Looking for a new challenge in a fast paced team atmosphere? As a Staff Services Manager I in the Division of Procurement and Contracts you will provide direction and leadership to the procurement Office, including up to 8 procurement analysts and support staff. As a liaison with the Districts and Programs you will have the opportunity to provide direction and consultation on a variety of purchasing issues and take a proactive approach in finding innovative solutions to their procurement needs. A positive attitude and a commitment to build and maintain strong relationships is a must.
Along with your application you must submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ). A SOQ is a discussion of the candidate’s experience that would qualify him/her for this position. The SOQ should be no more than 2 pages in length, addressing the items noted below. Resumes are optional and do not take the place of the SOQ. Email submittals will not be accepted.
• Please describe your experience that demonstrates your ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form and to make clear and convincing presentations in formal settings.
• Please describe your experience with leading or participating on teams assigned to resolve complex problems or process improvements. What was the problem/improvement and what was your role?
• Please describe your experience that demonstrates your ability to research, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations.
• Please describe your experience that demonstrates your interpersonal, supervisory and leadership skills, including excellent willingness to proactively work in a rapidly changing environment.
Reference PARF # 22-3-223 on the application. All hires are subject to hiring freeze and/or budget approval.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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