Procurement and Compliance Manager
Treasury Professional Manager I
|Department||Treasury Insurance Management|
|Date Opened||1/31/2023 10:39:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||2/19/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$82,399.00 - $127,637.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Michele Reid|
The constitutional and statutory provisions relating to the Office of the State Treasurer can be found in Articles I, III, V, VI, and XII of the Maryland Constitution; Title 5 of the State Government Article; and Titles 2 and 6-9 of the State Finance and Procurement Article.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The Maryland State Treasurer’s Office (STO) is responsible for engaging in and controlling procurement and award of Statewide contracts for banking and financial services, as well as insurance and insurance services, as per State law and the Maryland Constitution. In accordance with the Treasurer’s role to protect the State’s assets, this position is responsible for overseeing the agency’s unique procurement program, producing sound and legally defensible procurements which are in the best interest of the State so that Statewide agency operations are continuous, productive and exemplary.
This position serves as the manager of the two-person procurement unit for the State Treasurer’s Office. The STO Procurement and Compliance Manager is responsible for the direction, coordination and compliance of all procurement activities under the Treasurer’s authority. This includes, but is not limited to, Statewide financial contracts managed by the STO such as master banking depository, disbursement, custody and lockbox contracts; merchant services contracts; financial advisor and underwriter services related to debt issuance and investment advisor services contracts. It also includes Statewide insurance broker services to purchase excess coverage to the State Insurance Trust Fund including special coverage such as general liability, surety bonds and crime and cyber security, auto, property and package coverages, inland marine and ocean, bridges and tunnels, accident and athletic, aviation and transit, and actuarial services. This position also oversees STO program-specific procurements requiring competitive bidding such as lease related Invitations for Bid (IFB) for Statewide energy and equipment lease financing managed through the STO’s Debt Management Division.
Additionally, this position is responsible for developing internal procurement procedures and providing subject matter expertise and recommendations to various State agencies as well as to the Director of Operations regarding major procurement issues. The incumbent represents the Treasurer and his Office at various Statewide procurement committee meetings.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Ideal candidates should have the following:
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
· Two years of experience supervising staff. Examples of supervisory duties include employee evaluations, distribution & review of work, and time & leave approvals.
· Two years of experience in public sector procurement, contract management, or regulatory compliance.
· Consideration will be given to candidates with additional experience in professional public sector level procurement, interpreting and applying laws, regulations, policies and procedures, in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
· Consideration will be given to candidates with certification as a 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) in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
In addition, preference will be given to applicants who possess the following:
· Experience soliciting and managing banking, financial services or insurance contracts
· Experience with auditing contracts and processes
· Experience with process improvement
· Management experience
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
WHY WORK FOR THE STATE OF MARYLAND?
- Job stability and pinnacle experience (we are a Constitutional Office)
- Work-life balance
- Ability to make your mark through public service
- Predictable hours and hybrid teleworking schedules
- Paid holidays 12-13 per year
- Generous paid leave package (annual, sick, personal and compensatory leave)
- State Pension ("defined benefit" plan)
- Tax-deferred supplemental retirement savings plans (401(k) and 457)
- Free parking
- Comprehensive, subsidized health, dental and prescription plans with little to no deductibles, free generic prescriptions, and free preventative health services
- Flexible Spending Account plans for Health Care and Daycare
- State Employees Credit Union
- Direct Deposit
This is a full-time, permanent position with the State of Maryland, and is eligible for full State benefits. To learn more, click here: STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS
The State Treasurer's Office also offers a hybrid telework environment for eligible employees after 90 days of employment.
All job opportunities within the Maryland State Treasurer’s Office are accessible through JobAps, the Statewide Recruitment, Examination and Applicant tracking system. Electronic application is strongly preferred; however, if you do not have access to a computer, you may send a copy of your resume to the State Treasurer's Office, Human Resources, 80 Calvert Street, Room 109, Annapolis MD 21401, or fax to 410-260-4090.
Please upload a current copy of your resume with your application.
All candidates will be subject to a background investigation at the time of interview, to include criminal, civil, and credit history.
Any questions regarding this recruitment or the recruitment process may be directed to the STO Personnel Office at 410-260-7078.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
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