Director of Purchasing and Contract Compliance

Organization: Fulton County, Georgia
Salary: The salary range is $97,205 to $157,475
Close Date: Open until Filled

Job Description:

Fulton County, Georgia is currently recruiting a Director of Purchasing and Contract Compliance. With more than 1 million residents and a General Fund budget of $634 million, the County provides a full range of services that includes Fire, Police, Courts and Justice System, Health and Human Services, and General Services and Public Works.

The County is prosperous and growing and continues to attract new residents and businesses to a high quality and diverse community. As home to many Fortune 500 companies and the world’s busiest airport, Fulton County serves as a commercial and transportation center. The City of Atlanta and 13 additional cities are located in Fulton County. This affords residents the unique opportunity of enjoying both a popular metropolitan area and small towns that combine cultural opportunities, professional sports teams, and great restaurants with a reasonable cost of living and affordable housing.

Fulton County has a Commission-Manager form of government with seven elected Commissioners serving four-year concurrent terms. The Commission appoints the County Manager who administers the day-to-day operations of the County. The Director will serve at the pleasure of the County Manager.

The Director of Purchasing and Contract Compliance is responsible for overseeing a centralized system for the procurement of supplies, equipment, goods and services; compliance with County and State procurement and contracting policies and laws; and administration of the County’s Non-Discrimination in Purchasing and Contracting Ordinance. The Department has 42 employees and an annual budget of $3.75 million.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or related field (Master’s degree is preferred) and at least seven years of progressively responsible experience in purchasing and four years supervisory experience that includes managing procurement operations within a large-scale public sector organization.

The competitive candidate will have experience in organizing and writing purchasing code and streamlining processes. Strong management skills will aid the Department to improve morale, examine strategic processes and develop staff.

The salary range is $97,205 to $157,475 and the County offers an excellent benefits package. The position is considered open until filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

Sam Trager, Managing Consultant
Slavin Management Consultants
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848

Note: Under Georgia Open Records Laws, all resumes for this recruitment are public documents and will be provided to the media upon request. Please call prior to submitting your resume if confidentiality is important to you.


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