Procurement Officer I
|Department||Maryland Insurance Administration|
|Date Opened||10/27/2023 4:45:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||11/24/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$57,095.00 - $91,742.00/year (State Salary Guidelines Apply)|
|HR Analyst||Lynn Hill|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
This position will provide assistance in procurement contract preparation, processing and development of equipment, services, construction, supplies, information technology, and other needs, which must be obtained through the competitive or negotiated procurement process. The incumbent will be responsible for contract preparation and development functions associated with contract development from the initial stages until the contract has been awarded and executed.
Experience: Six years of experience, two years of experience in contract management or procurement involving duties such as: soliciting, evaluating, negotiating and awarding contracts and ensuring compliance with governmental procurement laws, regulations and conditions and an additional four years of professional contract management experience or professional procurement experience.
1. Candidates may substitute certification as a Certified Public Manager from the National Association of Purchasing Management; Certified Professional Contracts Manager from the National Contract Management Association; Certified Public Purchasing Officer or Certified Professional Public Buyer from the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council (National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, Inc. or National Association of State Purchasing Officers) for the additional four years of the required experience.
2. Candidates for Option 1 positions may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience of experience in contract management or procurement involving duties such as: soliciting, evaluating, negotiating and awarding contracts and ensuring compliance with governmental procurement laws, regulations and conditions for the required experience.
3. Candidates for Option 2 positions may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in contract management or procurement involving duties such as: soliciting, evaluating, negotiating and awarding contracts and ensuring compliance with governmental procurement laws, regulations and conditions for the required experience.
4. Candidates may substitute additional graduate education at an accredited college or university, at the rate of thirty credit hours for the required experience.
5. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Contracting, Industrial Management or logistics specialist classifications or administrative support specialty codes in the procurement or financial management fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
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 done so already must obtain and possess certification as a Procurement Professional from the Maryland Department of General Services within one year of appointment.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may consist of a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work.
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.
All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.
Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be placed on the Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED or QUALIFIED and remain eligible for consideration for at least one year from the date of examination.
Online applications are strongly preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application to:
Maryland Insurance Administration
Human Resources Division
200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information concerning this recruitment.
The paper application must be received by close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment. Postmarks will not be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
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