Senior Manager, Procurement & Business Development

  • Company: Columbus Regional Airport Authority
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio 43219 United States
  • Salary:
  • Date Posted: May 18, 2023


The Columbus Regional Airport Authority manages and operates passenger-focused John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH), cargo-focused Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK), and general aviation airport Bolton Field (TZR). We are a diverse group of committed and talented professionals who show up every day to take CRAA to new heights.

Although our roles are as diverse as we are – from Custodial Services to Customer Service, from Accounting to Airport Police, from HVAC to Human Resources – we have one common goal: connect Ohio with the world. Our organization is in constant motion, moving people and cargo 365 days a year. With our core values of Accountability, Innovation and Respect guiding us, we each do our part to contribute to our organization, the aviation industry, local businesses, and the economy. We create experiences for passengers, we create opportunities for businesses, and we create economic growth for Columbus. Trust and respect are the foundation of our culture. We invite new ideas. We encourage innovation. We are inclusive and welcoming. We are empowered to enact positive change.

Your “Take Off” will be successful by doing the following with excellence:

- Responsible for strategic sourcing and procurement activities through procurement policy and procedure development and implementation in order to mitigate risk while ensuring CRAA obtains the best value for centralized and decentralized procurements.

- Provide expertise and guidance on the procurement process as outlined in the applicable rules, regulations and laws.

- Provide oversight and implementation of CRAA’s procurement processes and ensure fair competition for vendors and bidders.

- Oversee staff in the drafting, editing, and reviewing of proposals, ensure documents are accurate, complete, and in compliance with legal requirements.

- In collaboration with Planning & Engineering, oversee the selection of the proper and most appropriate construction delivery methodology, including and promoting the substantive participation by diverse businesses.

- Develop policies and procedures to improve and standardize processes; and ensure that such policies and procedures are consistent, designed to support small and disadvantaged businesses objectives, and encourage maximum competition and best value for CRAA.

- Review and analyze organizational purchasing activities and identify and implement cost saving initiatives related to purchasing activities.

- Consult with CRAA management/staff regarding their contracting needs and provide advice on procurement-related policies and procedures; work with leadership to develop work standards and lead the overall activities of the department in a compliant and efficient manner in support of organization initiatives.

- Manage organization compliance regarding procurement activities, identifying potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, develop and implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance for ongoing mitigation.

- Develop and lead organizational compliance with procurement and business diversity efforts, ensuring regulatory compliance with the Ohio Revised Code, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations, and other governing laws and authorities as required, including FARs Part 23 and 26, and Title IX of the Civil Rights Act.

- Lead the oversight of vendor, supplier, or varying stakeholder relationships to ensure successful partnerships and proper capabilities are established.

- Perform related work as required.


Your “Landing” will be smooth if you meet the following requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Procurement and Contract Management, or a related degree and minimum nine (9) years of experience in leading procurement, supplier and business diversity, and strategic business compliance, with previous leadership experience required, or equivalent education and years of experience

- Certification from an accredited procurement program such as National Contracts Management Association or National Institute of Government Purchasing preferred

- Knowledge of theories, principles, and practices of public procurement, supply chain management, contract law, and strategic sourcing The Columbus Regional Airport Authority is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, and all other groups or classes protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The Authority does not tolerate violence or drug use in the workplace.

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Contact Info

Name: Cammi Wing
Phone: 614-239-6144