Purchasing Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Riverside Finance Department
Location of position: 
Riverside, CA
Wage/Salary: 
$105,084 – $127,776 Annually
Date Posted: 
Friday, April 13, 2018
Closing Date: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Job Description: 

The City of Riverside is currently accepting applications for a highly experienced professional to fill the position of Purchasing Manager (Non-Classified) in the Purchasing Division of the Finance Department. The ideal candidate will be a forward-thinking, team player individual who has a natural interest to problem solve and exceptional management, interpersonal and communication skills. Working under general direction, the Purchasing Manager will plan, organize, supervise and direct the City-wide functions and activities of the purchasing division. Positions designated as Non-Classified are exempt from the classified service. The incumbent shall be appointed “at-will” and serve at the pleasure of the City Manager.

Recruitment Guidelines: Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major study in purchasing, business administration, public administration, marketing or a related field.

Experience: Five years of progressively responsible management experience in a large scale governmental agency, including experience with commercial purchasing, bidding, contracts administration, warehousing, inventory control procedures, central printing, and related services.

Necessary Requirements: Possession of an appropriate, valid class “C” California Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

Highly Desired Qualification: Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) Certificate or equivalent certification.