Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
The Strategic Sourcing Officer is responsible for establishing and maintaining strategic relationships with internal customers, outside suppliers and other business partners. This position analyzes commodity spend across the enterprise, works with customers to identify and understand needs, leads commodity strategy development efforts, qualifies and selects strategic sourcing partners from outside industry, and manages related content and supplier relationships in the University e-procurement marketplace. Primary focus will be managing the professional services category, core University expenditures such as facilities, special projects, and contract review.
The position is also responsible for coordinating with corresponding specialty commodities in the Higher Education Consortium's multiple systems and identifying leveraged spend opportunities that will benefit the University. The Strategic Sourcing Officer interfaces with senior strategic sourcing leadership and decision makers across the University and works collaboratively to develop and complete strategic sourcing initiatives; manages spend and influences procurement activities for specialized commodities; and acts in a consultative role with departments throughout the University by determining how the Procurement organization can assist each department in achieving their goals.
Exempt entry level (Level I) Hiring Range: $52,400 - $65,500 Minimum 1-3 years experience performing procurement functions in a strategic sourcing/supply management setting.
Experienced level (Level II) Hiring Range: $57,850 - $72,300 Minimum 3-5 years experience performing moderately complex procurement functions in a strategic sourcing/supply management setting.
Expert level (Level III) Hiring Range: $70,500 - $88,100 Minimum 5-7 years experience performing high level, complex procurement functions in a strategic sourcing/supply management setting.
Boston College conducts background checks, including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
* Bachelor's degree.
Preferred: * Certification by a recognized professional organization; including: Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO), Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Associate in Contract Management (CACM), Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM), or Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) is strongly desired.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.