The Air Force Academy Athletic Corporation located in Colorado Springs CO is looking for a Procurement Director.
The Procurement Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the overall operation for all AFAAC procurements and contracts including, but not limited to, purchasing, contract review and contracting systems management. The Director protects the best interest of AFAAC in Non-Cooperative Agreement purchasing matters and ensures compliance with applicable federal and state laws including 2 CFR 200, and the policies of the AFAAC.
Manage key relationships with CFO and department heads to ensure Procurement is involved in planning, strategy development and implementation of purchases and contractual needs.
Negotiate commercial and contract terms for various key areas with input from and consideration for specific department needs.
Manage supplier/vendor development and determine long-term strategy roadmap.
Prepares and approves all specifications for purchases, contracts, and analysis for departments.
In collaboration CFO and Finance Director, develops, writes and updates policies and procedures recommending improvements as necessary and/or required by regulation changes from the Federal Government, State, NCAA or best practices.
Provides efficient and effective purchasing, contracting, and credit card operations.
Develops and implements cost-saving measures, identifying waste and recommending improvements that consider procurement requirements as well as department needs and industry standards.
Generate and maintain AFAAC Purchasing and Contract reports.
Direct the preparation and review of all procurement and contractual documents including vendor selection, with Lowest Price, Technically Acceptable selection and department/industry requirements in mind.
Serves as a resource for questions regarding contract and purchase requisition evaluation.
Performs a documented review and analysis of all contracts, leases and agreements for AFAAC for required clauses to comply with federal and state regulations prior to routing for approval.
Monitors executed contracts for compliance with terms and conditions, to be done in support of project or event manager who is ultimately responsible for contract execution.
Responsible for education of Procurement policies and procedures to AFAAC coaches and staff as well as Government coaches and staff utilizing AFAAC funds.
May supervise or train additional personnel.
May work with various departments in all aspects of purchasing and acts as a liaison between AFAAC departments and vendors regarding contract and technical topics.
Primary administrator for the Contract Insight Contract Management System.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree with focus in business administration, management, finance or related areas.
Master’s degree in Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree preferred.
3 to 5+ years of proven procurement, supervising and leadership experience.
Experience with not-for-profit, college athletics and/or Federal grant procurement preferred.
Must have expertise with Word, Excel and contract management software.
Experience with Contract Insight a plus.
Must possess strong orientation to technology, vendor assessment and strategic sourcing.
Must have demonstrated ability to drive organizational change through effective communication, strong leadership and sound influencing.
Experience working in a highly matrixed environment consisting of a mix of employees, contractors, suppliers, and vendors.
Ability to manage multiple Procurements at once in a high-pressure environment.
Strong initiative, follow-up and mentality of collaborative teamwork coupled with strong personal accountability.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. and successfully pass a background check.
Air Force Academy Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
The AFAAC is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that supports and manages all of the Air Force Academy's athletics fundraising programs while also providing assistance with coaching, recruiting, ticketing, logistics and sports conference objectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.