Job Opportunity

Contracts/Procurement Manager
Butte County

Date Posted:

April 5, 2013


$68,872.13—$92,295.42 annually


The County of Butte seeks a qualified individual to serve as CONTRACTS / PROCUREMENT MANAGER Butte County.  Under direction of the General Services Director, plans, prepares, analyzes, organizes and directs development of solicitations and contracts for procurement of services, products and construction projects; provides guidance, training and document templates to assist County departments in the preparation of solicitations, proposal evaluation, contract negotiation, contract award and administration; reviews sole source recommendations and contracts prepared by County departments for approval/disapproval or recommendations to the Board of Supervisors for approval/disapproval.


The ideal Contracts/Procurement Manager for this highly visible position will possess a very sound character with a reputation for integrity above reproach. Public administration and contract development experience is necessary, as well as proficiency in the development of policy and good procedural methods and practices.
The Contracts/Procurement Manager must also possess superior people skills, and in particular, the ability to work and collaborate with all levels of management and staff. A high level of management and leadership abilities and a win/win conflict resolution style are also desired. The incumbent must enjoy negotiation and tactfully demonstrate exceptional skills in this area. To be successful in this position, the incumbent will be adept at working in a fast paced environment and not only be able to accept change, but be an agent of change. Patience and perseverance are hallmark traits of a seasoned Contracts Manager, with the ability to guide individuals into making the best choices possible.

How To Apply:

Applications will be accepted until 04/17/2013 5:00 pm.  Learn more about this opportunity and apply online at or search Butte County Human Resources.  If you have questions you can email Rob Barth

Final Deadline:

May 1, 2013 at 5 pm

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