Procurement and Operations Manager

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Chief Business Officers & Vice Presidents
Employment Type
Full Time

General Description: The Procurement Operations and Enablement Manager reports to the Director of Purchasing Operations and is a key member of the Procurement Team. This position serves as the project manager for all procurement operations related initiatives and is responsible for daily management of the procurement operations, including overall transactional procurement execution and supply chain operations.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Overall responsibility for day-to-day procurement operations and owns the continued improvement of the user experience as it relates to all procurement processes.
  • Manages the transactional purchasing team, developing standard procedures and ongoing training to improve process cycle time and end user experience.
  • Manages relationships, acting as central point of contact for performance issues, regular reviews, and development of requirements and modifications.
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of improved procurement processes, including optimization of the procure-to-pay processes based on business needs and strategic objectives.
  • Develops specialized reporting and informational queries to support procurement operations and customer service.
  • Develops, leads, & executes project management deliverables, including business requirements documents, detailed project plans, milestone charts, etc.
  • Performs business process reengineering and workflow studies to drive improvements in Procurement operations effectiveness and scalability.
  • Benchmarks purchasing’s current state and develops plans for leading the procurement effort to procure-to-pay (P2P) excellence.
  • Prioritizes tasks consistent with meeting overall organizational goals.
  • Builds relationships and networks with multiple functions and at the leadership levels.
  • Performs other related projects and duties as requested.

Special Skills and Knowledge:


  • Comprehensive understanding of PO process and requisition to payment processes.
  • Solid working knowledge of the procure to pay applications and surrounding business processes for procurement.
  • Strong collaborative skills, positive attitude, high energy and results orientation.
  • Strong detail orientation and process improvement focus.
  • Proven ability to manage and motivate professional staff toward successful results.
  • Exceptional ability to effectively articulate difficult ideas and concepts through clear and concise verbal and/or written communication.
  • Must be able to think critically and structure creative solutions to ambiguous and difficult challenges.
  • Must be able to hit demanding deadlines without requiring constant follow-up.
  • Must be able to re-order project priorities on short-notice and adapt to changing requirements.
  • Must possess strong conflict management and facilitation skills.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Finance, Accounting, Technology or Engineering. Advanced degree in related discipline preferred.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible work experience supporting procurement projects, programs and systems in a complex, procure-to-pay (P2P) environment.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications

Classified Title: Procurement Operations & Enablement Mana
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/JH at Keswick
Department name: Buying
Personnel area: University Administration

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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