The Purchasing Manager develops, implements, and manages institutional contracts and procurement services for acquisitions within the Information Technology commodity that support the educational, research, and service missions of Indiana University. Performs the function of Business Agent for the institution ensuring compliance with legal, contractual and ethical postures in support of the University. Initiates, negotiates, develops, monitors and audits University contracts together with Requests for Proposal, pricing agreements, and/or service standards, finance options, vendor performance, and other responsibilities for all IU campuses. Enforces contract compliance, policy compliance, and compliance with federal, state and other laws and regulations.
Bachelor's degree and three years of administrative experience in areas of purchasing, contracting, or finance.
Skills in organization, communication, project management, writing and editing, managing relationships, and customer service. Ability to handle multiple priorities and to understand and prepare complex contractual documents. Ability to deal effectively, collaboratively, and ethically with people from all constituencies internal and external to the university. Familiarity with information systems and office technologies.
Bachelor's degree in a business or management related field. CPM, CPSM, or CPPO certification.
Working Conditions / Demands
Standard office environment including any variety of environments encountered at the University, its campuses, physical holdings, and those of manufacturers and suppliers to IU including computer, copier, fax machine, scanner and telephone.
Bloomington, Indiana or Indianapolis, Indiana
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3AD
Job Function: Finance
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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