As provided by the fiscal policies established by the Regents and authority delegated to the President and the Chancellor, finance and resource management is the responsibility of the UCSF Senior Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration; Chancellor's authority is delegated to the Chief Procurement Officer (the CPO). The CPO is responsible for the purchase of materials, goods, and services for the San Francisco campus of the University of California as well as policy, regulatory, and legal oversight of the procurement and contracting processes. Under the direction of the Senior Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer, the CPO provides direction and oversight over UCSF's organizations, programs, and policies that enable procurement of goods and services, strategic sourcing, logistics distribution, and business contracts for the procurement of business, services, and contracting with consultants and other business partners. This also includes providing advice to faculty on consulting agreements for all UCSF schools. This person is also designated as UCSF's official Material Manager and is responsible for compliance enforcement of Regents Bylaws and President's Office policies and as such bears the front-line institution risk for these areas.
Directs a large supply chain management organization involving diverse functions. Develops organizational policies and authorize their implementation. Provides advice, guidance and assistance to the senior leadership to the organization. Represents the organization in system wide meetings and discussions. Provides director to senior managers in various areas, groups and/ or operations.
Makes final decisions for the organization and ensures achievement of objectives. Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of the division or the organization as a whole.
The person must be reliable and flexible who demonstrates and promotes the UCSF PRIDE values of Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence in all aspects of their work and conduct.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.