The Procurement Office is responsible for leading and overseeing the Library’s procurement activities, including sourcing suppliers, contract management, organizational spend management, and risk management. The Procurement team designs and executes processes that enable effective procurement of goods and services from qualified suppliers while ensuring compliance with audit and business control requirements. Partnering with departments across the organization, the team delivers high quality procurement services that maximize the Library’s purchasing power and take advantage of savings opportunities.
The Director of Strategic Procurement and Risk Management oversees the negotiating, structuring, and management of significant contracts that establish business relationships with vendors, customers and/or partners for the organization. Builds strong collaborative relationships across the Library, particularly in high procurement activity areas such as Capital Planning, Technology, and Library Services. Establishes and maintains best practices, inclusive of library-wide policies and procedures for the procurement of goods and services.