County of Santa Clara, California

County of Santa Clara, California
San Jose, CA

Deputy Director of Procurement
Annual salary range: $186,136 to $238,825
Filing date: Friday, July 8, 2022.

Santa Clara County is seeking a Deputy Director of Procurement.

The Deputy Director of Procurement will occupy a key management role. Reporting to the Director of Procurement, this position will assist in the planning, organizing, and managing of all activities and staff within the centralized procurement system for all contracts, supplies, equipment and services. The Deputy Director of Procurement is the second-in-command position within the Procurement Department and as such will assume all duties and responsibilities of the Director in the Director’s absence and is designated as a disaster service worker.

The Deputy Director shall spearhead efforts of aligning the purchasing and contracting process with the procure-to-pay, cloud-based technology provided by Ariba to streamline the County’s procurement functions as the various modules are implemented. The Deputy Director will establish business metrics related to business operations, including leading management teams, with a primary responsibility for translating business/program vision and strategy into operational tactics and building the necessary organization support and infrastructure. The incumbent will assist in managing the decentralized contracting and governance divisions and develop and administer policies and procedures for contracting and purchasing including property disposal and P-Card purchases.

To view additional qualifications and submit your résumé, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) please go to our website:

For additional information contact:

Paula Adams
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3350

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Santa Clara County is an equal opportunity employer.

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