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Procurement Manager

Finance and Accounting | 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
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law