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PURCHASING MANAGER

Yakima County Human Resources Department   Yakima, WA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on February 3, 2021

PURCHASING MANAGER

Sr Program Analyst

Salary Range: $28.64 - $33.71 per hour (Increment 1 - 9)

Position is open until filled.

First round of applications will be reviewed after February 16, 2021


There is one Purchasing Manager vacancy in Financial Services. This position directs and manages, with full fiscal authority, all operational aspects as they relate to procurement, contract and grants management for Yakima County. Maintains expert knowledge of regulatory requirements and develops, implements and monitors strategic processes regarding selection and sourcing goods and services, including but not limited to those for public services, technical and professional consulting, architectural and engineering, construction and infrastructure maintenance and repair. Must build strong relationships and commitments with supplier/vendor businesses and can negotiate contracts and agreements to maximize benefits on behalf of Yakima County.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Accounting, or Related Field plus five years of progressive, directly related experience in the field, 2 years of which shall be in a supervisory or managerial capacity with budgetary, policy, and procedural administration responsibilities and accountability; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to perform the duties of this position. Interested applicants must apply online at:https://yakimacounty.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/YakimaCountyWA/job/Yakima-County-Courthouse/Purchasing-Manager_R283 . The position closes is open until filled. First round of applicants will be reviewed after February 16, 2021. For information, contact the Yakima County Human Resources Department at (509) 574-2210 or human.resources@co.yakima.wa.us. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability