Department of Administrative Services

Contract Analyst (1661AR)

$31.71-$40.99 Hourly / $2,536.90-$3,279.58 BiWeekly /
$66,213.09-$85,597.04 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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 and contract management as well as customer service outreach and development.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

This class is reserved for a professional member of a team having statewide responsibility (all state agencies, municipalities and boards of education) and individual accountability of over $25 million.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of a Contract Team Leader or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

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 development; customer service delivery; marketing; contracting-negotiations; contracting-administration; project management; problem solving; utilization of technology; ensures team success through motivation, support, training and feedback; makes and follows up on work assignments; 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 as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of procurement practices and procedures; knowledge of principles and techniques of customer service delivery; knowledge of business law and its applicability to procurement, contracting and sales; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; problem solving skills; some negotiation skills; ability to apply technology to business requirements where appropriate; ability to utilize computer software; some ability to lead a team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Six (6) years of experience in procurement work with emphasis on contract negotiation and customer service delivery.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. One (1) year as a Fiscal/Administrative Officer performing work involving contract negotiation and customer service delivery may be substituted for the General Experience.
  2. Two (2) years as a Purchasing Assistant may be substituted for the General Experience.
  3. 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.
  4. A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(32)-Purchasing

BARGAINING UNIT

(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

AR 23

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Contract Analyst in Salary Group AR 23 approved effective October 8, 2010. (2012 SCOPE Review)

EFFECTIVE DATE

2/15/2012

CLASS: 1661AR; EST: 2/24/1997; REV: 2/15/2012;