Assistant Finance Director – Procurement

  • Company: City of San Antonio, TX
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas
  • Salary:
  • Date Posted: September 7, 2021
  • Closing Date: November 15, 2021


San Antonio is the nation's 7th largest city and is home to more than 1.5 million residents. Located in South Central Texas, about 150 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, San Antonio offers its residents one of the country's most attractive and affordable lifestyles. Residents enjoy one of the lowest tax rates in the State, as well as a plentiful supply of high-quality housing, low utility rates, and exceptional amenities. The Department of Finance oversees the operational and capital finances of the City, a $2.9 billion municipal corporation, and manages the City's financial assets and resources, which include standardization of processes in the areas of finance/budget, procurement, and time administration. The Assistant Finance Director-Procurement reports to the Deputy Chief Financial Officer and has oversight for 64 FTEs within the Purchasing & Central Services Division. Responsibilities include assisting the Deputy CFO in planning, directing, managing, and overseeing the activities and operations of the Finance Department, specifically related to providing support services to departments, including centralized procurement of services, supplies, and equipment; assistance with preparation of professional service contracts; and printing, reproduction, and mail services. The Division works closely with other departments and outside agencies and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager's Office. The Assistant Director must be able to operate with significant independence in a challenging, fast-paced environment. Embracing and modeling the City's core values while demonstrating excellence and customer service is essential.


Requirements include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, business, accounting, contract management, or a closely related field. Candidates must have at least eight (8) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in procurement or a related financial field, including three (3) years of administrative or supervisory responsibility. A Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Public Administration (MPA) and procurement certifications such as Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) are desired. Prior local government experience is highly desirable. The City offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and generous benefits.

Application Process

The first review of resumes will occur on October 4, 2021; the position is open until filled. If interested in this outstanding opportunity, visit to review a detailed brochure and apply online. Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Ms. S Renee Narloch at or 850.391.0000. Under the Texas Public Information Act, information from application materials may be subject to public disclosure. The City of San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Contact Info

Name: Elliott Pervinich
Phone: 850-391-0000
Closing Date: November 15, 2021