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Mgr - Purchasing

Company: Citizens Property Insurance
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Job Description:

A career at Citizens is unlike

a career at any other insurance company, because Citizens is unlike any other

insurance company.

If you are looking for an

opportunity in which you can stretch to your full potential, expand your

knowledge and grow your career, you have found it.

Winner of the 2017 WorldatWork

Seal of Distinction, one of only seven companies throughout Florida to receive

this award, Citizens is a diverse team of professionals helping people and

communities throughout Florida.

At Citizens, employees do more

than live up to their potential - they exceed it.

So what are you waiting for?

Come discover the career you never expected - at Citizens.

JOB SUMMARY:
As

the purchasing manager you will manage a purchasing unit or program(s) and

its functions such as research, sourcing, vendor evaluation and selection,

pricing analysis, negotiation, and structuring complex agreements within the

procurement-to- payment system.

Conducts analysis, develops best practices,

and leverages expert knowledge and problem solving. Leads and develops staff

to deliver service levels beyond compliance that include innovative and novel

approaches to government procurements.



  • Responsible for managing staff,

    including hiring, goal setting, planning and delegation of work, training and

    development, coaching/mentoring and completing performance evaluations.
  • Develop, plan, and execute complex

    procurement strategies. Create and maintain a multi-year procurement outlook

    and plan. Manage purchasing processes including competitive solicitations

    (requests for information/invitations to negotiate/etc), purchase order

    requisitions, government contracts, under threshold quoting, single sources,

    emergency purchases. Lead negotiations for goods and services.
  • Oversee purchasing activities to

    ensure defensible procurement processes and decisions are accurately

    documented. Anticipate and mitigate litigation/protest risks throughout the

    solicitation process. Ensure operational compliance to purchasing policies and

    procedures, governing statutory requirements, and documentation and database

    protocols.
  • Conduct a strategic review and analysis of solicitations and

    proposal evaluation plans to mitigate project and litigation risks and to

    enhance alignment of outcomes to business strategies and objectives.
  • Consult with and advise business

    unit management/staff in procurement decisions, strategies, and timelines.

    Coordinate with enterprise stakeholders to ensure project plans and staffing

    include sufficient time and resources.
  • Proactively ensure customer satisfaction; ensure business

    requirements are accurately integrated into procurements and contracts, and

    strategic corporate objectives are met.
  • Coordinate with Vendor Management Office for the development of

    contract documents.
  • Coordinate, develop, and implement

    procurement policies, procedures, best practices and process improvements.

    Review procedures and processes and recommend changes, as necessary. Ensure

    uniform interpretation and adoption of policies and procedures.



    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


    • Advanced

      knowledge of government procurement laws and associated public meeting and

      public records laws.
    • Project

      management experience
    • Strong

      experience managing and developing procurement methodologies
    • Microsoft

      Office Suite: Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
    • Excellent

      analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent

      contract negotiation ability
    • Excellent

      conflict resolution capability
    • Excellent

      oral, written communication and interpersonal skills
    • Advanced

      writing skills (legal and/or contract)
    • Ability

      to work under pressure to meet deadlines; ability to prioritize effectively
    • Strong

      sense of urgency, responsibility and accountability; self-motivated and

      self-directed
    • Ability

      to work effectively both independently and within a team environment
    • Ability

      to interpret data and develop reports
    • Leadership

      and mentoring abilities


      REQUIRED

      EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


      • Bachelor's

        Degree in a related field of study OR 4 years relevant

        experience, OR a combination of college education and relevant experience

        equivalent to 4 years.
        AND
      • Seven or years of professional purchasing experience
      • Two or more years supervisory/management

        experience
      • Florida Certified Contract Negotiator (FCCN)

        PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

        • Advanced knowledge of Florida

          public procurement required
        • Nine or more years purchasing or

          contract management experience
        • Four of more years of supervisor/management

          experience
        • Degree in Business Management,

          Business Administration or related field
        • PMP or Six Sigma Certification
        • Master's Degree
        • Florida Certified Contract Manager

          (FCCM)


          PHYSICAL

          REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the ability to sit for long periods of

          time, hear and converse over the telephone, and key frequently on a computer (4

          or more hours per day).

          In addition to a competitive salary, Citizens offers its employees

          an outstanding total rewards package, including:


          • Retirement savings plan with an

            8 percent company match
          • Medical, dental and group life

            insurance
          • Paid time off: vacation, sick

            and holiday leave
          • Tuition reimbursement
          • Professional and leadership

            development opportunities
          • Flexible work schedule
          • On-site wellness activities
          • Employee recognition programs
          • Relocation assistance (where

            applicable)
          • Community and volunteering

            opportunities
          • Casual dress and more

            Citizens is proud to be an equal opportunity

            employer.

            #LI-AO1

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