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Recruitment #20-005474-0001


**This recruitment is limited to current employees of the Maryland State Government only.**




MDH, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA), Office of Finance and Operations, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as the Procurement Manager. The position supports Chief Operations Officer and is responsible for maintaining the Procurement integrity and conserving the financial resources of the Administration. The position is responsible for effecting administrative and other actions in support of program operations, including grants and contracts development and management, technical support for programs, personnel services, financial/fiscal management, and facilities operations. The position directly supervises approximately two (2) procurement Officer Leads and four (4) procurement and administrative staff.


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and five years of experience in contract management or procurement to include: initiating, soliciting, evaluating, budgeting, negotiating, awarding contracts, and ensuring compliance with Federal and State governmental procurement laws, regulations, and internal policies and procedures.    At least two years of this experience must have involved direct supervision of staff and/ or leading other employees. 

Experience conducting procurements which included advertising procurement opportunity, distributing specifications to vendors, conducting vendor conferences, receiving and securing bids or proposals, coordinating evaluation committees, conducting vendor debriefings, responding to protests regarding proposed awards and monitoring contract performance may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.



Desired candidates should possess:

  • Experience performing fiscal and procurement related activities for a State agency;
  • Experience using the Financial Management Information System (FMIS); and,
  • Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel.


**This recruitment is limited to current employees of the Maryland State Government only.**


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. 

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.