Procurement and Accounts Payable Manager | City of Naperville

Posted on Aug 11, 2022 and will remain open until filled.

Job Description

It’s a complex, critical, and transformative time to work in the procurement field, and innovative approaches to sourcing, negotiating, and purchasing supplies and services are more important than ever, especially in local government. If you are a seasoned procurement and financial professional who thrives on managing, directing, and coordinating the activities and personnel of a procurement team while developing and implementing purchasing strategies and processes, come join Illinois’ fourth largest city as our next Procurement Manager.

Responsibilities Include

  • Manages and directs the procurement team, including assignment of work activities and monitoring of workflow.
  • Responsible for the overall development and implementation of purchasing strategies and work process for the City.
  • Provides policy advice to the City administration, assuring City procurement processes are in line with the Procurement Code.
  • Promotes collaborative procurement efforts to drive efficiency across departments and with other municipal entities and vendors.
  • Directs and participates in the analysis, review and award of all City bids and proposals in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and procedures.
  • Builds and nurtures relationships with Business Partners including City Departments, External Vendors, Finance Department Peers and other key groups.
  • Responsible for the follow-up on any contract non-performance issues with vendors.
  • Attends council meetings, as required, to explain bids, proposals, and waiver of bid recommendations.
  • Attends resident group meetings for discussions related to procurement processes and city contracts.
  • Recommends the revision of rules and regulations in the Purchasing Ordinances. Responsible for maintaining records to support City procurement processes and finalized contracts.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, or related field required.   
  • Certified Public Purchasing Official designation (CPPO) preferred.  Three to five years of related experience required.
  • One to three years’ experience in a supervisory role preferred related skill sets required.
  • Graduate degree in Public Administration, Business or Finance preferred.   

Additional Information

The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 148,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.



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City of Naperville


400 S. Eagle St
Naperville0  60540
United States

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City of Naperville
Procurement and Accounts Payable Manager
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