Procurement Manager III

  • Company: DeKalb County School District
  • Location: Stone Mountain, Georgia 30084 United States
  • Salary: $86,983 to $129,424
  • Date Posted: May 22, 2023


Supervises the centralized day-to-day purchasing functions, including requisition and purchase order processing, vendor registration, and purchasing card management for both capital and noncapital projects; supervises the solicitation process for purchases or contracts with the estimated cost of $100k or more; Oversees the district’s employee travel reimbursement process.

• Develops and maintains purchasing policies and procedural manuals; Recommends purchasing policy and procedure within the limits of delegated authority and in accordance with DCSD Board of Education Purchasing DJE, DJEG.

• Ensures purchasing is compliant with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, BOE purchasing policies, and industry best practices.

• Delegates authority and assigns work to subordinate staff commensurate with their qualification. Reviews the work of staff members to ensure compliance with applicable laws, policies, and procedures. Assists in decisions regarding hiring, discipline, and promotion of subordinates; review performance reports and rate employees’ performances.

• Ensures training of employees in the procedures and techniques required in the performance of assigned duties. Assists staff by providing technical guidance and direction.

• Serves as a Research and Implementation Team member for strategic projects, including the Purchasing Card Program, Tyler Munis ERP Software, web-based vendor registration, employee travel management systems, eProcurement, and other projects as identified.

• Develops and manages complex/critical bids, requests for proposals, requests for information, sourcing efforts, quotations, supplier pre-qualifications, negotiations, performance analysis, contract disputes, and contract administration.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Procurement, Business Administration, or closely related field from a Georgia Professional Standards Commission approved accredited college or university required.

• Minimum three (3) years of progressive managerial/administrative level experience in a related industry field required.

• Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) by the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council or equivalent preferred.

Application Process

Contact Info

Name: Carla Smith
Phone: 678-676-0120