The Procurement Manager is responsible for managing the contracts and purchasing activities in the procurement department by planning, developing and coordinating contract procurement, including grant administration, and overseeing purchasing functions. This position provides guidance to various departments in determining the appropriate method of procurement while complying with legislative regulations and internal policies, in addition to providing assistance in the development of policies and procedures related to procurement and contracting.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and three years in public procurement, and supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisory experience is required. Procurement and contracts experience in a public agency is preferred.
About Port of Longview
Operating since 1921, the Port of Longview has eight marine terminals and waterfront industrial property spanning 835 acres on the deep-draft Columbia River, 66 miles from the Pacific Ocean in Southwest Washington state.
The Port plays an important role in economic development by creating jobs in manufacturing and international trade. Here at the Port, we develop infrastructure to support these jobs, creating a positive economic ripple that strengthens the local community.
International trade has grown since 1921, and the types of cargos handled by the Port have diversified. Our cargo handling specialties include all types of bulk cargos and breakbulk commodities such as steel, lumber, logs, grain, minerals, fertilizers, pulp, paper, wind energy, project and heavy-lift cargo.