In the Department of Administrative Services, Procurement Services this class is accountable for directing staff over one or more statewide program areas within the division.
Receives administrative direction from the Manager of Procurement Programs and Services or other administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff of assigned program area.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations of assigned area(s) of responsibility in the Procurement Programs and Services section;
Coordinates, plans and manages activities of programmatic area(s) and oversees processes related to programmatic area(s);
Formulates program goals and objectives to conform with division policies, standards and legal matters;
Develops or assists in development of related policy;
Interprets and administers pertinent laws;
Develops and monitors budgets for specific program or administrative areas;
Maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of division who might impact program activities;
Develops and implements comprehensive strategies to increase efficient and responsive delivery of services;
Participates in short and long term planning for assigned area(s);
Identifies training and developmental needs of staff;
Provides technical assistance related to program area(s) to other state agencies, state and municipal contractors and/or private businesses;
Works with agency legal and legislative staff in developing legislative proposals impacting programmatic area of responsibility;
Provides analysis of other legislative proposals affecting programmatic area of responsibility;
Facilitates process improvement efforts;
Collects data and reports on division metrics, improvement outcomes and initiatives and identifies areas requiring change;
Reports on progress of implementation of strategic and process improvement efforts;
Stays abreast of local, regional and national industry trends;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
May conduct complex investigations;
May represent agency at meetings of professional and community organizations;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply
management principles and practices;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
principles and practices of business law and its applicability to program;
principles and methods of public program administration;
current organizational development principles and practices;
behavioral science methodologies;
quality management principles and techniques;
oral and written communication skills;
problem solving skills;
Considerable ability to manage group processes;
understand major economic, political, technological and competitive trends affecting business;
implement and apply technology to business requirements;
develop and implement business plans.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of experience in business administration, business management, procurement or public administration.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.
A Master’s degree related to the position requirements or a law degree may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(12)-General Administration and Management
(1)-Officials And Administrators
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 responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Procurement Program Manager in Salary Group MP 65 approved effective January 6, 2017 (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final 22-007