Purchasing Manager

  • Company: City of Hillsboro
  • Location: Hillsboro, Oregon 97123 USA
  • Salary: $94,620 to $124,512
  • Date Posted: July 26, 2022
  • Closing Date: August 14, 2022


The Purchasing Manager position is responsible for maintaining and updating all procurement city policies, procurement training, bid/proposal solicitation, evaluation, negotiation, and payment processing in addition to negotiating and working through contracts. This key position develops, implements, and administers the City’s procurement program, serves in a technical consulting capacity to our City departments, and leads a team of four staff. Exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to build relationships are vital in this role as the Purchasing Manager is uniquely positioned to work across most every department throughout the City. As the Purchasing Manager, you will maintain a strong understanding of state statutes, interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations, and standards. The ability to work with departments to find a workable path forward, listen to their needs, and guide the process to ensure we remain in compliance are a necessary strength of this position. Additionally, we are a forward-thinking organization and will be launching several software implementations citywide as well as in and around the purchasing function over the coming year that will require planning, execution, and training to ensure a successful rollout



• Expertise in Government procurement

• Interpreting and applying US state and federal procurement laws and regulations

• Expertise in Construction/CMGC and Design-Build

• Providing presentations and training

• Supervisory or managerial experience

• Drafting/issuing ITBs/RFPs, including capital construction and software

• Cross functional project collaboration

• Public policy development and implementation

• Project management

• Supplier diversity/small business supportive programming


• State procurement laws and regulations; ideally knowledge of State of Oregon Public Contracting Code and federal procurement laws and regulations

• Vendor performance management

• Ethics principles and their application

• Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Skills

• Negotiation

• Positive and effective customer service

• Supervision/management principles and practices

• Contract administration

• Procurement analytics

Application Process

Please apply at the City of Hillsboro website: Go to "View Available Jobs" to access the posting and online application.

Contact Info

Name: Noah Benjamin
Phone: 503-681-6425
Closing Date: August 14, 2022