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Date           PositionDescription
2018.04.17Purchasing Manager

The Village of Oswego and City of Yorkville are jointly hiring for a purchasing manager to oversee purchasing activities for both municipalities. The municipalities are seeking a results-driven purchasing professional who will guide and oversee purchasing processes for municipal departments. The purchasing manager will be responsible for setting and following procurement procedures in accordance with state and municipal regulations, identifying joint purchasing opportunities and working with departments to procure products and services in accordance with budget and operational needs.

The two communities have developed a culture of collaboration, including joint contracting and multiple intergovernmental agreements.  The Purchasing Manager will be employed by the Village of Oswego as outlined in an intergovernmental agreement between the two communities.  The Purchasing Manager will report to the Assistant Village Administrators of Oswego and Yorkville.

A successful candidate will have experience with reviewing and compiling requests for bids and requests for proposals, drafting and reviewing purchasing documents, overseeing bidding, helping to identifying sources, and tracking and reviewing invoices for products delivered.

A bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or a closely related field, a minimum of three years of professional experience in the purchasing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Municipal purchasing experience preferred. Valid driver’s license required.

Competitive compensation and benefits are offered. Salary range is $66,680 and $95,260, with starting salary anticipated to be between the $66,680 and $75,000 annually. Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, IMRF pension plan participation, and paid time off.

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and employment application to by 8 a.m. Monday, May 14.


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Assistant Village Administrator/Human Resource Director
Christina Burns