The Deputy Procurement Officer is a new position that will join two existing Deputies within the Purchasing Office. This new position will be responsible for overseeing many of the Programs and Services within the Procurement Leadership and Procurement Support areas of our operations. At this time, this position will be responsible for approximately 20 or more direct and indirect employees.
The position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Business or Public Administration, or related field plus eight (8) years of experience in a related field, of which two (2) years were in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
A Master’s Degree may substitute for required experience up to two (2) years.
The City of Austin is a progressive, full-service municipal organization operating under the Council-Manager form of government. The Austin City Council City has a 10-1 council system with an at-large Mayor and Council Members that represent 10 single member districts. The Mayor and Council Members serve in their respective seats for four years and cannot be elected to more than two consecutive terms. The City Council appoints the City Manager who is the chief administrative and executive officer of the City. The City Council and City Manager are committed to their mission of delivering the highest quality services in the most cost-effective manner.