100 N 15th Avenue
Phoenix AZ 85007
This position is available for remote work on a full-time basis within Arizona (including virtual office arrangement).
The Statewide Procurement Manager will serve the state by developing and implementing sourcing solicitations aligned to SPO strategies for the procurement of goods and services for multiple agencies in Arizona State Service. Strategic contracts assigned to this role typically average up to $3M/yr each and are used by approximately 120 State agencies, boards and commissions as well as more than 550 Arizona cooperative members. The Statewide Procurement Manager assists management by formulating sourcing strategies based on current spending and requirements, supply challenges, and marketplace conditions. This position will employ sound sourcing and supply chain best practices in performance of the duties assigned and is expected to always follow the AZ Procurement code statutes and policies. Further, the Statewide Procurement Manager is expected to assist other agency contacts in ways compliant with the Procurement code.
The successful candidate for this position will possess a general knowledge of state and federal statutes and rules related to government procurement activities and contract administration; supply chain, logistics and resource management. You will also have general knowledge of general accounting practices as they relate to contracts and vendors; sources of supply, local and national markets, and pricing trends. Your excellent problem solving skills will enable you to solve complex issues requiring a broad “big picture” perspective; interpret business issues, recommend solutions and best practices. Your strong skills in negotiation will enable you to effectively negotiate contract terms and conditions to optimize state expenditures and ROI; synthesize, summarize, and analyze a variety of data/sources and formulate workable recommendations.
Experience and Education: A BS/BA degree in Supply Chain, Business Management, Accounting, or Finance from an accredited college or university and 7 years of professional experience is required
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
● Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
● Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shelia Wiggins-Wayne at firstname.lastname@example.org or480-645-2290 for assistance.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.