Contract Management, Purchasing, State or Local Government
4 Year Degree
The Town of Cary is seeking a collaborative, inquisitive and passionate professional to join our OneCary team and share in our goal of creating the Local Government That Doesn't Exist. At the Town of Cary, our employees work together to change lives through exceptional service. With a OneCary approach, we collaborate as a strategic partner across the town to ensure we keep Cary great through quality, state of the art municipal procurement and contract services.
The Procurement & Contracts Manager will play an integral role in a busy, fast-paced environment with a team that continuously strives to exceed our customer's expectations. The successful candidate must be capable of developing the division into a cohesive, highly efficient, and cutting-edge team that is responsible for conducting purchasing and contracting operations in an ethical, unbiased, and transparent manner. As an important part of the leadership team, the Procurement & Contracts Manager must be a proven visionary, able to think strategically and exercise considerable initiative in directing and overseeing the results focused procurement of goods and services for the organization. The successful candidate will accelerate and maintain the implementation of best practices focusing on value added services that transform the division into a strategic partner in support of meeting customer operational objectives. A key requirement of the position is the ability to drive change across the organization and, in partnership with the departmental leadership and supplier community, move the division to the next level in providing results-based services for purchasing and contracting requirements.
Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in purchasing, public administration, business administration or a closely related field and a minimum of five years experience in the procurement of a variety of services, materials, and equipment, including some supervisory experience. Salary range: $68,910 - $113,692.
The position closes on July 1, 2019. For additional information on the position and application instructions, please visit www.townofcary.org. The Town of Cary is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: 19-01117
About Town of Cary, NC
Cary is a thriving community in the heart of the Triangle area of North Carolina, between Raleigh and renowned Research Triangle Park. The Triangle area is repeatedly ranked among the top regions in the country to live or work, to find a home or start a business, to raise a family or retire.
Money Magazine named Cary, North Carolina, the hottest town in the East and one of six Hottest Towns in America. Cary was also recognized by Money Magazine as one of the Best Small Cities in America, ranking an impressive fifth on one of the magazine's annual lists of Best Places to Live. As noted in several major publications, Cary's accolades are numerous.
This is our motto at the Town of Cary, where over a thousand employees in more than 275 positions in 14 departments strive daily to be the best local government in North Carolina. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just beginning a career, there may be a place for you with the Town of Cary. The Human Resources Department has a full range of responsibilities that include recruitment and selection, competitive pay and benefits, organizational development, employee relations, and safety and training. We promote a friendly, healthy work environment as an employer of choice. Become part of our team.