Help wanted, Part 2: Purchasing Agent
Business Services has a discretionary transfer opportunity for a purchasing agent-senior-100%. This is a classified, full-time, non-represented position. Only current or former state employees with transfer/reinstatement eligibility at or above the following counterpart pay ranges can apply for this position:
- Non-Represented titles - Pay Range 81-03
- Fiscal & Staff Services - Pay Range 07-03
If you are unsure of which pay range you are in, please contact Roxane Kriederman at ext. 2263 or access firstname.lastname@example.org via email.
SALARY: Pay will be based on rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement, or voluntary demotion transactions. Pay will not be less than the minimum for schedule- range 07-03 (currently $22.026).
JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of UW-Parkside's purchasing functions. Main responsibilities are to administer procurement, manage printing services and MRP Fleet, coordinate procurement card program, maintain the PeopleSoft (SFS) purchasing model and administer the pre-audit of payment requests. The complete position description is available on the HR web site.
KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Qualified candidates will have at least five years of progressive experience in purchasing and procurement in a leadership position, experience in a broad field of commodities and services, strong analytical skills, worked with customers from diverse backgrounds, demonstrated exceptional organizational skills to manage data, workflow, and financial records; experience with complex computer-based financial accounting managements skills, significant understanding of public-sector purchasing and general business regulations and guidelines and current experience in using enterprise financial software systems.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred qualifications include experience working with PeopleSoft purchasing module, demonstrated skills in Microsoft Excel, Assess, and Word; familiarity with higher education funding sources and related policy issues, knowledge of principles and practices of innovative and participative management techniques and a bachelor's degree in a related field. Commensurate experience and/or training in purchasing, procurement, or supply chain may be considered in place of bachelor's degree.
HOW TO APPLY: If you have any questions or wish to apply, contact Roxane Kriederman at ext. 2263, or access email@example.com via email.The transfer request deadline is Thursday, April 11, 2013.