The New Jersey Judiciary seeks a professional individual to work under the general direction of the Court Executive or other management personnel, to supervise the daily functions and staff responsible for the purchase of goods and services; including supplies, equipment, furniture, commodities, and professional services ensuring compliance with state laws, regulations and Judiciary policies. This individual will conduct and oversee the Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Quotation (RFQ), Delegated Purchase Authority (DPA), Professional Service Statement of Work (PSSW) and Waiver of Advertising processes.
NOTE: Strong writing and communication skills are essential. Possession of either a Professional certification as a Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO), Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), or Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) is beneficial. Supervisory experience in Purchasing is desired.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Taking lead responsibility on complex projects;
Investigating and resolving complaints
Conducting expenditure analysis
Formulating procedures for staff and customers
Providing training and guidance to central office and vicinage finance division staff in purchasing-related matters.
Perform other related duties
Salary: $70,037.88 (Starting salary will normally be at the minimum but may go up to 15% above based on education and experience)
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and five years of professional experience, two years of which shall have included experience in purchasing.
Substitution: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional paraprofessional and/or professional experience on a year-for-year basis with one year of such experience being equal to 30 semester hour credits. An associate's degree and two years of additional paraprofessional and/or professional experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree. A master's degree may be substituted for one year of general experience as indicated above –OR– a law degree may be substituted for two years of general experience as indicated.
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act,” all persons newly hired by the Judiciary must establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey.
US citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.