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Recruitment #22-005475-0002




MDH, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as the Chief of Operations, OBM in PHPA. This position helps plan, direct, and implement all administrative support services in PHPA. The position is responsible for assisting with oversight and implementation of administrative and other actions in support of program operations including all procurement activities relating to commodities, grants, Interagency Agreements oversight of the Service Level Agreements with MDH Office of Enterprise Technology, personnel services, communication, inventory control, space, fleet, records retention, and facilities’ operations, including emergency preparedness to ensure continuity of operations in the event of an emergency or incident whereby the relocation of PHPA staff to another building or facility is necessary to continue routine operations. The position directly supervises approximately one (1) Procurement Manager and oversees the supervision of two (2) Procurement Officers III, Two (2) Procurement Officers I and two (2) administrative staff through subordinate supervisors.


Qualified candidate must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 5 years of experience in government procurement, at least 2 years of which must include procurements of multi-year contracts in excess of $1million.  Candidate must also possess 3 years of managerial or supervisory experience.

Selected candidate must obtain and possess certification as a Procurement Professional from the Maryland Department of General Services within one year of appointment

Applicants may substitute additional procurement/contracting experience at the rate of one year of experience for 30 credit hours, up to 120 credit hours.


NIGP Certification strongly preferred


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. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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.

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