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Director, Sourcing & Contracting

Company: CoreCivic
Location: Brentwood
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. CoreCivic is currently seeking a Director, Sourcing & Contracting located at our corporate office in Brentwood, TN. Come join a team that is dedicated to making an impact for the people and communities we serve.Who We Are:CoreCivic is a diversified government solutions company with the scale and experience needed to solve tough government challenges in cost-effective ways. We provide a broad range of solutions to government partners that serve the public good through high-quality corrections and detention management, innovative and cost-saving government real estate solutions, and a growing network of residential reentry centers to help address America's recidivism crisis. We are the nation's largest owner of partnership correctional, detention and residential reentry facilities and have been a flexible and dependable partner for government for more than 30 years.What We Have:

  • More than just a job but the start of a successful career!
  • Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
  • Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
  • PTO & paid holidays.
  • Paid job training & other great incentives.What You Get To Do:The Director, Sourcing & Contracting works closely with FSC staff and facilities to identify and qualify new sources of supply and to develop those businesses as competitive, quality suppliers to CoreCivic. Develops high level, best practice sourcing strategies and outlines realistic achievable and progressive goals and objectives for long-term sourcing sustainability and competitiveness. Drives procurement compliance with customer/agency contractual requirements by proactively creating positive synergies between internal customers, purchasing staff and vendors to achieve common goals.
    • Collaborates proactively with internal and external subject matter experts to identify corrections-specific equipment and supplies from traditional and new vendors to assure best value relative to price, quality and service.
    • Identifies and qualifies regional and local small diverse vendors. Works closely with Purchasing Department staff and consultants to assure diversity businesses are included in solicitations for product and services.
    • Writes clear and detailed product and performance specifications, creates appropriate proposals for a wide range of equipment, supplies and services, ranging from common to technically complex, multi-faceted requirements.
    • Develops and publishes solicitations of all types including but not limited to requests for information and proposals, reverse auctions, sealed bids; analyzes responses to same; and presents recommendations to management.
    • Visits vendor manufacturing and distribution facilities to perform a site analysis and prepare a vendor scorecard relative to capabilities and abilities. Evaluates quality measurement practices and principles such as six sigma in manufacturing and distribution.
    • Works with Legal staff to create contracts and agreements for the intended purpose and with assurances to protect CoreCivic's interests and minimize risk relative to the procurement of products and services sourced.
    • Works with preferred vendors to document and support their efforts to meet or exceed established key performance indicators relative to product quality and performance.
    • Assists in developing responses to agency customers' request for proposals relative to specified supply product requirements.
    • Benchmarks progress toward achieving specific goals and reports results to management as required by contract.
    • Domestic travel may be required.Qualifications:
      • Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business or other acceptable related field is required.
      • Five years of procurement experience with an emphasis on sourcing and negotiating supporting multiple operations/facilities is required, as well as specific and demonstrable experience in developing, promoting, and implementing best practices in contracting, sourcing, vendor performance management, in a large corporate environment.
      • Experience using technology based solutions and software applications for purchasing and materials management is required.
      • Experience with the contracting process relative to procurement terms, conditions and rights of contracting parties required.
      • Excellent written and oral communications, presentation, and relationship and team building skills required.
      • C.P.M. (Certified Purchasing Manager) or equivalent certification from a recognized institution or agency preferred.
      • Minimum Age Requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.
      • A valid driver's license is required.CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE - including Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: CoreCivic, Nashville , Director, Sourcing & Contracting, Executive , Brentwood, Tennessee

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