Procurement Manager III
Associate Director of Procurement
|Department||DGS Office of State Procurement|
|Date Opened||11/23/2020 3:17:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/7/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$78,503 - $126,047/year (based on qualifications and salary rules)|
|HR Analyst||Mojisola Ogungbe|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
- Planning, directing, and administering procurement operations with diverse and complex requirements, including supervising and evaluating the work of Procurement Officer Supervisors and lower-level Procurement Officers.
- Assessing DGS procurement operations and identifying activities that require additional monitoring or control, and developing and implementing corrective action plans.
- Reviewing, analyzing, and approving contract documents from other State agency procurement personnel for content and format, to ensure adherence to State procurement laws, regulations, policies and procedures, and to prevent duplicate and unnecessary procurements.
- Establishing procurement procedures and schedules to participate in and conduct offerors’ discussions and contract negotiations.
- Assembling statistical and narrative data and preparing reports for use in evaluating State procurement activity and performance measurement.
- Preparing agenda items and providing testimony for BPW items, as well as bid protests/appeals.
- Supervising staff to ensure the proper reviews, edits, and recommendations for modification to specifications are made to agencies. This includes considering the appropriate start date for the contract, establishing potential timelines to determine times and dates for a site visit/pre-bid/proposal meetings, locations, board items, advertising requirements, etc.; reviewing and determining critical elements, and developing recommended standard contractual terms to ensure fair and competitive bid/proposal and contract award.
- Verifying Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) compliance.
- Other related duties as required by the job that directly or indirectly impact the performance of the Office of State Procurement.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Experience with COMAR and other State of Maryland regulations, policies and procedures is preferred.
- Certification as a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) and/or Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) is strongly preferred.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
2. Employees in this classification, who have not already done so, must obtain and possess certification as a Procurement Professional from the Maryland Department of General Services within one year of appointment.