|Title||Director of Contract Services|
At the MHEC we have a strong and creative team of professionals whose common goals is to produce the best possible publically bid consortium contracts for use by our over 780 members. Our staff collaborates to produce high quality consortium contracts and to provide superior customer service to our members and suppliers. Currently we have an opportunity for a creative and dynamic procurement professional to join our team as the Director of Contract Services. This position will report directly to the MHEC Executive Director and will be considered part of the MHEC leadership team. The person in this position is expected to have a strong work ethic and will lead and manage the MHEC contract development team to develop and deliver the highest quality contract services on behalf of the MHEC membership.
|Responsibilities, Duties, and Functions of this Position||
4 year college degree in a related field required (Partial exception for experience may be considered)
7-10 years of Strategic Sourcing or Procurement Experience
Demonstrated ability to develop bid documents and create complex contracts
Previous contract negotiation experience
Strong writing and public speaking skills
MCPPO designation or ability to obtain within 18 months of hire
Other procurement certifications will be considered
Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, as well as Excel and Access databases required
Previous management and leadership experience
The expected hiring salary range will be $80,000-$85,000, based on experience.
The MHEC is headquartered at 505 East Pleasant Street in Amherst MA and for growth purposes will soon be relocating to 100 University Drive in Amherst Ma. The MHEC is a non-profit purchasing consortium comprised of over 780 members. The MHEC provides high quality contracts which provide substantial discounts, while also saving members valuable professional time and invaluable technical experience. Travel to member and supplier locations throughout New England is required. Some overnight travel will be required.
|Application Link and Instructions||
The Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Cover letters and resumes will be accepted until June 13th, 2017.
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Human Resources, MHEC, 505 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003.