In the Department of Administrative Services this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the procurement of commodities and/or services for statewide use with a focus on contract preparation, negotiation, contract management or customer service outreach and development.
Works under the general supervision of a Contract Team Leader or other employee of higher grade.
May lead Purchasing Assistants in support of contracting, procurement and customer service activities and other support staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs a range of
procurement duties in such areas as product and service specification
Ensures team success
through motivation, support, training and feedback;
Makes and follows up on
Assists in evaluation of
individual and team performance;
Works closely with other
teams to ensure success;
May lead day-to-day
support team activities to ensure customer objectives are met or exceeded with
highest quality service;
Performs related duties
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and
procurement practices and procedures;
principles and techniques of customer service
business law and its applicability to
procurement, contracting and sales;
oral and written communication skills;
problem solving skills;
apply technology to business requirements where
utilize computer software;
lead a team.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of experience in procurement work with emphasis on contract negotiation or customer service delivery.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
One (1) year as a
Fiscal/Administrative Officer performing work involving contract
negotiation or customer service delivery may be substituted for the
Two (2) years as a Purchasing
Assistant may be substituted for the General Experience.
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.
A Master's degree in a related
field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General
Successful completion of a
Connecticut Careers Trainee program approved by the Department of
Administrative Services may be substituted for the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
As defined by Sec. 5-196
of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of
positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single
title for administrative purposes. As
such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or
This replaces the existing specification for the
class of Contract Analyst in Salary Group AR 23 approved effective March 08, 2023. (Revised to modify the Minimum Qualifications - Substitutions Allowed
section) Final 24-001