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PROCUREMENT ANALYST II, BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT

Recruitment #19-004569-0002

Introduction

The Department of Information Technology (DoIT) was created by 2008 legislation in an effort to consolidate state agency information technology functions and policies into one department; elevating the department to one that reports directly to the Governor.

In addition to its larger statewide role, the Department of Information Technology manages Information Technology and Telecommunication services within the agency itself and provides support to state agencies, the Executive Office of the Governor, the Governor’s coordinating offices, and a variety of independent agencies within the Executive Branch.

This position will be in DoIT’s Procurement Office (ITPO) in support of procurement, contract management, and procurement oversight functions of the Agency.  ITPO seeks a motivated individual with a solid understanding of procurement principles, contract management concepts, and appropriate work experience applying those skills.

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Information Technology (DoIT)

100 Community Place

Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

This position will be performing procurement duties in the IT Procurement Office. It will be responsible for reviewing the scope and format of the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) IT solicitations and task orders for compliance with IT policies and procedures; preparing Board of Public Works (BPW) agenda items to formally request BPW approval as required for certain procurements; assisting in managing the task order process for use of Statewide IT and Telecommunications contracts; providing guidance, direction, and instruction to other State agencies in developing task orders; assisting in the development of solicitations for Department IT and telecommunication commodities and services in support of Statewide requirements; evaluating proposals received in response to solicitations and task orders and assisting in preparing award selection recommendations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of professional public sector procurement, or private sector contracting experience, which included activities such as advertising procurement opportunity, distributing specifications to vendors, conducting vendor conferences, receiving and securing bids or proposals, coordinating evaluation committees, conducting vendor debriefings, and monitoring contract performance.

Notes: 1. Additional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.

2. One year of experience in ensuring appropriate and consistent enterprise-wide interpretation of and compliance with enterprise level procurement laws, regulations, policies and procedures may be substituted for the required general procurement experience.

3. A Doctorate of Jurisprudence (JD) or a Master’s degree in Business Administration may substitute for two years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in logistics specialist classifications or administrative support specialty codes in the financial management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

A certification (or planned certification with date) from one of the following:

-Certified Purchasing 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),

-FAC-C.  

Experience procuring IT goods and services.  Experience could include, for example, issuing solicitations; reviewing proposals; managing an evaluation team; preparing procurement documents; negotiating terms and conditions; managing vendor relationships.

Experience managing contracts providing IT goods and services.  Experience could include, for example, managing contractor performance; preparing and issuing change orders/modifications; resolving performance, invoice, or payment issues.

Experience using the following software:  Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Google applications (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms),  Adobe (Acrobat Pro).

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.