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Assistant VP Supply Chain/Deputy CPO

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Operations
Tempe, AZ, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023

Asst VP Supply Chain/Deputy CPO

94746BR

Campus: Tempe

Asst VP Sply/Chn/Dep Proc Ofc

Job Description

Under administrative direction, performs work with broad managerial and strategic responsibilities of considerable difficulty and sensitivity in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating administrative and operational activities of university supply chain reporting departments including procurement and materials management, and supervising all aspects of department staff. Acts as deputy procurement officer for the university. Reports to the Associate Vice President University Business Services.

Job Family

Procurement & Stores

Department Name

UBS PUR Management

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

VP Code

EVP BUSINESS & FINANCE

Scope of Search

Open

Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$175,000 - $200,000 per year, DOE

Close Date

06-September-2023

Category

04

Essential Duties

  • Provides strategic leadership and direction for the procurement and materials management supply chain operations including oversight of and participation in planning and forecasting.
  • Responsible for oversight of financial performance and achievement of financial goals, cost savings, and development of new revenue sources.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of metrics and measurements for analysis and planning.
  • Ensures development of long and short range goals to strategically align the department goals with overall goals of the university.
  • Oversees procurement and materials management operations ensuring operations are in accordance with University guidelines and sound business practices while providing optimum service to the university community.
  • Oversees the conception and implementation of strategic sourcing initiatives and develops, maintains, and publishes criteria for measuring the financial and operating impact of those initiatives; tracks all resulting savings clearly and consistently.
  • Manages vendor performance and relationships to ensure that University-wide product and service agreements provide agreed-upon benefits and value and that vendors comply with pricing and other contractual terms and conditions.
  • Provides leadership for campus-wide procurement and oversees education of University purchasers of the value of strategic procurement.
  • Performs all state and ABOR procurement officer work responsibilities under the direction of the Chief Procurement Officer.
  • Oversees and participates in planning, developing and administering department budget.
  • Oversight of negotiation process, vendor performance techniques and dispute resolution process.
  • Utilize strategic initiatives to engage companies at the corporate level in order to secure enterprise/corporate agreements.
  • Reviews all formal solicitation protests and contract claims, and provides appropriate university response.
  • Oversees the development of procurement policies and procedures in accordance with Arizona Board of Regents policy, state and federal laws and ensures compliance with these laws and regulations.
  • Identifies issues which may impact department, resolves problems and directs measures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.
  • Responsible for the financial success of multiple cost centers through cost containment and developing new revenue sources; forecast, plan, and oversee multiple operational and capital projects; manage financial statements.
  • Directs and oversees the development and evaluation of department programs.
  • Develops objectives and activities based on department goals.
  • Manages and supervises staff to ensure ongoing effective, high quality delivery of services and programs; determines and takes appropriate performance management steps including separation of employment.
  • Monitors and maintains effective internal controls. Interprets and applies pertinent rules, regulations, policies and procedures set forth by the university or other governing agencies.
  • Responsible for the development and management of the university's Small Business and Diversity Program. Oversees development and implementation of training and orientation programs to inform university community of significant policies and procedures of the department.
  • Advises university officials on administration of major service contracts.
  • Responsible for mediation and resolution of contract claims or controversies.
  • Acts as a liaison with faculty, advisors, administrators, and staff from both the university and external agencies.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in business administration or public administration, and ten (10) years of related supply chain management administrative experience, which includes five (5) years supervisory experience, OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) or equivalent certification is preferred.

Desired Qualifications

Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Professional, Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) or equivalent certification.

Working Environment

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse (75%); required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (10%)Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds (15%)Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions

Department Statement


Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States; ASU or University Business Services will not be a sponsor for this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.