Contracting & Acquisitions Agent IV

Recruitment #210114-F14D-01

Introduction

Contracting & Acquisitions Agent IV, F14D

This position is located at Griffin Memorial Hospital in Norman, Oklahoma.

Company Overview:
The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is responsible for providing services to Oklahomans who are affected by mental illness and substance abuse. ODMHSAS strives to provide persistent, incremental improvements in the quality and effectiveness of treatment which results in better recovery for more Oklahomans.  Our state-operated facilities are commissioned to provide services that promote consumer empowerment, wellness, recovery, and integration in the community.

Griffin Memorial Hospital (GMH) is located in Norman, Oklahoma, and serves all 77 counties in Oklahoma as the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) treatment center for adults.  GMH provides community crisis stabilization and residential treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health and trauma related conditions. 

Griffin Memorial Hospital is committed to creating a nonviolent and trauma-informed culture through the seven (7) Sanctuary Commitments.  Those Commitments are - Non-Violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Learning, Shared Governance, Open Communication, Social Responsibility, and Commitment to Growth and Change.

Job Type/Salary: Full-time, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM / Pay Band K, $44,940.23 - $61,307.00

Responsibilities:
The incumbent will administer the warehouse, including staff members, inventory, etc.  and, oversee the purchasing department to ensure that all State and Agency purchasing rules and procedures are followed. Duties may include competitive bidding or negotiation; evaluation of proposals; analyses of products; disapproval or termination of contracts; and ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements concerning contracting and purchasing. If selected for Level IV, incumbent will perform in a leadership capacity.

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill any job related travel normally associated with this position and as such have a valid driver’s license.

***PREFERENCE STATEMENT:
Preference may be given to  applicants, who have a CPO (Certified Procurement Officer) Certification and  PeopleSoft experience, including creating requisitions and purchase order.***

: Preference may be given to  applicants, who have a CPO (Certified Procurement Officer) Certification and  PeopleSoft experience, including creating requisitions and purchase order.***

Benefit Highlights:
• Generous benefit allowance to off-set insurance costs
• Flexible Spending Account
• 11 Paid Holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year
• Retirement Savings Plan with a generous company match
• Employee Assistance Program
• Longevity Bonus for years of service

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request. EOE

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the acquisition of goods and services for an institution or agency.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Contracting and Acquisitions Agent job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for a specific task, the level of expertise required for the completion of assigned tasks, and the responsibility assigned for the supervision of others. 

Level IV                                     
This is the leadership level where employees perform highly responsible work involving the acquisition of goods and services for an institution or agency under the Central Purchasing Act.  They will direct and supervise the work of assigned staff in activities related to the acquisition of goods and services, such as reviewing requisitions, soliciting bids, evaluating proposals, developing specifications, and approving contracts.
  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level IV:

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three years technical clerical work or an equivalent combination of education and experience PLUS three years of experience involving contracting and purchasing.  

 

NOTE:  Experience should include the following procedures:  sending out invitations to bid and making telephone bids, evaluating bids or telephone price quotes, awarding contracts and/or issuing purchase orders, working with users and understanding their needs and requirements and assuming the responsibility for the correct evaluation and determination of bids and proposals.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.