Department of Administrative Services

Chief Procurement Officer (7756EX)

$47.09-$85.56 Hourly / $3,767.32-$6,844.87 BiWeekly /
$98,327.00-$178,651.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the State Contracting Standards Board this class is accountable for implementing the policies and programs of the board.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from the State Contracting Standards Board; for administrative purposes only, supervised by the Executive Director.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Coordinates, plans and manages board activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of board who might impact on program activities; implements and enforces policies of the board relating to procurement including, but not limited to oversight, investigation, auditing, agency procurement certification, procurement and project management training; enforces policies and ensures application of policies to the screening and evaluation of current and prospective contractors; recommends best practices and provides operational and administrative assistance to state agencies in violation of contracting standards; oversees state contracting agency compliance with provisions of statutes and regulations concerning procurement; monitors and assesses the performance of the duties of Agency Procurement Officers; administers the certification system and monitors the level of agency compliance with requirements of statutes and regulations including, but not limited to, education and training, performance and qualifications of Agency Procurement Officers; reviews and monitors the procurement processes of each state contracting agency, quasi-public agencies, and institutions of higher education; serves as Chairperson of the Contracting Standards Advisory Council and as Chairperson and ex-officio member of the Vendor and Citizen Advisory Panel; may draft legislation; performs related duties as required.

APPOINTMENT

  1. No employee of the State Contracting Standards Board shall hold another state or municipal position.
  2. Appointed by the State Contracting Standards Board for a term not to exceed six years unless reappointed in accordance with Section 4e-2 of the Connecticut General Statutes.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Unclassified

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(32)-Purchasing

BARGAINING UNIT

(01)-EXEMPT/ELEC/APPOINT

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

EX 03

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Chief Procurement Officer in Salary Group EX 03 approved effective April 23, 2010. (Revised to modify content)

EFFECTIVE DATE

1/6/2011

CLASS: 7756EX; EST: 3/14/2008; REV: 1/6/2011;