AGENCY PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR
|Department||DHS - Ops Ofc - Div of Budget Finance & Personnel|
|Date Opened||8/15/2019 5:15:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||9/27/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$49,476.00 - $79,203.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Betty Ketterman|
LOCATION OF POSITION
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
311 W. SARATOGA STREET
BALTIMORE, MD 21201
Main Purpose of Job
The primary function of this position is to assist the Department of Human Services (DHS) Director of Procurement in order to ensure that the Department of Human Services is meeting its procurement goals in accordance with COMAR Title 21 and DHS Procurement Policy and Procedures.
Supervises, trains, provides guidance and technical assistance to staff; Trains staff on the procurement process and preparation of procurement documents; Provides guidance and technical assistance regarding the procurement process; Advises and instructs DHS Central and Local DSS in the procurement process; Reviews for substance and accuracy and processes assigned tasks; and performs all other related duties as assigned.
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Four years of experience in contract management or procurement involving duties such as: soliciting, evaluating, negotiating and awarding contracts and ensuring compliance with governmental procurement laws, regulations and conditions.
1. Candidates may substitute professional or paraprofessional contract management or procurement experience on a year for year basis for up to four years of the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate education at an accredited college or university at the rate of thirty credit hours for each year of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute the following written certifications, obtained through passing an examination for the required education: Certified Public Manager from the National Association of Purchasing Management; Certified Professional Contracts Manager from the National Contract Management Association; Certified Public Purchasing Officer or Certified Professional Public Buyer from the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council (National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, Inc. or National Association of State Purchasing Officers).
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in Contracting and Industrial Management classifications or specialty codes in the Procurement field of work at a rate of one year of military experience for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications. The ideal candidate would possess:
One year of government experience.
Four years of experience in private or public sector contract administration, purchasing and/or vendor management.
One year of experience using the Maryland Financial Management Information System (FMIS) or similar fiscal software.
Two years of supervisory experience.
One year of experience using Microsoft Suite - Excel to generate spreadsheets for tracking purposes, PowerPoint to create presentations, and Word to create documents and reports.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.
The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Human Services, Examination Services Unit, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Room 137, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.
If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-0882. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.
If you have questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-7414.
If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.
All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and job number and must be received by 5 P.M. on the closing date. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application.
As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
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