Global Procurement Manager

Community Organized Relief Effort

· CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) is a relief organization based in Los Angeles, California. CORE is currently providing its support in multiple states in the United States and communities around the world. CORE’s efforts are driven by a focus on equity, locally hired staff, and an investment that starts from within the community and adapts to its dynamic needs.

· CORE is seeking an experienced Procurement Manager to join the Global Procurement and Logistics Department. Under the supervision of the Sr. Director of Global Procurement and Logistics, this position manages CORE’s national and international procurement teams. The Global Procurement Manager will prepare, review, and source solicitations, negotiate contracts and manage the procurement teams and processes for a wide variety of products, services, and vendors. This Manager ensures all procurement transactions meet ethical standards and comply with applicable laws and regulations. These responsibilities require an attention to detail, excellent writing skills and close coordination with other professional and technical staff as well as CORE’s international Offices, Leadership and staff, bidders, and vendors.

Main Responsibilities

    • · Review procurement packages
      – · Source needed goods and services
      – · Manage, develop, maintain, and evaluate supplier/vendor performance
      – · Maintain adequate procurement records and supporting documentation such as items or services purchased, cost, delivery, product quality, performance, and inventories
      – · Review issued purchase orders, contracts and purchase items at best possible cost, quality, and value.
      – · Negotiate contracts including pricing, terms, and conditions as well as volume agreements with suppliers. cost, delivery, product quality, performance, and inventories.
      – · Resolve supplier accounting problems, reconcile returns, and expedite shipping and delivery issues (including import/export)
      – · Run shortage report and analyze immediate needs for materials and/or components to maintain uninterrupted production flow
      – · Help manage inventory levels throughout all CORE-controlled warehouses


    • · A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in national and international procurement sourcing, contract management, administration or related area is required
      – · At least three (3) years of direct firsthand management level procurement is required.
      – · Experience in acquisition of strategic, high value and complex scope of goods and services from worldwide sources and for diversified clients in multiple countries is required.
      – · Mastery of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
      – · Experience in Managing a procurement team that handles the acquisition of diversified categories of goods and services to support multiple clients is desirable.

Skills and Competencies

    • · Experience working with a Systems, Application and Products (SAP) system or otherEnterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is desirable.
      – · Good command of spoken and written English, being Bilingual is a plus
      – · Understanding of basic storeroom and warehousing operations for Food and Non-Food-Items is a plus
      – · Previous experience with e-Procurement System such as Sage / SAP or other ERP is desired
      – · Familiar with MS. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Smartsheet, and Outlook

How to apply

Please apply directly on our website:

Closing date: 11/30/2022