Director of Procurement
The Director of Procurement is responsible for providing leadership and technical expertise to the Procurement Division. The procurement processes performed by the Division include but are not limited to: the timely and economical acquisition of products and services; ensuring negotiated procurements provide maximum value for dollars expensed; negotiating and managing Laboratory procurements through completion and closeout; administering the Laboratory's procurement credit card program and blanket purchase agreements; providing market research and sourcing advice to requisitioners; supporting the DOE mandated small business subcontracting goals; ensuring compliance with applicable procurement rules and regulations; and maintaining records in accordance with Laboratory policy.
Bachelor's Degree in related field required. A minimum 10 years experience in supply chain, procurement or relevant business experience with progressively increasing responsibilities, with at least 5 years of management experience in the operation of a Procurement organization.
A minimum of 10 years experience in the negotiation and administration of contractual agreements with companies specializing in R&D systems working for the Government.
Extensive knowledge of FARs, DEARs and Uniform Commercial Code, with ample experience in all aspects of: pricing, negotiating and administering Federal government contracts; relevant procurement rules and regulations; advanced business principles; negotiating procedures; and cost/price and profit analysis.
Comprehensive skills in: determining the requirements of effective specifications; negotiating, administering and terminating contracts; determining appropriate cost/price and profit margins, and managing both managerial and technical meetings.
Knowledge of computer-based procurement systems; demonstrated skills using computers and various software, strong data analysis skills and ability to interpret complex data with respect to regulations and policies; and strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
Other copious required skills include: training and selection; verbal and written communication; budget management; strong analytical, decision-making, math and negotiation skills; and outstanding organizational, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills, working in a fast-paced environment.
High ethical standards representative of Princeton University's commitment to excellence.
Advanced degree preferred.
Experience working in a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) and/or National Laboratory;
Experience working with cost-type (cost reimbursable, time-and-material (T&M), and labor-hour), fixed-price and incentive-type subcontracts or Prime Contracts with companies specializing in a DOE or DOD environment;
A Certified Purchasing Manager Certificate and a Certified Professional Contract Manager Certificate.