PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Administrative Services, Procurement Services, this class is accountable for managing the day-to-day activities of assigned areas in the acquisition (procurement, lease, or rental) of statewide equipment including information technology, construction and real estate leasing, supplies and contractual services, legal, and related programs for the state.
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
This is a managerial level class directly responsible for multiple programs and/or services such as Contractor Prequalification, Surplus, P-Card and Construction Bidding with a large scope of responsibility within the procurement area. Incumbents in this class must have influence over a significant dollar amount.
Receives administrative direction from the Director of Procurement Programs and Services or an official of higher grade.
Manages procurement programs and services; directs assigned staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Manages the staff and operations of an assigned area within Procurement Programs and Services Section; develops, implements, and evaluates program policies, goals, and objectives; assists with design and development of section programs and activities; develops and implements new procedures and procedural revisions; evaluates staff; assists with preparation of section budget; maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of section who might impact on policy or program activities; checks bid proposals and approves recommended awards for conformance with buying practice and state statutes; prepares contracts and conducts open market buying for a specialized group of items; oversees procedures relating to requisitions, bids, awards, and complaints; oversees procedures for requisition control and related programs; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of procurement and business law as it applies to contracts; considerable knowledge of sources of supply; considerable knowledge of principles and methods of centralized purchasing administration; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of technical experience in large scale purchasing or procurement.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
Note: For state employees the Special Experience is interpreted at the level of Contract Team Leader or above.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3. A law degree may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Manager of Procurement Programs and Services in Salary Group MP 68 approved effective June 20, 2005. (Revised to re-title, modify content, and establish new class parenthetical in MP 70)