Purchasing Manager

  • Company: Weld County Government
  • Location: Greeley, Colorado 80631
  • Salary: $100,313 to $127,135
  • Date Posted: March 13, 2023


We are looking for a Purchasing Manager that has good management skills, market researching tactics, negotiation skills and strong communication skills. If this describes you, we want you to join our Purchasing Team! Under the CFO, the Purchasing Manager is responsible for policy development, oversight and management of county solicitations, awards, and contracts to ensure timely, comprehensive, compliant, and ethical procurement activity. This position provides leadership and guidance to the daily and strategic procurement activities of all county departments. The Purchasing Manager mentors a staff that has a direct impact on all aspects of the solicitation and procure-to-pay process and promotes transparency and cost savings. The Purchasing Manager position engages and collaborates with the Board of County Commissioners, senior leadership, and key stakeholders within the county including the County Attorney’s Office, project managers, and departments leadership.


Required Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or related field from an accredited college or university or commensurate purchasing experience determined to be equivalent.

Required Experience:

• Five (5) years of increasingly responsible purchasing experience in a management or senior role with either government or private industry.

Preferred Experience:

• Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Public Procurement Analyst (CPPO), or similar certifications.

• Demonstrated use in the development, implementation, and use of data-based systems to drive strategic procurement decisions.

• Procurement experience with a government agency.

• Experience with solicitation and contracting methodologies for construction projects.

• Experience with ERP implementation.

Application Process

Please apply at:

Contact Info

Name: Cheryl Pattelli