City of Sunnyvale
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Job Description

Visitors and residents enjoy Sunnyvale's beautiful, clean suburban setting, efficient, high-quality city services, low crime rate, quality schools, and 18 prize-winning parks.

We are looking for an experienced public procurement professional to lead the Purchasing Division in the Department of Finance. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high level of proficiency with all different types of solicitations including Requests for Proposals, Invitations to Bid, Requests for Qualifications, as well as cooperative, leveraged procurements. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment which emphasizes collaboration and innovation.

Working for Sunnyvale as the Purchasing Officer will be both challenging and rewarding as the city continues to increase the number of major projects implemented throughout the city. The centralized procurement division leads procurements for all goods and services, including complex public works, software, equipment, and consultant procurements. Under general direction of the Director of Finance, the Purchasing Officer leads the division, including leading and executing both complex and straight forward procurements.  The Purchasing Officer also ensures compliance with all local, State, and Federal requirements on construction, goods, and service procurements while participating as a member of the Finance Department’s leadership team.

The City of Sunnyvale offers:

•    generous medical, dental, and vision benefits including retiree medical insurance
•    a contribution of 4% of the 7% employee contribution to CalPERS for classic members
•    2% contribution to a deferred compensation plan.

A complete application packet consists of a city employment application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The final filing date for this position is September 25, 2023.  For complete information regarding this opportunity and to apply, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov, click on City Jobs.

Salary $148,272.00 - $185,340.00 Annually