PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Administrative Services, Procurement Services, this class is accountable for administering construction and real estate leasing programs; the acquisition (procurement, lease, or rental) of supplies and contractual services and all equipment including information technology; legal programs associated with statewide procurement and leasing; and related statewide procurement programs and operations.
Receives administrative direction from the Commissioner of Administrative Services or other administrative official of higher grade.
Administers programs and operations of statewide Procurement Services and directs all staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Administers staff and operations of section; develops, implements, and evaluates section policies, goals, and objectives; designs and develops section programs and activities; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards for section staff; prepares section budget; maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of section who might impact on policy or program activities; prepares buying schedules; checks bid proposals and approves recommended awards in conformance with good buying practice and state statutes; supervises, coordinates, and improves procedures in handling requisitions, bids, awards, complaint reports, and related programs; consults on market conditions, source selection and inventory control materials, equipment and contractual services; oversees statewide procurement legal teams; participates in strategic planning and application of best practices; prepares reports as required; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations; considerable knowledge of principles and methods of centralized purchasing administration; considerable knowledge of sources of supply; considerable knowledge of inventory control methods; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years of technical experience in large scale purchasing or procurement.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
Note: For state employees this 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 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 Director of Procurement Programs and Services in Salary Group MP 71 approved effective June 20, 2005. (Revised to modify content and re-evaluate)