Function as an expert technical authority and consultant with responsibility for planning, formulating, implementing and evaluating effective business planning and use of contracted products and services to accomplish program mission requirements.

More Uses of the Chief Procurement Officer Toolkit:

  • Negotiate lowest possible landed cost based on product specifications, quality, service levels, and industry conditions.
  • Contribute actively to Budget and Long Range Plan cycles providing the strategic alignment and link to operational projects and targets.
  • Secure that your operation complies; exercises sound and rational judgment in application of established procurement principles.
  • Arrange that your project enables group Chief Procurement Officer to effectively deliver procurement excellence strategy and goals at SBU.
  • Write report of the results based upon the review to the Chief Procurement Officer for Project Delivery.
  • Warrant that your corporation complies; analysts also collaborate with other team members to implement projects, help to maintain and/or analyze operational data, and interact with external stakeholders.
  • Confirm your operation provides system administration and maintenance of your organization contract tracking and management system; ensures system accuracy.
  • Evaluate existing acquisitions/procurements for performance, efficiency, value, and continuing need.
  • Analyze data and summarize research to support ongoing improvement in operations and service.
  • Ensure indirect suppliers are aligned with your low cost approach and held accountable for performance.
  • Audit: research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and suppliers reputation and performance history.
  • Manage work with procurement and the operations procurement teams to streamline and improve sourcing processes.
  • Ensure you forecast; build an indirect procurement center of excellence (CoE) to help transform indirect procurement.
  • Ensure you deliver; lead team of data engineers, reporting and data analysts, and developers to leverage industry standards around data oriented solutions.
  • Oversee: plan, develop and establish long and short range procurement and contracting plans, strategies and approaches for overall acquisitions.
  • Support operationalizing negotiated contracts and agreements, working with vendors and procurement resources to set up catalogs and other IT solutions to increase efficiency and compliance.
  • Lead the entire lifecycle (planning, design, implementation, maintenance) of operating systems, application software, and system management tools.
  • Enhance supplier development by communicating performance standards, developing joint improvement initiatives and actively soliciting formal feedback.
  • Confirm your organization ensures procurement activities are properly documented to meet legal and other requirements.
  • Utilize strategic sourcing tools to sustain continuous cost reduction programs for largest controllable expenditures.
  • Develop and implement category strategies and establish and maintain strategic relationships with suppliers to ensure successful implementation and support.
  • Secure that your design assesses applications and the associated data flow for risk to sensitive data, systems, or infrastructure.
  • Contribute significantly to the business as your organization is going through a phase of change and transformation.
  • Manage collection of supporting documentation (evidence) and serve as a member of the Procurement leadership Management Team to influence and support initiatives.
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on tasks.
  • Manage supplier development/relationships to ensure continuity of goods and services that meet the quality, service and price performance standards of your organization.
  • Develop security visibility by reviewing existing applications; conducting comprehensive review of threats; evaluating and analyzing relevant data points.
  • Assure your business maintains close contact with vendors to track purchase orders and negotiate best prices for goods.
  • Ensure your strategy reports any discrepancies or issued with the program or cardholders to the Chief Procurement Officer.
  • Manage: code of ethics or procedures to ensure that the behavior exhibited by your organization with the highest level of integrity, honesty, and transparency.

 

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