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Contracting & Supplier Relationship Manager
BYU Idaho – Rexburg, ID

Official Title Contracting & Supplier Relationship Manager
Department Purchasing & Travel
Position Type Administrative
Position Summary

Develop, establish, then manage relationships with suppliers through best sourcing practices; build relationships with campus personnel to achieve the role of the Purchasing & Travel office in the procurement process; negotiating contractual terms that support BYU-Idaho needs and promote the mission of the university and acting as its agent; protect the tithing funds and minimize risk by careful management of spend in areas of responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
This position requires seasoned contract negotiation and relationship management skills, with mastery of supply chain principles generally acquired through a bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management or related discipline, plus 8 years of professional work experience, or a master’s degree in a business field with similar professional disciplines plus 5 years of professional work experience.

Skill Set:
Build strong business partnerships
Negotiate contractual agreements
Possess strong analytical background
Exhibit strong interpersonal communication
Understand the needs of internal customers
Leverage existing Church contracts
Demonstrate experience with high-dollar projects
Understand IT processes and contracts (preferred)
License or Certification: Strongly desired Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or equivalent credentials.

Work Schedule
Generally, Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm. Additional hours may be required, including weekends and evenings, based on supplier availability and project needs. Travel will be required to meet with various contract suppliers, perform product site visits, source products, and attend training to maintain industry certification. Special circumstances in the work schedule (e.g., travel, shift work, weekend/holiday work, on-call, other).

Anticipated Start Date March 2018
Pay Rate General information available to applicants.
Posting Date 01/04/2018
Closing Date 01/30/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions

Please attach your resume and cover letter at the time your application is finalized and submitted. Attachments can be either a MS Word document or a pdf file (recommended). Cover letters may appropriately be addressed to Selection Committee, if desired. No reference letters are being accepted for this opening.

Please complete each section of the application in detail; do not overlook completing the employment experience section as it requests some information not commonly found in resumes. Failure to provide requested information within the application will affect consideration of your materials.

The application includes several essay questions specific to this posting. When completing your materials, please plan for sufficient time to answer the questions. Answers can be up to 1200 characters (including spaces) and must be the original, independent work of the applicant.

Contact Info
Brittany Shipp
Employment Coordinator
BYU-Idaho Human Resources
(208) 496-1130

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