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CONTRACT MANAGER

ADMINISTRATOR III

Recruitment #21-002588-0007

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

200 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Attorney General, is seeking applicants for a Contract Manager position. The Contract Manager will work with the Director of Administration and agency stakeholders in all phases of the procurement of services and equipment for the agency, including development of specifications, setting of MBE and VSBE goals, determining type of procurement (e.g. PPN, SBR, sole source, RFP, IFB etc.), posting solicitations, purchase orders, and awards.

POSITION DUTIES

The Contract Manager tracks and monitors contract usage to assist the Director of Administration in budget preparation and fiscal year end closing. The Contract Manager acts as the PPN, MBE, VSBE, and SBR liaison and is responsible for quarterly and annual reporting. The Contract Manager also performs fiscal, personnel and administrative duties including but not limited to property management, security awareness, forms management and records management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures. 

Notes
1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. 
2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience. 
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

A working knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel or comparable spreadsheet skills.

The ideal candidate will have two years of experience in contract management or procurement involving duties such as soliciting, evaluation, negotiating and awarding contracts and ensuring compliance with governmental procurement laws, regulations and conditions. 

Strong organizational skills, detailed-oriented, ability to work at consistently high pace. 

Preferred but not required, familiarity with State of Maryland systems including, eMarylandMarketplace Advantage, FMIS and Workday.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred.

If the online application process is not available, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 or fax to        410-576-6447.

If you have specific questions about recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email jobs@oag.state.md.us.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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