Deputy Director, Purchasing Division

  • City of San José
  • San Jose, California
  • Jan 18, 2018
Full Time Accounting and Finance Purchasing and Warehouse Management
  • Salary: $116,893 Annually
  • Salary Top: $182,084
  • Apply By: Mar 15, 2018


San José, 10th largest city in the United States, is actively recruiting for a Deputy Director to lead its Purchasing Division.  The region is recognized as the capital for the world’s center for innovation.  San José is also home to an energetic, talented and diverse population and is located within the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area with an abundance of great weather. 

Job Description

The Deputy Director, Purchasing Division position is the City’s Chief Purchasing Officer and is responsible for planning, managing and directing the division’s procurement of supplies, material, equipment, services, and information technology for the City.  The position is also responsible for the management and oversight of the City’s Risk Management Program.  The Deputy Director oversees a staff of 16. Successful candidates will have a superb customer service orientation and in-depth expertise in procurements standards of public sector purchasing. 

Job Requirements

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, public administration, or related field; and six years of increasingly responsible experience in senior level administrative and/or analytic work in a public or private agency including five years of increasingly responsible experience performing a variety of contract and procurement administrative duties in a large, complex public agency

Special Instructions

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Additional Information

This position is open until filled. First review of resumes will be Monday, February 12, 2018.  

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