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Chief Budget Director/ Chief Procurement Officer

City of Medford



The position promotes the alignment of department goals and objectives with those of the Mayor; reviews, evaluates, and monitors service delivery methods and systems; keeps the Mayor informed of department activities and operations; regularly meets with management to coordinate and provide input into services; disseminates and ensures the execution of City-wide financial longevity plans, strategies, initiatives, values, policies and procedures.

Analyzes financial and economic data and trends; analyzes changes in federal, state, and local laws and regulations that have an economic impact on the City. Prepares recommendations and reports for the Mayor and for financial management strategies, plans, policies, and actions. Prepares and delivers public information regarding the City’s financial performance and long-range strategic planning.

Oversees the development and preparation of the Mayor’s budget recommendations, including the general fund, the enterprise funds and capital improvement programs.

Participates with City department heads and others in presenting the budget before the City Council. Monitors the implementation and compliance with adopted budgets through direction of the Budget & Purchasing Administrator and coordination with City department heads.


As delegated by the Mayor, the Budget Director/ Chief Procurement Officer, oversees purchasing, procurement, and contracting functions performed by all departments including the school department. This includes authorization of purchase orders and contracts up to limits assigned.

Reviews departmental requests; maintains contacts with sources of supply; interviews vendors and receives and tabulates bids. Reviews and negotiates contracts and supervises preparation of purchase orders and related work. Follow up on delivery of purchases and checks for compliance with agreements and contracts. Advises departments and vendors as to established procedures.

Authorizes methods and procedures for all procurement transactions. Establishes procedures for formal advertising, bid proposals and requests for proposals consistent with City and State rules and regulations. Responsible for the transfer, sale, exchange or trade of supplies, materials and equipment in accordance with applicable statutes and ordinances.


Five years of progressively responsible experience in public procurement including supervisory responsibilities. Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO). Chief Purchasing Agent/ Procurement officer experience a definite plus. A B.A./B.S in Business Administration, Finance or Public Administration strongly encouraged. Salary range $1796.69 to $2010.13 weekly

All qualified applicants should send their cover letter and resume to: Jeanne Femino Camuso Assistant Director of Personnel at Medford City Hall 85 George P. Hassett Drive, Medford MA 02155, 781-393-2406, fax – 781-391-3546. The posting will also be on line at under employment opportunities. The city of Medford is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.