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Associate Commodity Manager

Company: State of Pennsylvania
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Are you ambitious and forward thinking, passionate about diversity and inclusion in business, and encouraging a collaborative environment? We have an opportunity for someone with strategic procurement, project management, and team leadership skills to manage procurement professionals. If you're looking for a unique opportunity to further your public service career and have a direct impact on the services Pennsylvanians rely on daily, apply today!



Under the guidance of the Commodity Manager the Associate Commodity Manager (ACM) will manage a team of procurement professionals. These procurement professionals are responsible for strategically sourcing a variety of materials and services which are used by Commonwealth agencies in the administration and management of their facilities and operations.



The ACM will have the responsibility to establish and manage project time-lines for the various types of procurements issued by the team. The types of procurements include requests for proposals, invitations for bid, invitations to qualify, sole source procurements, and more. The goal for each procurement is the successful, on-time implementation of contracts, while considering user impact as a priority, and helping our customers better manage their purchasing needs and taxpayer dollars.



As one of the team leaders you will have the opportunity to assist with the development of policy and process, encourage change management, lead contract negotiations, and you will have a direct impact on the development and growth of each of your team members.



Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.



Work Schedule and Additional Information:



* Full-time employment.

* Work hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with a 60-minute lunch.

* Telework:You will have the opportunity to work from home (telework), part-time up to 3 days a week. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed Internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you may have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.

* Salary:In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.

* You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.



QUALIFICATIONS



Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:



* One year as a Commodity Specialist or a Quality Assurance Specialist; or

* Three years of experience as a Purchasing Agent 2; or

* One year of experience as a Purchasing Agent 3; or

* Three years of strategic procurement experience in supply chain management, and a bachelor's degree; or

* Seven years of strategic procurement experience including two years of experience in the research and evaluation of commodities and suppliers;or

* An equivalent combination of experience and training including two years of experience in supply chain management.



Additional Requirements:



* You must be able to perform essential job functions.



Preferred Qualifications (not required):



* Must be willing to work remotely and also able to work in the Harrisburg office as needed.

* Experience managing diverse teams.

* Experience in the research, evaluation, and purchasing of materials and services.

* Project management experience.



How to Apply:



* Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

* If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

* Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date.Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.

* Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.



Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):



* 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).



The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: State of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg , Associate Commodity Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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