Management of purchasing, inventory, distribution and vendor management functions of the credit union and its subsidiary CUSOs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop, recommend and establish as approved by executive management, enterprise-wide policies, procedures and guidelines related to materials acquisition, maintenance of inventories, distribution, vendors and other third-party providers.
Employ available technologies to minimize manual processes related to purchasing, maintenance of inventories, distribution and vendor management.
Ensure appropriate management and accounting control over purchasing, inventories, distribution and vendors, and enterprise-wide compliance with related policies and procedures.
Develop, recommend and establish as directed by executive management, vendor and third-party provider due-diligence standards and procedures and maintain all enterprise-wide due-diligence records.
Develop, recommend and establish as directed by executive management, enterprise-wide contract standards to ensure timely and efficient vendor performance and compliance with related laws and regulations.
Review vendor and third-party contracts and relationships to identify, quantify and report to executive management the contractual risks assumed by Alaska USA in such business relationships.
Ensure the completeness and timely maintenance of the enterprise-wide contract data base.
Coordinate and mediate issues arising among vendors or third-party providers and departments within the organization, as necessary.
Perform other duties as assigned. Qualification Requirements:
Education - Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Business Administration, Finance, Logistics, Supply Management or other related field.
Experience Required - Minimum of ten years experience in a similar position.
Skills - Knowledge of purchasing, contracting, expense management and inventory control systems and procedures. Requires strong organizational, communication and human-relations skills. Prior experience developing and implementing policies and procedures for an enterprise with multiple locations and lines of business. Professional purchasing or supply management certification such as a CPM preferred.
Tenure - Five to twenty years depending upon prior experience, certification, education and demonstrated performance.
Alaska USA is no half-baked financial institution. The member-owned credit union provides financial services to more than 435,000 members...