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Director, Procurement - Procurement and Contracting - FT - Day - 69899-1A

Updated: Jun 4, 2024
Location: Anaheim
Job Type:
Department: Procurement and Contracting


Position Number: 41094114

Reports to: Exec Dir Virtual Health & CPO

Working Title: Dir, Procurement

Cost Center: Procurement and Contracting (428421) 

Bargaining Unit: No Bargaining Unit

FLSA: Exempt

Date Created: 5/31/2024

Job Code: 000608

Hours: 40

Shift: Not Applicable

FTE: 1



Position Summary: 

Responsible for oversight and management of the procurement function across the health system. Responsible for developing and implementing procurement strategies to support the efficient and cost-effective acquisition of goods and services necessary for the delivery of exceptional patient care and operational excellence. Lead continuous improvement initiatives to streamline procurement processes, enhance workflow efficiency, and drive cost savings. Implement best practices, standardize procedures, and leverage technology solutions to automate manual tasks and improve data accuracy. Plans activities related to the procurement function in order to meet assigned objectives. Receives procurement department assignments in the form of objectives with discretion to determine the process by which to meet goals. Exercises judgment within defined policies to determine appropriate action. Uses professional concepts and organizational guidelines to resolve more complex procurement issues.



Total Compensation

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our: 

Compensation practices (https://www.hr.uci.edu/partnership/totalrewards/compensation.php) and 

Benefits (https://careersucirvine.ttcportals.com/pages/benefits). 


Salary Range: 


Annual Rate  Minimum  $123,500.00                         Midpoint               $182,700.00                         Maximum              $241,900.00


Required Qualifications:



Management skills required to lead department, including management of staff performance and development, team building and communications, resolution of issues and conflicts, review and approval of work, and hiring and training employees

Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills required in interacting with both internal and external resources across the health system

Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience and training

Thorough knowledge of the procurement function with broad understanding of procurement objectives and initiatives.

Skills associated with directing a procurement function ensuring adherence to procurement practices and guidelines.

Demonstrated strong and effective written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to negotiate with vendors and gain cooperation of others.



Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php 

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. 

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Physical, Mental, & Environmental Demands

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.


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