The Tucson Airport Authority is looking for a Director of Procurement. This position provides daily management and oversight of TAA’s contracting/purchasing department. The position is directly involved in the procurement of airport professional services, complex design/construction contracts, airport concessions and other goods/services that must be in compliance with federal, state, local laws and regulations.
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4 year college/university with a major in Business Administration, Finance or a related field, a minimum of 5 years of progressive relevant professional experience, including at least 2 years administering large, complex public procurements/contracts. Experience with design/construction contracting is required. Professional procurement certification a plus. Additional years of advanced contracting experience may be considered as a substitute for attainment of a Bachelor’s degree. Must obtain a Bachelor’s degree within 2 years of employment with TAA.
Annual starting rate: $73,548.80 - $99,174.40
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Annual starting rate is depending on qualifications. The top of the range is reserved for ideal candidates who closely match TAA's business needs.
About Tucson Airport Authority
The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) is a unique nonprofit organization developed by business leaders, and created through Arizona state charter in 1948; it is certificated to operate an airport system that consists of Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Ryan Airfield (RYN). In addition to serving general aviation and military users, TUS serves the commercial passenger and air cargo needs of metro Tucson, southern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico. RYN serves a general aviation reliever airport for TUS and is popular amongst transient pilots for recreational use.
Mission Statement: Promote aviation and foster economic development by strategically planning, developing and operating the most effective and efficient airport system in southern Arizona.