DescriptionSt. Louis County Government is a regional leader that delivers high quality services and works with its citizens, businesses, and local partners to foster strong, healthy communities and a vibrant economy St. Louis County, with a population of approximately 1 million, is the largest county in the State of Missouri. St. Louis County Government employs approximately 4,200 people in a variety of fields and departments. We are seeking an exceptional leader to serve as the Purchasing Director and provide oversight and management of the Procurement Division within the Department of Administration. This management position serves as the principal public procurement official for the County and is responsible for the procurement of goods, supplies and services in accordance with applicable federal, state, and county laws and ordinances. Responsibilities include providing professional support and sound contractual advice to all departments. Supervision is exercised over professional and clerical staff engaged in procurement activities. The successful candidate must have the ability to foster effective public relations and work collaboratively with a diverse customer base to deliver effective solutions with a keen commitment to excellent internal and external customer service.
RequirementsRequires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Public Administration or related field. Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in governmental purchasing preferably including supervisory experience is also required. Candidate must be bondable.
Please apply online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stlouis.