications: Professional purchasing certification such as C.P.M. or C.P.S.M.
Demonstrated experience with total cost and related financial analytical techniques.
Demonstrated experience with data management tools and reporting.
Experience in a higher education procurement environment, demonstrating familiarity with procurement, small business, strategic sourcing; and the policies, regulations, and issues faced by research institutions of higher education.
Proven project management skills, including the ability to set project objectives, determine and address potential barriers; identify required resources/sources, identify process steps and milestones; and adjust action plans to achieve desired outcomes.
Familiarity with Environmentally Preferable Purchasing, life cycle cost analysis and the incorporation of sustainability measures in supply management.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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