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Procurement Manager

Corporate | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles (VOALA) is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Procurement Strategy
    • Develop procurement policies and procedures in conjunction with Controller and in compliance with government procurement regulations
    • Evaluate which products and services should be procured centrally
    • Evaluate procurement efficiencies
  • Procurement processes
    • Work with program managers to conduct procurement bids including preparation of bid packages, and documentation of bids and vendor selections
    • Conduct preferred vendor procurement bids
    • Experience with government procurement regulations preferred
  • Procurement administration
    • Train program managers in procurement processes and monitor adherence to process
    • Manage preferred vendor bid schedule

Requirements:

  • AA degree with an accounting or business focus (or the experience equivalent); Bachelors preferred
  • 2-3 years’ experience with procurement activities
  • Certified Professional in Supply Management
  • Must have knowledge of pertinent Federal regulations
  • Ability to work well with people, detail oriented
  • Works independently to ensure compliance
  • Results focused to ensure all timelines are met
  • Experience with training on procurement processes

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE/AA