Assist director in planning, coordinating, and managing operations of the agency having a countywide effect. Provide direction, instructions and technical assistance to the agency. Monitor and assist in the management of certain operations of the agency. Review all purchasing contracts for accuracy and legality prior to submission to the Board of Commissioners. Research, develop, and administer purchasing assignments and/or special projects as directed by director or county administration.
Assist the director in developing and implementing countywide policies and procedures for acquisition of goods and services. Manage administrative review and oversee that all county offices and agencies are in compliance with the statutory requirements of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) as it relates to procurement functions. Support and provide guidance to County agency staff as well as senior leadership, County Administration, and elected officials. Manage and oversee that the mail processing is consistent with U.S. Postal regulations. Responsible for handling technological improvements in all areas of purchasing and mail processing to achieve cost savings and improve customer service. Ensure the purchasing department is in compliance with the ORC, Ohio Administrative Rules, county rules, regulations, policies, procedures, purchasing and the collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME Ohio Council 8, Local 2049. Manage staff, prepare and administer employee evaluations, and oversee and manage the daily operations of the Purchasing Department and the Mail Services Division. Attend and participate in general session and briefing and provide assistance when needed. Attend weekly senior staff meetings in absence of director. Support policy development and outreach activities related to diversity and inclusion efforts in vendor engagement and County procurement.
Supervise assigned staff by reviewing and approving timesheets, maintaining standards. Provide day-to-day management of assigned team. Prepare for and participate in staff meetings. Assist, train, develop and encourage staff in the performance of their duties throughout the year. Develop, set up and provide direction to staff. Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
These duties are illustrative only and you may perform some or all of these duties or other job-related duties as assigned.